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Made In America artist Rosalía shares striking video for new double single

Rosalía | still from video

Slowing down is not on Rosalía‘s agenda. Since releasing her acclaimed sophomore album EL MAL QUERER last fall, the Spanish artist has been consistently putting out singles. The latest drop, a double single lumped together under the title F*cking Money Man, sees Rosalía continue to push her sound and redefine modern flamenco.

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Flamenco phenom Rosalía added to Made In America lineup

Rosalía | still from “Pienso En Tu Mirá” video

This year’s Made In America festival just keeps getting better and better. Last month, Lizzo, Lil Uzi Vert, and more were added to the already stacked lineup. The festival has now announced that Barcelona based artist, Rosalía, is set to perform as well, and her futuristic take on flamenco is not to be missed. The eighth installment of the festival will take place at Benjamin Franklin Parkway on August 31st and September 1st. Continue reading →

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The Week Ahead: Jamila Woods, Darlingside, Rosali and more

Rosali | still from video

Could it be? Is it actually a reasonably chill week in the concert calendar? Indeed, and you’ve earned it, Philly. After months of multiple show options per night, it’s nice to have a breather, especially when the weather is so agreeable. All that said, get yourself to a show, whether its futuristic pop from Jamila Woods at The Foundry tonight, the whimsical folk of Darlingside on Wednesday, or the smorgasbord of West Philly Porchfest on Saturday. But enjoy your you-time this week as well.  Here are six concerts to see in the next seven days, all around Philadelphia.  Continue reading →

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Double Decker Music Series brings Ursula Rucker, Madam Data, Rosali and more on Philly’s best bus tour this summer

Shinjoo Cho at Double Decker Music Series 2017 | photo by Scott Troyan | courtesy of the artist

The Double Decker Music Series will return to the streets of Center City this summer. The mobile concert experience pairs performances by local musicians with a guided tour of Philadelphia’s best attractions, all on the top of a double decker tour bus after sundown. Continue reading →

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Watch Rosali strip down Trouble Anyway for her Celler Session at City Winery NYC

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Rosali at City Winery | still from video

During her late summer solo tour, Philly singer-songwriter Rosali taped a Cellar Sessions set at NYC venue City Winery. Backed by colorfully illuminated wine barrels, she plays four songs from her standout 2018 record Trouble Anyway — “If I Was Your Heart,” “Dead And Gone,” “Silver Eyes,” and “I Wanna Know.”   Continue reading →

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The Week Ahead: Sidney Gish, Patti LaBelle, Rosali, Espers, and more

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Rosali | photo by Constance Mensh | courtesy of the artist

The week starts with blues rock ripper Selwyn Birchwood out in the burbs and wraps up in South Philly with the contemplative singer-songwriting of The Afterglows. In between: classic soul, immersive psych, punk rock and more. Here are 17 concerts to see in and around Philadelphia this week.
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Listen to Rosali spin Frank Ocean, Fleetwood Mac and more in her guest DJ set on the XPN Local Show

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Rosali | photo by Constance Mensh | courtesy of the artist

Philadelphia singer-songwriter Rosali released her wonderful sophomore LP Trouble Anyway last Friday on Spinster Sounds, and tonight she headlines Johnny Brenda’s to both celebrate the record and kick off a summer tour.

Before she packed up to hit the road, Rosali swung by XPN studios yesterday for a Guest DJ set on the XPN Local Show, and she spun everything from Richard & Linda Thompson and The Velvet Underground to Mary Lattimore and Brian Eno.

Between sets, Rosali and I talked about her new record as well as the way her other two bands, Long Hots and Wandering Shade, juxtapose alongside her traditional songwriter solo work. Continue reading →

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Rosali’s new album Trouble Anyway finds inner strength amid dreaminess and despair

Rosali | photo via facebook.com/rosalimusic

According to her label Spinster Sounds, Rosali wrote the songs on her new album “as a way to seek empowerment,” and to allow herself to speak openly and honestly on themes ranging from love to anger, from power to loneliness. The solo project of Philadelphia-based artist Rosali Middleman, also of Long Hots and Wandering Shade, Rosali’s second solo album Trouble Anyway, out now, weaves together a spectrum of emotions and experiences with her singular folk rock sound. Continue reading →

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Rosali releases simple, unfiltered “I Wanna Know” video

Rosali | via spinstersounds.bandcamp.com

Singer-songwriter Rosali has just released a new video from her most recent LP, Trouble Anyway, and the visuals for “I Wanna Know” are magnetic. Hyper-real, under-cut footage paired with the raw alto tone of Rosali’s voice makes for a stirring five-minute watch. It’s simple and clean, and set right here in Philadelphia. Continue reading →