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The Week’s Best Free MP3s, incl. Residuels, Lac La Belle

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Residuels | video still by Kyle Garvey for WXPN

Local rockers Residuels stopped by for this week’s Key Studio Session. The band will release its debut LP shortly and treated us to some previews of tracks like “Enough” (below), as well as a cover of 13th Floor Elevators’ “You’re Gonna Miss Me.” Check out the full session here, along with a 16mm video of “Enough.”

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Folkadelphia Session: Lac La Belle

Lac La Belle | photo by Joel Williams | courtesy of the artist
Lac La Belle | photo by Joel Williams | courtesy of the artist

Second to the music, which draws and binds us together, is our shared history with the musicians, which seems to deepen with time. It’s an amazing privilege with Folkadelphia to queue up tracks for a radio show, scroll down the playlist, and think to myself “it was great helping so-and-so out with their last two shows in Philly” and “oh man, I can’t wait for us to premiere such-and-such’s in-studio session that we recorded three months ago, what a blast!” In this folksy music world of ours, when we’re drawn together, we tend to stick together. Then, as albums are released, music is shared, tour dates are booked, on the Folkadelphia side of things, we feel such tremendous pride in hearing and seeing artists evolve and that we possibly lent the smallest little help along the way here in Philadelphia.
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Folkadelphia presents Kath Bloom with Lac La Belle and Cave Country tomorrow at Studio 34


Fred Knittel’s Folkadelphia presents the latest in its folk music concert series with American songstress Kath Bloom, who will perform with folksters Lac La Belle and Cave Country tomorrow, Friday June 15th, 8pm at Studio 34 in West Philly. Tickets to the all-ages performance can be purchased for $9.27 (includes service fee) here, or for $10 at the door. On June 25th, Kath Bloom will release her new EP, Here I Am, on Carlo Verde Records. Below, watch a video of Lac La Belle performing “I Love My Love.”