philaLIVE with Jen Strogatz

The Philadelphia Globe is a media outlet dedicated to promoting and supporting music, arts and culture on a local, regional and national level. In partnership with the This is It TV Network, we are proud to present PhilaLIVE, a weekly (sometimes twice, maybe even thrice weekly) video feature that highlights the music, art, and culture of the greater Philadelphia area as well as beyond, expanding the globe. The show’s host Jen Strogatz sits down for one-on-one interviews with a variety of artists and performers with episodes touching on upcoming concerts, shows, music releases, and cultural events that Phila Globe recommends to its subscribers. Be sure to check in every week to see who Jen’s been talking to!


Interview with Yellow Claw

Yellow Claw Nils Interview with Jen Strogatz and Avi Warren for The Philadelphia Globe

Catching up with Nils from Yellow Claw Tomorrowland, which had 400,000 attendees at their last edition, is hosting a two-day digital music festival on July 25th and 26th (Europe) and July 26th and 27th (America) bringing together the planet’s biggest names in electronic dance music and the world’s best technology in…


Interview With Philly’s Commonwealth Choir

Power-pop band Commonwealth Choir has been simmering and thriving within the Philadelphia music scene for years now, and their new EP, No End (released back in June on Know Hope Records) is a culmination of the work and connection that the band has built with both each other and their…


Interview with Kimberly Dawn

Interview with Kimberly Dawn – We spoke with Country artist Kimberly Dawn who recently released her latest single, “Nashville”. Nashville is a sweet summertime ballad about finding love, chasing dreams, and moving on. Using her natural talent for storytelling to express an authentic message of perseverance, humility, courage, and resilience, Kimberly…


Interview with Thin Lear

Katie Feeney hosts an episode of PhilaLive and speaks with Matt Longo AKA Thin Lear. A Queens-based indie folk-rock singer-songwriter, Matt announced recently that his new full-length album Wooden Cave, originally set for release April 24 on EggHunt Records, will now be released on July 24, 2020. Born and raised on Long…

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Even The Rich Podcast From Wondery

Even The Rich Podcast hosts Aricia Skidmore-Williams and Brooke Siffrinn give The Philadelphia Globe’s host Jen Strogatz and her best friend Liza Gold all of the gossip on The Wondery’s newest podcast, Even The Rich. On Wondery’s new series, Brooke and Aricia will tell the stories of some of the…


Interview with John Vettese From WXPN & The Key

John Vettese From WXPN-FM’s The Key, talks with Jen Strogatz about his work in radio, his favorite music, his thoughts on Lil Uzi Vert, what he looks for in new music to feature on the radio, how to approach XPN staff to get your music put in the rotation, and more.


Interview with WXPN and World Cafe’s Bruce Warren

Jen Strogatz talks with Program Director and on-air host at WXPN, Bruce Warren about what it’s like to work in radio, changes in various music scenes over the last 30 years, how they choose the music that they play on WXPN fm, and how artists should approach radio staff if they are trying to get their songs put in the rotation.

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Opus Vitae

On this PhilaLIVE, host Jen Strogatz talks to LA based indie rock artist Opus Vitae about his newest single, “Carry The Weight” and his upcoming album. “Carry The Weight” follows the winter release “Chasing Ducks” and will be part of project to be released in two parts, as an LP…