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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out July 19th!

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Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. This week, the band LIVE celebrates the 25th anniversary of their breakthrough album Throwing Copper.  The re-issue features songs recorded during the sessions but unheard until now.  Also this week, new releases from Mayer Hawthorne and Jake One’s funky TUXEDO project, Texas songwriter Sarah Jaffe, and more!

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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out July 12th!

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Frightened Rabbit | press photo via Atlantic Records

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE. This week, we listen to a tribute to Frightened Rabbit, drop a dose of electroinca with the band Tycho, enjoy the power-pop sounds of Bleached, and more!

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PRESS PLAY: 4 New Albums out June 28th!

PHOTO BY: Alysse Gafkjen
PHOTO BY: Alysse Gafkjen

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week marks the return of The Black Keys, and they’re ready to rock!  Also, it’s release day for alt-country singer Jade Jackson, the Minneapolis band Night Moves, and the strummy songwriter Chris Staples.  Dig in!

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PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out June 21st!

Willie Nelson | photo by Pamela Springsteen | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day! Each week we feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  It’s a wide range of music this week, from psychedelic blues rock of The Black Pumas to in-your-face punk anthems of Titus Andronicus.  Plus, check out the return of The Raconteurs, a new album from Willie Nelson, and more! Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 7 New Albums out June 14th!

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real | Photo by Joey Martinez

Friday is new release day, and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, The Boss returns, Lukas Nelson wants you to “Build A Garden”, and Calexico and Iron & Wine team up again,  Hear selections from those new albums, and more! Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 5 New Albums out June 7th!

Carlos Santana | photo by Maryanne Bilham | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day, and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, Santana celebrates 50 years of music with a brand new album called Africa Speaks.  Plus, two Dylan’s!  Up-and-comer Dylan LeBlanc releases his new studio album Renegade, and Bob Dylan serves up a massive live recording collection from 1975. Hear selections from those, and more. Continue reading →

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PRESS PLAY: 4 New Albums Out May 31st

Ian Noe | photo by Kyler Clark | Courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week Americana storyteller Ian Noe releases his debut album, plus a new double-album from indie-pop duo JR JR!  Here are four new albums you should hear:

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PRESS PLAY: 6 New Albums Out Today

Mavis Staples | photo by Myriam Santos | courtesy of the artist

Friday is new release day and each week we’ll feature a selection of new albums being released and songs we LOVE.  This week, the music ranges from the legendary Mavis Staples to up-and-comers Middle Kids.  Here are six albums worthy of your ears: Continue reading →

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Soon to be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Rick Allen of Def Leppard, sits in with the Dan & Dan Music Podcast!

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Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC!

In addition to being the drummer for soon-to-be Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band Def Leppard, Rick Allen is also a visual artist. He calls in to talks with the Dan’s about his current art show Legends and Dreams, which is out on tour now. We’ll learn about the inspiration behind his artwork and some of the organizations that Rick has teamed up with. Plus, the guys talk about the recent Hall of Fame nomination and what other plans Rick has in the year ahead. Also on the show, Dan and Dan pick new songs of the week and tell us their New Year resolutions in song form.

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A man of Many Moods, Ben Vaughn guests on the Dan & Dan Music Podcast!

Ben Vaughn Quintet | photo by Taylor Johnson for WXPN

Meet Dan and Dan! Dan Reed, Music Director and Afternoon Host at WXPN/Philadelphia and Dan DeLuca, Music Critic and Columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer sit down on a bi-weekly basis to talk MUSIC! 

Happy New Year from Dan and Dan. The guys usher in 2019 with the most musical of guests, Mr. Ben Vaughn. From his early days listening to AM radio just across the river from Philadelphia, to his current gig hosting The Many Moods of Ben Vaughn radio show, music is life for Ben Vaughn. He’s done it all as a songwriter, performer, producer and DJ. Ben shares some stories with the Dan’s on our first podcast of 2019.

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