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Tegan and Sara's 'Hey, I'm Just Like You' Feels Like a Regression

'Hey, I'm Just Like You' is awkward, earnest, and bored—like a teenager.

by PEYTON TOUPS

'uknowwhatimsayin?' is Danny Brown's Most Sophisticated Album

The latest album from the Detroit rapper features Run The Jewels, Blood Orange, and JPEGMAFIA.

by TERESA XIE

Spotify's Discover Weekly Reminds Us of the Value of Our Music Taste

How the algorithmic playlist delivered to us each week affirms our sense of self

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Menzingers' 'Hello Exile' is a Great Non–Punk Album by a Punk Band

If punk is the music of growing up, then this record is the sound of getting old.

by MELANNIE JAY

The "Emo Revival" Drudges Up a Genre Debate

New Philly bands and a Fall Out Boy renaissance spark more infighting about what makes a true emo band.

by MELANNIE JAY

Angel Olsen Experiments with Her Image on 'All Mirrors'

The critically acclaimed singer–songwriter explores angst and fury in her new album.

by JULIA DAVIES

Big Thief's 'Two Hands' is Strikingly Human

Big Thief has released one of the best albums of the year—again. 

by JULIA DAVIES

FINNEAS Lacks Intrigue on 'Blood Harmony'

Billie Eilish's brother/producer fails to find his own voice. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Maggie Rogers Puts On A Sincere Performance at the Mann Center

Rogers and opener Empress Of delivered the perfect concert to start off the fall season.

by JULIA DAVIES

Jack Antonoff is Painting Over Pop Music

How the notable producer infuses his own sound into works of musical icons, one project at a time. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

The Fillmore Philadelphia Fell in Love to Daniel Caesar

The R&B artist's live set captivated the entire crowd. 

by MEHEK BOPARAI

Whitney Made Union Transfer Feel Cozy and Familiar

Hand Habits and Whitney perfectly complemented each other on stage.

by TERESA XIE

Evelyne Brochu’s 'Objets perdus' Proves That Actors Can Release Good Albums

The French–Canadian star defies expectations with her music career. 

by KEELY DOUGLAS

Mannequin Pussy Aren't What You Expect

A conversation with Philadelphia's favorite iconoclasts.

by SAM KESLER

The Philly Orchestra Makes Classical Music More Accessible with Free Concerts

The college concert program runs through 2020 and is open to all. 

by JULIA DAVIES

It's Time to Let the Encore Die

What was once a reward for a stellar audience has become tired tradition.

by MELANNIE JAY

The Perfect Playlist to Celebrate America and John Legend

Prepare yourself for his performance at the Stand Up & Vote event this Wednesday with some classics. 

by JULIA DAVIES

The PMA's Friday Nights Series Is an Unmissable Art Experience

The almost–weekly series unifies attendees and artists through whimsical performance and extended museum hours.

by AVERY JOHNSTON

Sabrina Claudio Shines Through Darkness on Her New EP 'Truth Is—The Short Collection'

The artist's newest release shows great promise for her upcoming full album and tour. 

by JULIA DAVIES

'Charli' Trades Mainstream Appeal for Self–Reflection

Charli XCX's newest album stands out as her most mature work yet.

by PEYTON TOUPS

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