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The Boot & Saddle Should Open by September


Wondering when the Boot & Saddle reboot is going down? Well, so were we. Luckily, the folks over at Philly Mag’s real estate-based site, Property, have their ears to the street. It seems R5 has apparently scheduled the group Grails to perform there on September 14th, which, according to my Continue reading »

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Catch Snowden at The Barbary


Fresh off the release of their sophomore album, No One In Control, Snowden (no, not that Snowden) will be performing at The Barbary Thursday, June 27th. This group has enjoyed heavy rotation at the Aroundphilly offices after we heard about them through a press release (there’s a first). You can stream Continue reading »

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Your 2013 Made In America Lineup


Depending on how you feel about massive crowds, loud, pop music and ultra-heightened security, the weekend of August 31st though September 1st will either be a blessed end-of-summer celebration or a nightmarish hellstorm of incessant inconvenience. As expected, Jay-Z is returning to the Parkway for the second installment of the Budweiser Made in America Festival. Continue reading »

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Chipocrite Abides, Releases New 8-Bit EP Featuring Songs from “The Big Lebowski”


It’s been a while since we last heard from our favorite local 8-Bit-ster, Chipocrite. Since then, the consummate Game Boy musician has relocated to Charlottesville, Virginia, but he recently checked in with us to tell us about his newest EP, which, consequently, gave us a major pleasure overload, man. The EP, Continue reading »

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An Interview with Mark Schaffer of Houndstooth Entertainment


This Friday is Houndstooth Entertainment‘s official launch party featuring performances from Norwegian Arms and Scott Churchman at everyone’s favorite mausoleum of contemporary art, PhilaMOCA (531 N. 12th Street). Tickets are $10 at the door and $8 presale. Philly-based Laser Background and Circadian Rhythms will also be playing, so this means you should probably RSVP Continue reading »

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Tonight: Snowden at Johnny Brenda’s


In 2006 Jordan Jeffares’ acclaimed post-punk pop project, Snowden, released its first album, Anti-Anti. The band’s second album, No One In Control, will be released on May 14th and is currently being crusaded by its first single, “The Beat Comes.” The video for the song is more like a short Continue reading »

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Jerry Seinfeld Was in Town Doing Something with Rapper Wale


Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld recently took a trip to Philadelphia to record “something” for Wale’s new album. Yes, that’s a real sentence grounded in fact. Apparently Seinfeld’s wife is huge fan of the rapper, and when Wale finally met the King of Nothing, he asked him to appear on his Continue reading »

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