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Folkadelphia 2013 – Philadelphians Get Folky At Old Poole Farm

Folk Fest

Festivals become an ecosystem of their own, comprised of more than what you see on stage: the camping, the music, the friends, the food, the beer, the drugs, the landscape, the weather, the late-nights, the early-mornings, the vendors, the porta-johns, the $5 breakfast sandwiches, finding ice, the granolas, the mud, the dust, parking, dancing, etc.

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XPoNential Festival: So Far So Good; Sunday Sure to Please

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After two solid days of music, we’re gearing up for day 3 of the Xponential Music Festival.  This year marks 20 summers of music on the river presented by XPN. And this milestone year has not disappointed.  Over the past two days we’ve witnessed a slue of great acts, enjoyed good times with friends, and

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You Need Jeff Mangum.

Words by: Matthew McCabe Perhaps the greatest hindrance to Jeff Mangum’s career has been hyperbole. Music fans are a notoriously cynical lot, and when an artist finds himself elevated to messianic proportions, concerts likened to spiritual experiences and records revered as cultural landmarks, the result is more likely to engender skepticism and general disdain than

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All Good Moves to Ohio for 2012

After 9 years of music, camping and good times Marvin’s Mountiaintop, the 16th All Good Festival will be moving to Legend Valley in Ohio. 30 miles east of Columbus, Legend Valley – formerly known as Buckeye Lake Music Center – has hosted some legendary acts over the last 50 years: The Grateful Dead, The Allman

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Jukebox the Ghost Euro Tour Pics and a New Video…?

Check out this slide show of photos from Jukebox the Ghost’s Euro Tour. Also see below for some sweet Jukebox video rumors… Rumors! Yes, that’s right a rumored video from Jukebox the Ghost could or could not premier next week.  Actually, it is no rumor. The video for “Half Crazy” will drop sometime next week.

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Anthrax, Testament and Death Angel Play The Electric Factory: Photo Recap

Words and Images by David Turcotte The brutal force of Anthrax, along with thrash legends Testament and Death Angel, destroyed a packed house at the Philadelphia Electric Factory last Thursday night. Along with finishing up the Big Four tour with Metallica, Megadeath and Slayer, Anthrax has just released its first highly anticipated studio album in

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It Was, Is, And Will Remain, All Good.

361 days a year, Masontown WV boasts a modest – and modest is probably an exaggeration – population of 647.  Each year, for the past 15 years, Masontown swells in mid-July when the musical masses set up camp on top of Marvin’s mountain for three days of music, and well, you know, many other things.

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LISTEN: After 4-Year Hiatus, Mocean Worker Drops New Track

  “These ain’t good times, so why not have something that makes us feel good?” are the words of the Mocean Worker himself.  Hearing his unique blend of big-band meets house DJ meets blues band; one won’t be able to NOT move to this groove. The new album, Candygram for Mowo will be available September

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XPN’s XPoNential 2011: Saturday, Saturday, Saturday!

Keep yourself hydrated. Well, we are staying hydrated with a deluge of delicious music from yet another incredible XPoNential Festival. Writing this post to the sweet and rocking sounds of Ted Leo and the Pharmacists, let’s take a brief moment to reflect back on some of the highlights from this early afternoon’s musical melange: Queen

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Rave On Buddy Holly: Tribute to America’s Rock N Roller, Out June 28

On June 28th, Rave on Buddy Holly a modern tribute to Buddy Holly will be released.  Holly’s musical career, albeit short-lived, brought a blend of blues and country to a widespread audience.  This blend of music eventually became what we today call rock – n – roll.  Not only inspiring artists with the music he

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