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Sunny Day in Glasgow: From a Scottish art college to a bedroom in Philly, shoegazer Ben Daniels brings it all back home.

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Decent Party: Diplo's Mad Decent Label Throws Its Second-Annual Block Party

Back in August, Mad Decent hosted its second-annual Block Party in Philadelphia.… Read more »

Weird Mess: Getting Deep with Philadelphia's Hard-To-Pin-Down Noise-Punk Underground.

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DJ Sega: Rollerskatin' and "party" hatin' with the youthful progenitor of the Philly club sound.

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Space 1026: An artist-run studio/gallery finds a loving home in Chinatown.

At the heart of Philadelphia’s Chinatown lies a semi-secret art gallery and studio known as Space 1026.… Read more »

High Steaks: Beat king RJD2 goes in search of the perfect Philly cheesesteak.

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Jneiro Jarel: A nomadic hip-hop head keeps it fluid in viberia.

Producer/MC Jneiro Jarel prefers not to call any one city his own.… Read more »

Cold Cave: Dark wave and Brian Eno collide for a bedroom dancefloor epiphany.

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Gutter Twins: Dev79 and Starkey take the sound of the Philly streets worldwide.

The everything-but-the-kitchen-sink aesthetic that DJs/producers Gair "Dev79" Marking and PJ "Starkey" Geissinger call "street bass" combines touches of Dirty South hip-hop, grime, Miami bass drops, glitched-out sex funk, dubstep, and dancehall—yet the two City of Liberty gents still have a way of making the sound a regional one. … Read more »

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