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Music Review of Taylor Swift’s folklore

Music Review of Taylor Swift’s folklore By Tyler Asay When Taylor Swift announced folklore, her 8th studio album, people on the internet didn’t know what to do with themselves. Was it the fact that this record was an out-of-nowhere surprise from music’s biggest pop star? Or was it the fact…

Kev & Ty Record club 7/17
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KEV & TY’s RECORD CLUB 7/17

The A SIDE:  Bartees Strange – “Mustang” I wrote about DC-based singer-songwriter Bartees Strange a couple months ago when he released Say Goodbye To Pretty Boy, an EP of covers of songs by The National. Bartees is back this week with a new original song, “Mustang,” which still takes influence…

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Manayunk’s Family Band, the Tisburys

Dispatch from Around the Globe – Summer Quarantine Edition The Tisburys are a Philadelphia-based indie rock band fronted by singer-songwriter Tyler Asay. Originally from Scranton, PA, the group has evolved from the duo of Asay and guitarist John Domenico, to being joined by bassist Doug Keller and drummer Andrew Huston….

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Kev & Ty’s Record Club Week of 7/10

THE A-SIDE:  Oceanator – “A Crack In The World” Brooklyn, NY’s Oceanator has a new record coming out in late August, titled Things I Never Said. Fronted by Elise Okusami, single “A Crack In The World” is a 90’s power-pop influenced, riff-heavy exaltation a la Weezer or Sleater-Kinney. -Tyler MỸ…

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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…

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Manayunk’s Riverby Releases New Album,”Smart Mouth”

Manayunk’s Riverby Releases New Album,”Smart Mouth” Today (7/10) – the power pop, indie rockers, Riverby, celebrate the release of their Sophomore album, Smart Mouth. The group released the record through Massachusetts-based, Take This To Heart Records. After driving around the tight, poorly lit blocks surrounding Dawson Street Pub, you pull…

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New Release From Archpalatine & Danny

Archpalatine + Danny Newport’s Transition Period EP Review By Tyler Asay For the past couple years, Derek Anthony Wilson’s Archpalatine project has been making waves here in Philadelphia. Two years ago, he released his debut album Peter under the name Palatine. After adding “Arch” to the name, he quickly followed…

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New Release from HAIM

HAIM’s Women In Music Pt. III Album Review By Tyler Asay On Friday, the sister-trio band Haim released their new album, Women In Music Pt. III, which is their third after 2013’s Days Are Gone and 2017’s Something To Tell You. It continues their trajectory of sunny, west coast pop-rock…

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New Release “I Am Kyrøs” From Lia Menaker

I Am Kyrøs From Lia Menaker By Tyler Asay When Lia Menaker first announced her new EP, she was performing under a different name: Kyrøs. The word has a couple different meanings; Greek for “time,” “lord,” or “the right moment.” The EP was originally titled Stranger, but as Menaker said…