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Music Issue: Chiddy Bang

Courtesy Chiddy Bang While most Philadelphia musicians credit their hometown with helping them score gigs, drummer Noah Beresin of Chiddy Bang appreciates his roots for its musical diversity. “I think where Philly helped us the most was in raising me as a child and exposing me to jazz and hip hop and punk rock and disco and all kinds of weird s–––,” Beresin said.…

Music Issue: Good Old War

Courtesy Andy Patch The “team effort” approach isn’t just for class projects anymore. On Good Old War’s new album, “Come Back as Rain,” collaboration was the driving force behind the album’s creation, according to drummer and vocalist Tim Arnold.…

Street sounds: Mountjoy

TIMOTHY VALSHTEIN TTN While some bands cringe at the thought of labeling themselves, Mountjoy has adopted their genre, “psychedelic swagger,” with pride. Comprised of Victor Gennaro on guitar and vocals, Bob Szafranski on bass guitar, Ryan Farber on drums and Cameron Sima on guitar, Mountjoy is becoming a presence in the South Philadelphia and Northern Liberties music scene.…