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Listen to some awesome DJ sets from WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon

DJ Cosmo Baker, DJ Matthew Law and King Britt chat after their sets in the WKDU Lounge | Photo by John Vettese
DJ Cosmo Baker, DJ Matthew Law and King Britt chat after their sets in the WKDU Lounge | Photo by John Vettese

WKDU held its annual Electronic Music Marathon from October 9th through October 12th. The event was a 78 hour, nonstop DJ curated radio-thon bringing together a diverse group of some of the best DJ talent in Philly to raise money for Philadelphia Mural Arts & WKDU. Over 40 DJ sets from the EMM have been posted to WKDU’s Soundcloud. Continue reading →

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There are 60 hours left in WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon and they’re going to be incredible

EMM 2015 | via wkdu.xyz
EMM 2015 | via wkdu.xyz

Do you like to dance? Then cancel your weekend plans, call out of work on Monday, turn down the lights and turn up Drexel’s student-run station WKDU. They’re 18 hours into their 12th annual Electronic Music Marathon, it’s only noon, and the beats are fierce. Last night Joe Patatucci from Data Garden played music from plants (really) for two hours, with Foreign Affairs following for two hours in the late night. Right now, Kevin Rucker is wrapping a set of bright and beautiful house jams. Tomorrow sees celeb sets from Spank RockDev 79, and Jack DeezlContinue reading →

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The Key’s Year-End Mania: Bruce Warren’s Best of Philly Music 2014

Amanda X: Tiff Yoon, Cat Park, Kat Bean | Photo by Peter Murray | petermurrayphotography.com
Amanda X: Tiff Yoon, Cat Park, Kat Bean | Photo by Peter Murray | petermurrayphotography.com

Year-End Mania is the Key’s survey of the things below the surface that made 2014 awesome. In this installment, XPN Program Director Bruce Warren weighs in on the 2014 Philly music scene.

We thought 2013 was a fantastic year for the Philly music scene, however 2014 proved to be even better. Continue reading →

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WKDU’s Electronic Music Marathon sets now available online!

WKDU Electronic Music Marathon
Some of the DJ setup for WDKU’s Electronic Music Marathon

From October 11th to the 13tg, Drexel’s student-run radio station WKDU hosted their 11th annual Electronic Music Marathon, featuring DJs from all over the city live mixing on the show for dedicated timeslates over the entire course of the weekend. Listeners were asked to donate to the event as well, which benefited Musicopia and Village of Arts & Humanities, two local non-profit organizations that focus on promoting music and the arts in Philadelphia and exposing kids to music and the positive effects and influence it can have. Continue reading →