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Music Issue: Ground Up

Four local musicians have been making waves in the Philly music scene with their hip-hop/DJ group, Ground Up. With 10 mix tapes released and two shows lined up in Amsterdam in the coming months, Ground

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Music Issue: 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

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Music Issue: CC Jazz Fest

Jazz has etched itself into the cultural fabric of Philadelphia. The city has served as the mold for jazz legends such as Billie Holiday, John Coltrane, Bessie Smith, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker. Throughout this

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Music Issue: Tayyib Ali

The opening shots of the music video for Tayyib Ali’s “Keystone State of Mind” show glimpses of City Hall, 30th Street Station, Fairmount, Walnut Street shops and other well-known Philly destinations. And even though he

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Music Issue: Good Old War

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