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"Room 25" Solidifies Noname as a Rapper You Should Know

The debut album by the musician Rolling Stone called “one of the best rappers alive.”

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

A Blast From The Past: Lisa Stansfield Concert Review

Lisa Gathered the Stans for a celebration of times past.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

Matt McCloskey and Making Music for a Living

Between private lessons, small group tutoring, rehearsals, and performances, he never puts down the guitar.

by MELANNIE JAY

Experiencing my First Concert with Mitski

Mitski’s performance on October 19 at Union Transfer was the first of two shows to play in Philadelphia for her Be the Cowboy fall tour.

by SHANNON ZHANG

Pay Attention to Horror Movie Soundtracks This Spooky Season

Stop to appreciate the artistry of a well–made horror movie soundtrack this Halloweekend.

by SHRIYA BEESAM

'A' by Usher and Zaytoven: An Uneven 27 Minutes

The collaboration between the singer and the producer has its hits and misses.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

At Jazz & Grooves’ First Show, DJ Haram and Injury Reserve Bring the Heat

The pounding beats and thunderous vocals kept the crowd moving until early morning. 

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

The Penn Symphony Orchestra's Phenomenal Tackling of Tchaikovsky

A musical rendition of joy by an orchestral community 100 strong. 

by JOSEPHINE CHENG

You Need to Listen to Spotify's New Global X Playlist

Rhythmic jams from around the world. 

by SRINIDHI RAMAKRISHNA

The Spine–Chilling Spooky Season Playlist

A collection of songs to jam out to as Hallow’s Eve approaches.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Don’t Miss Big Thief at First Unitarian This Weekend

The folk rock Brooklyn quartet behind “Shark Smile" will make a stop in Philly this weekend.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Repo Records is Your Staple Music Store

Vinyl, CDs, cassettes, clothes, and quirky customers abound in this South Street staple.

by MELANNIE JAY

Five Video Game Soundtracks to Listen To

Here’s some of our favorite music from tough missions and terrifying boss battles.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Roundup: Best Albums You May Have Missed This Past Month

Everyone from Noname to Kurt Vile has dropped a can’t–miss album this month.

by SOPHIE BURKHOLDER

Reflecting on Coming Out and Coming of Age at Troye Sivan's Concert

His 'Bloom' tour creates a space for queer young people like me. 

by DANIEL BULPITT

Party Like It's 1977 at This Fleetwood Mac Rave

The ‘Rumours’ are true. Party like it’s 1977 on Oct. 18 at Underground Arts. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

'Surf–Rock' Band Wavves is Coming to Philly

Their "I Love You Too" tour will stop at Union Transfer on Nov. 1. 

by SHUNMEL SYAU

Reflecting on Marty Balin's Psychedelia Legacy after his Recent Death

Reflecting on Marty Balin's legacy in Psychedelia after his recent death.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

Revisiting 'Yeezus' in Anticipation of 'Yandhi'

An album that changed the music world by force.

by ALEKSEI KURYLA

On Growing Up with Lana del Rey

Two singles from her new album are out now. Here's why I think I've outgrown her. 

by AMANDA XU

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