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Jo Kusy provides a Sunday afternoon soundtrack with Wild Violets

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Jo Kusy | photo courtesy of the artist

When we caught up with local guy Jo Kusy this week about an album he released in February called You Break Me, he told us about even newer record he just completed called Wild Violets. The cassette will be out in a few days via Time Castle Records, complete with violet-scented paper and a release show at Beautiful World Syndicate on Sunday, April 3rd.

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Magic Death Sounds announces line-up for annual block party with Power Animal, APHRA, Jo Kusy and more

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Jo Kusy | photo courtesy of the artist

Magic Death Sounds has announced details of its 3rd annual block party, taking place in Fishtown on August 30th. The two-stage event will showcase the tape label’s roster of artists along with other up-and-coming locals, including electronic soul-pop project APHRA, psych-rock songwriter Jo Kusy, electronic experimentalist Power Animal and more. There will also be food, drinks, and flea market vendors on hand, making it the kind of block party you won’t want to leave. Check out a highlight reel of last year’s party below and get more details here.

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Jo Kusy brings new tape Giant Black Dog In the Snow to Beautiful World Syndicate next week

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Jo Kusy | photo courtesy of the artist

Jo Kusy will be performing an in-store session at Beautiful World Syndicate in East Passyunk next Friday, January 30th. The Far-Out Fangtooth guitarist released a solo cassette called Giant Black Dog In the Snow late last year on Brooklyn label Time Castle Tapes as his primary band wrapped up a European tour.

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