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Watch Cayetana perform “Madame B” for World Cafe

Augusta Koch (left) and Allegra Anka (right) of Cayetana | Photo by Kelsey Stanger
Augusta Koch (left) and Allegra Anka (right) of Cayetana | Photo by Kelsey Stanger

Cayetana visited the World Cafe this week for Sense of Place Philly, host David Dye’s inside look at the past and mostly present Philly music scene.

During the week on the show, some of Dye’s guests will be The War On Drugs, The Districts, Dr. Dog, Hop Along, STS, Waxahatachee, a special one hour show on The Sound of Philly, and more. You can listen to sessions from the show here. Continue reading →

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Son Little makes a moving television debut for CBS Saturday Sessions

Son Little | Photo courtesy of the artist
Son Little | Photo via facebook.com/SonLittleMusic

Son Little is perhaps one of the most interesting and captivating artists to emerge from Philadelphia in recent years.  With an ability to appeal to a wide spectrum of listeners, his songs can range from soul and folk to hip-hop and blues. Recent singles even come across as a driving force for social change, showcasing his thoughts on Ferguson and other injustices that plague society. Continue reading →

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Superheaven is celebrating the release of Ours is Chrome at The Barbary

 

Superheaven | via facebook.com/superheavenband
Superheaven | via facebook.com/superheavenband

The sun set long ago for the Doylestown band known as Daylight.

But that didn’t mean they stopped making the battering, heavy songs that offered a throwback to the 90′s, served up on their debut record Jar. In fact, they took that sound and perfected it. That is what you will hear from Superheaven – different name, same snarling attitude. Continue reading →

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MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Watch Bob Dylan sing on David Letterman’s penultimate show, & See Jason Isbell perform “The Thrill is Gone” in tribute to B.B. King.

Gus Stewart/Redferns via Getty Images
Gus Stewart/Redferns via Getty Images

With the clock winding down on The Late Show with David Letterman, Bob Dylan made a rare television appearance last night, appearing on the show to sing “The Night We Called It a Day,” from his latest album “Shadows in the Night.” Watch. Continue reading →

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Girlpool release music video for “Before The World Was Big”

Girlpool |photo by Alice Baxley | via https://www.facebook.com/GIRLPOOOL
Girlpool |photo by Alice Baxley | via https://www.facebook.com/GIRLPOOOL

Philadelphia by-way-of Los Angeles duo Girlpool don’t need a full-band sound to direct-hit your feelings.

Comprised of Cleo Tucker (guitar) and Harmony Tividad (bass), they’ve been acclaimed for their raw, stripped down songs, using only their instruments and piercing vocal harmonies. On Sunday, they released a music video for the title track off their debut album, Before The World Was Big, due out June 2. Continue reading →