XPN favorites Vita and the Woolf (Jen Pague, Adam Shumski) performed the melodic “Springtime Foxes”, a dance-ready track utilizing deep synths, drum pads, and Pague’s unique vocals.
Psych-roots rockers Oldermost performed a stripped down version of their song “Honey With Tea”.
Philly rapper The Bul Bey performed his hit “Where I’m From” a bouncing R&B ode to Philly shot during a power outage.
Fake Boyfriend (Abi Reimold, Sarah Myers, and Ashley Tryba) performed “Wax”, a song from their EP, Mercy.
Roots rockers Chestnut Grove performed “You’re Still Amazing,” a folky cut featuring sweet vocals from lead singer Dee Gerhart.
Atmospheric rockers VoirVoir got their dreamscaping on in a skate warehouse.
Alix Paul and Mike Ruhl created a chorusy synth loop for their song “Candle”, with Paul on vocals and hand drum and Ruhl creating synthetic bass overtones.
Philly rapper Purple Dialect (Zane Rice) spits on “Kick” while creating live samples in his home studio.
Razor Boomerang played “Old Soul”, a smooth hip-hop track featuring vocals from Leroy Hardy and keys from Jeff Milnazik.
Acton Bell performed “In Flanders Fields”, a song by Clifford Hall that uses text from a WWI poem written by John McCrae.
Singer songwriter Emily Ana Zeitlyn of Arc Divers performed her soft spoken song “Rope.”
Folk collective Tutlie‘s eight members performed a beautiful arraignment of “The Bison” that features both jazz harmony and harp.
Chealsea Mitchell performed a sweet and intimate rendition of her song “Somebody’s Baby”.
August John Lutz II of the Levee Drivers‘ dark and rootsy performance of “Cherry Cadillac” brings up memories of both River-era Springsteen and Blood On The Tracks-era Dylan.
That Dream Was Our Life (James Cuartero) performed his song “We Were Born To Bring Love.”
Funky pop combo Flounder Warehouse performs “In My Head” backed by shimmering gold drapes in a Philly apartment.
John Grecia, who performs with the John Grecia Band, played “We Are Darkness and Light”, a heartfelt piano ballad.
Whitewater Pass utilized three part harmony on their song “Your Wide Eyes”, a folky strummer reminiscent of 70’s soft rock.
Singer songwriter fo performed the meditative “Sleep” from his self titled debut album.
Chris Meservey performed “That’s What I Get”, a quiet love song with soft-spoken lyrics.
Meghan Cary used her entry to tell a story in a similar vein to Joni Mitchell with a song called “Responsibility” with the help of a banjo and a piano.
Folk group Mother Moses brought out a very tiny desk and scaled back to two members (Jon Cox and Ellen Tiberio-Shultz) to perform an intimate version of “Jesus, Tell Me.”
Songwriter Carolyn Thorn played the humorous Oreo, dedicated to the titilar cookie.
“Bluebird” by Christopher Davis-Shannon features Michael Durkan on violin and nice view of the Philadelphia City Hall.
Liz de Lise recruited some friends to help her sing along to her song “Oh My God.”
Singer-songwriter Ms. Mandy performed her song “Molly Pitcher” about a sweet story about a lady who had inspired her.
Doug Wartman‘s entry, an instrumental song called “Either Way”, uses fingerpicking and tapping to create an acoustic guitar universe.
While many artists play guitar, John Percy Lasher took to the piano to perform his song “No More Songs For You”.
Brian McGrath performed his song “Cinderella Skin” at his own tiny desk.
Everyone Except Me, the moniker of Michelle Antisocial and her guitar Jack the freshman, performed their song “I Want My Medal Already.”
Alix Paul also performed a solo song “You’re Not My Baby Anymore,” which features an appearance from her cat, Charlie.
Singer Songwriter Jim Hobson played his kind-hearted folk ballad “A Song In Your Heart”.
Philly surf-punks The Pretty Greens played “Soft Lies” in what seems to be not a tiny desk but a tiny basement.
Singer-songwriter Nate Philips played “Diddily Daddily”, featuring backup vocals from Spongebob.
Singer-songwriter Zoe Milford performed the sweet “Acrobats” from her most recent album Coyote Wings.