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Return of the Ghost

Ghostface Killah, otherwise known as Wally Don or Tony Starks, visited North Philadelphia to promote his new album, “More Fish.” For his sixth solo album, Ghostface, formerly of the Wu-Tang Clan, opened up the mike to his whole crew, Theodore Unit.…

‘Social Scene’ breaks in with Indie rockers here

The Electric Factory hosted another indie rock band Thursday to appeal to the “underground music” scene of Philadelphia. This time they hosted the relatively well-known indie rock super group from Canada, Broken Social Scene.…

+44 won’t add up for fans

Think back several years when Limp Bizkit disbanded and left blink-182 as the hottest band to dislike. But before the fallout, fans sang to such sardonic songs as “What’s My Age Again?,” and “Dammit,” believing they were in on the joke.…

Age ain’t nothing but a number

He wouldn’t stop stepping on my feet. We were standing in the atrium of the Royal Horticultural Hall in Victoria, waiting in packed quarters for the ushers to open the doors to the Kristian Aadnevik Spring 2007 fashion show.…

Garth Brooks meets Jay-Z

Lucas Carpenter does what so many young musicians find themselves doing these days: He checks up on his MySpace account. “MySpace is a Godsend,” Carpenter said in a recent telephone interview.…

Rocking the Rotunda

Music was in the air at The University of Pennsylvania’s campus this past Saturday as the PopNoise Festival made its way back to the Rotunda for the third year in a row.…

Sing out loud

Karaoke, long a tradition in Japan, has finally clawed its way across the bottom of the Pacific Ocean, found its way to the Schuylkill River and died on the front step of the city we call home.…

Country music not just a sound of South

Country fans are standing loud and proud and the rest of the city is noticing. In recent years, country music has left Nashville and found its way to many major American cities.…

A ‘taste’ that leaves you wanting more

“Philly has been a place since we’ve started touring where we feel appreciated,” said Kyle Breckenridge, drummer of the band Thrice. “We always go to Jim’s for a cheesesteak. You can’t beat the cheese-steaks there.”With summer nearing, music fans are getting ready to embrace the year’s biggest tours.…