K’Valentine @ Theatre of Living Arts 4.9.17

Gracie Stagliano After interviewing K'Valentine in January to discuss her performance on the Seven tour with Talib Kweli and Styles P, I was able to see her vision come to life at her show in Philly. After two high energy performances by local hip-hop group Hardwork Movement and Reef the Lost Cauze, K'Valentine walked onto … Continue reading K’Valentine @ Theatre of Living Arts 4.9.17

Jay IDK @ Union Transfer 2.4.17

Gracie Stagliano When I told my friends I was going to cover Isaiah Rashad’s concert, after telling me they were insanely jealous, those who knew his music described it as “chill” rap. As one friend put it, it’s not exactly what you listen to at the gym. While I wouldn’t necessarily argue with this classification, … Continue reading Jay IDK @ Union Transfer 2.4.17

Kacey Musgraves @ the Town Hall 12.8.16

Jack McCall The Voice of Country Music On Thursday, December 8th, country music singer-songwriter Kacey Musgraves brought the holiday spirit to New York City’s Town Hall with her Very Kacey Christmas Tour. I anticipated that it was going to be a good show, especially after I saw her perform at the Apollo Theater last year, … Continue reading Kacey Musgraves @ the Town Hall 12.8.16

Parquet Courts @ Union Transfer 1.31.17

Lessons in Humility Matthew Faller If there is one thing Parquet Courts do well, it is this: not take themselves too seriously. Do they keep the music serious? Always. Themselves? Not as much. Their laid back attitude was brought out in kind as they opened their ongoing winter tour at Union Transfer last Tuesday, and … Continue reading Parquet Courts @ Union Transfer 1.31.17

Great Good Fine Ok @ The Foundry 1.31.17

Ryan Bowman On their second to last date of the tour, the Brooklyn based synthpop group Great Good Fine Ok brought their heart-thumping tunes to an intimate show at The Foundry. Taking the stage after the opening band, Flor, they entered with a vibrant light show accompanied by keyboardist / MalletKat player Luke Moellman setting the tone for … Continue reading Great Good Fine Ok @ The Foundry 1.31.17

K’Valentine 1.31.17

Gracie Stagliano An up-and-coming hip-hop artist, K'Valentine is almost at the end of her first tour with Talib Kweli and Styles P. To preview her second-to-last stop on the tour in Philadelphia, I asked her about the tour so far, and what we can expect from her in the near future. https://soundcloud.com/kvalentine1/thats-real-ft-bj-the-chicago-kid An interview with … Continue reading K’Valentine 1.31.17

Frank Turner @ The Fillmore 1.20.17

Review: Zach Leone                            Photos: Ryan Bowman  On January 20th, 2017, two things happened: Frank Turner rocked The Fillmore in Philadelphia, and Donald J. Trump was elected to the highest power in the United States government. Despite these two vastly different events, they … Continue reading Frank Turner @ The Fillmore 1.20.17