Mal Blum doesn’t need a reason to be Mal Blum on “I Don’t Want To,” from new album Pity Boy

Mal Blum | courtesy of the artist

A few weeks back, Mal Blum released “Things Still Left To Say,” their first new song three years. Now, they’ve followed the new tune with the announcement that their new LP, Pity Boy, will be released July 12 on Don Giovanni Records. Mal Blum also shared the second single from the forthcoming record, the upbeat and assertive “I Don’t Want To,” that proves you don’t need a reason to be yourself. Continue reading →


Mal Blum needs to be heard on “Things Still Left To Say”

Mal Blum | photo by Emma Mead

Before they head out on tour next month, Mal Blum has shared some new music — their first in three years. Out now via Don Giovanni Records, “Things Still Left To Say” is a deceptively upbeat song that tackles themes of loneliness and vulnerability as Blum realizes that too many things have been left unsaid. The New York singer-songwriter, who’s spent the better part of the last few years on the road, is joined by friends and fans in the accompanying video to share the sentiment of the song while making sure their own voice is finally heard. Continue reading →


Just Announced: PWR BTTM returns to PhilaMOCA in February

PWR BTTM | Photo by Michelle Montgomery for WXPN |

New York queer punk duo PWR BTTM is headlining a show at PHilaMOCA on Friday, February 17th. The band just finished a fall tour showcasing music from 2015’s outstanding Ugly Cherries LP. The band will be joined by Mal Blum & The Blums and Naked Giants, and tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. on Wednesday the 14th of December . You can get more information and tickets for this all ages event at the WXPN Concert Calendar. Watch the video for “I Wanna Boi” below. Continue reading →