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Elena Gooray


Striking a Pose

Penn's student bodybuilders take to the stage and show off their hard work.

Do you tattoo?

A guide to Philly's parlors


Frank Ocean: We’ll be thinkin’ bout you for a long long time

Download of the Week

"Mr. Virgo" Terry Urban

Album Releases: 4.17.12

Azealia Banks – 1991 EP Since making waves last December with her infectious (and filthy-mouthed) single “212," Azealia Banks has energized the rap scene with house beats and blink-and-you-miss-it speed verses.

Album Releases: 4.10.12

Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls Alabama Shakes has already achieved a feat in choosing a band name that is both geographically and musically apt — the notion of music so raw it gives you the shakes well suits the Southern blues rock crafted by these Alabama natives on their debut LP.

We want no part of "Part of Me"

Katy Perry's latest video is neither feminist nor patriotic

Album Releases: 4.3.12

Bear in Heaven – I Love You, It’s Cool For a band that has chosen such a pointedly nonchalant title for their latest album, the Brooklyn-based Bear in Heaven offers up some pretty earnest electro rock.

Kung Food Truck

Delicious, vegan Vietnamese fare at Kung Fu Hoagies

Walkin' On Sunshine

Explore the charming Center City West neighborhood over some well-matched tunes

Album Releases: 3.20.2012

Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP Talk about a multitasker: already a singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist for Brooklyn darlings Grizzly Bear as well as the more experimental Department of Eagles, Daniel Rossen is now releasing his first solo EP.

Album Releases: 3.13.2012

Delta Spirit – Delta Spirit Preserving their distinct combination of a world-weary attitude and high energy, Delta Spirit drops their third round of soul and country-infused rock.

Album Releases: 2.28.2012

Chiddy Bang – Breakfast More than three years after meeting just a hop, skip and jump away from Penn at Drexel, alternative hip hop duo Chiddy Bang has finally dropped their studio debut.

What A Beautiful World

Break out of University City for some of Philly's best vinyls — and more

Album Releases: 2.21.2012

Damien Jurado - Maraqopa Indie singer/songwriter Damien Jurado adds to his repertoire of soft, brooding tunes with his tenth studio album.

Many Cultures, All Greek

A deeper look at Penn's Multicultural Greek fraternities and sororities.

Word on the Street: Do I Have To?

They’re only three little words, but they can say a lot. I’m not talking about “I love you,” or “Who’s your TA?” or anything else with such obvious (and earth–shattering) meaning.

Review: Lasers by Lupe Fiasco

Spring Fling headliner leaves his rhymes in the oven for a little too long

Review: Gutter Rainbows by Talib Kweli

Eminently Kwelified: Talib Kweli goes old school on latest.

Infinite Similarity

Like their 2006 debut Everything All The Time, Band of Horses’ third release, Infinite Arms, opens with what is possibly its best song.
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