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'While We Wait' is Kehlani at her Best

As she approaches motherhood, this new mixtape is the R&B singer's most mature work yet.

by JULIA DAVIES

Amy Winehouse and Nas Duet on Salaam Remi's New Song

'Find My Love' uses old Winehouse vocals, but mostly falls flat.

by JULIA DAVIES

James Blake Gives a Chilling Performance at the Fillmore

Blake's concert goes beyond just a listening experience.

by TERESA XIE

A Tour of Philadelphia Through Music

Songs that mention Philly locations from South Street to UCity

by MELANNIE JAY

Ranking the Best Hip Hop Artists from Philly

Which rappers stand out among the rest from the 215?

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Adult Mom Serenades a Packed House at PhilaMOCA

The New York DIY band headlined a stacked bill Monday night. 

by SAM KESLER

'Lo–fi Hip–Hop Beats To Study/Relax To,' From Meme to Popular Music Subgenre

Where did the social media phenom originate, and where is it headed?

by JULIA DAVIES

Avril Lavigne’s 'Head Above Water': Very, Very Mediocre

The pop singer shares a few important messages, but the music itself falls flat.

by ARJUN SWAMINATHAN

Dorothy's Freedom Tour Brings Firecracker Passion to TLA

Between punchy riffs and blistering vocals, the Feb. 16 show energized rockers young and old.

by MELANNIE JAY

Artist of the Week: Young Fathers and the Art of Making People Care

The Scottish trio makes experimental rap that defies convention.

by SAM KESLER

The Philadelphia Orchestra's eZseatU Deal for Students is Hard to Pass Up

Finally, concerts that are actually within your budget.

by TERESA XIE

Common Beat Records Retains the Soul of Cedar Park

 The record store doubles as a repair shop, music shop, and community cornerstone. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

Cherry Glazerr Bring Heat to the Church on Valentine's Night

The punk rock three–piece got the crowd moving in the First Unitarian basement.

by SAM KESLER

The Grammys Continue to Fail Hip–Hop and Rap Artists

It's time for the biggest music awards show to step it up.

by TERESA XIE

The Decline of French House

Long gone are the days of Daft Punk’s “Discovery”

by PAUL LITWIN

FIDLAR's 'Almost Free' is a Rockin' Good Time

On their third album, FIDLAR is never too serious, but not to be taken lightly.

by JOHNNY VITALE

'What Chaos is Imaginary' is Girlpool's Best

The duo's sound has changed, but their chemistry remains intact.

by JOHNNY VITALE

Sharon Van Etten Reimagines Rock at Union Transfer

Her Feb. 7 show proved that rock isn’t all headbangers. 

by BEATRICE FORMAN

LCD Soundsystem's 'Electric Lady Sessions': Not Your Typical Live Album

Your favorite LCD Soundsystem songs, but with a little twist.

by TERESA XIE

Broods' 'Don't Feed the Pop Monster' Experiments with Indie Pop

Appropriately titled, this pop duo's third album paves its own way through the pop landscape.

by JULIA DAVIES

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