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Watch Bryant Eugene Vazquez’s new video “Madcap?!”

Photo via Facebook.com/bryantvazquezmusic
Photo via Facebook.com/bryantvazquezmusic

Bryant Eugene Vazquez has been awfully busy in the month of May. We already talked about his new album All Damn Day/The Greatest Hits, which you can read here. The album is now available on Bandcamp via his Bandcamp page. The fourth track on the album, “What’s Paisley? (City Blues)”, was featured last week on the Bandcamp Weekly roundup.

Keeping the momentum going, Vazquez released a music video for the album’s ninth track, “Madcap?!” Continue reading →

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Watch Good Girl cover K. Michelle’s “Hard to Do”

Good Girl | Photo via Facebook.com/wearegoodgirl
Good Girl | Photo via Facebook.com/wearegoodgirl

When Philly R&B four-piece Good Girl stopped by for a studio session with The Key back in March, they brought just the right sound, fitting to the title of their 2014 mixtape 90s Kind of Love: intimate R&B that was reminiscent of female vocal powerhouses of the 90s (like Destiny’s Child, TLC and Janet Jackson, as John Vettese mentioned).

Now the group is breaking into more recent turf by covering singer-songwriter K. Michelle’s “Hard To Do,” off of her 2014 album, Anybody Wanna Buy a Heart? Continue reading →

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The Roots (of course), Miguel and Jennifer Nettles playing Wawa Welcome America

The Roots | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/WawaWelcomeAmerica/posts/900391980002753
The Roots | Photo via https://www.facebook.com/WawaWelcomeAmerica/posts/900391980002753

Wawa Welcome America announced the first several artists playing the 2015 Philly 4th of July jam on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Once again, The Roots will be holding down the day’s events, along with R&B singer and songwriter Miguel and country music star Jennifer Nettles. Continue reading →

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Philly Local favorite Gillian Grassie returns with “Quiet Kinda”

Photo courtesy of the artist
Photo courtesy of the artist

Singer/songwriter and harpist Gillian Grassie is back (well, kinda) with her latest single “Quiet Kinda.” It’s her first release since the 2013 studio album Hinterhaus, and the Philly native describes the new song as “a slow summer jam.” Enlisting the help of some Philly collaborators including Ross Bellenoit, Ryan Kuhns, and Tom Bendel, the harpist filmed the session at the Woodland Mansion in West Philly. Although she can be found in Philadelphia from time to time, Grassie has spent the past two years living across the pond in Berlin. Continue reading →

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Find the beauty in distraction with The Chairman Dances’ new video

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The Chairman Dances | Photo by J. Randolph Brown

To gear up for The Chairman Dances‘ EP release this Friday at The Rotunda, check out their new video for “Consolation,” a track from the forthcoming Samantha Says. The video follows a girl with her nose buried in a book as the city of Philadelphia bustles around her. She seems pretty unphased by her surroundings, which include the band itself as the members surround her on a park bench. Continue reading →