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Venture: Leroy’s Place

Written by Ashlee Chanelle We at MUTE love all things fashion and art, especially if they’re quirky and fun, yet stylish. Leroy’s Place is a web site that features jewelry and art that is just that. Created by Oklahoma-born artist, Serene, the artwork and jewelry featured on is heavily influenced by graffiti, street art […]

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Review: Food & Liquor 2 by Lupe Fiasco

Written by John Zabala When I first heard about Lupe Fiasco releasing a sequel to Food & Liquor, I was ecstatic. I was prepared for lyricism, metaphors, great instrumentation, and a track that would equal the level of “Hurt Me Soul”. However, I also heard that on this album Lupe would try to maintain the […]

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Visual Artist Theron Cook Featured in “Provocations” at G Lounge

Visual artist Theron Cook has been selected to feature his artwork at this month’s installation of RAW: Natural Born Artists Presents PROVOCATIONS. The showcase that also includes live performances, runway shows and live art, is going down Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 8pm – 12am at the G Lounge in Philadelphia (111 S. 17th St.) […]

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Welcome to Ohio: 5 Artists to Look Out For

Written by Alex Gooch Welcome to Ohio, the heart of America. With six cities boasting a population of over 100,000, Ohio has recently transformed from “just another state in the Midwest” to a major music powerhouse. Since Bone Thugs-n-Harmony released the Grammy Award winning single Tha Crossroads in 1995, Ohio has produced a number of […]

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The Music Watch is the Watch of the Future

Written by Ashlee Chanelle Forget Fossil, Rolex and Swatch, the Music Watch concept submitted to by Shameem M. is the next big thing! Obviously designed for today’s generation, the timepiece features 2 USB flash drives, 2 USB ports, and a music player. No need for a clasp-this watch is fastened by interlocking the USB […]

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The Evolution of the Concert Experience

Written by Ashlee Chanelle With the advent of smart phones, tablets, social networking sites and more, it seems like society today is obsessed with updating the world on their every move. When you’re walking down a busy street, you might get bumped into by someone who is looking down intently at their mobile device, either […]

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A Discussion on Lupe Fiasco’s “Bitch Bad”

Written by Alex Gooch When I was younger none of the children in my family were allowed to listen to music with profanity in it. It really didn’t bother me as much as it did my older siblings. While they were trying to listen to the new Fugees or Lost Boyz joints, I just wanted […]

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Vocalist Jennifer Kinder Wows Crowd at Amy Winehouse Tribute

  Written by David Nazario/Photo & Video Credit: Theron Cook Fans of Amy Winehouse had the opportunity to be a part of a special event at Goodnites Lounge & Night Club in Reading, Pa on Sunday night.  Vocalist, Jennifer Kinder of the Uptown Band, partnered up with Rui Nagae for an incredible tribute show dedicated […]

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Mi Vida Esta En Las Artes Exhibit Debuts at the GoggleWorks

Written by David Nazario As an official kickoff  to Latino Heritage Month, celebrated every year from September 15 – October 15, the GoggleWorks in Reading, PA hosted the art exhibit, “Mi Vida Esta En Las Artes” (Art is My Life) yesterday evening. Organized by the African-American Coalition of Reading (ACOR), and curated by GoggleWorks artist […]

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Lazerwood: Real Wood & Real Protection

Need a cool and fashionable way to protect your Beats headphones, Apple TV or iPhone? Well look no further, Erick Waldman and Benoit Collette have you covered.  Founded in 2010, Collette and Waldman are the owners of Lazerwood. Lazerwood specializes in one of- a-kind handmade wooden cases that are sure to add style to your […]

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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Live At Blossom” by Stalley

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Ohio native and MMG artist, Stalley. “Live at Blossom” is the second single off of Stalley’s album, “Savage Journey to the American Dream” Enjoy!

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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Back For the Future” by Wednesday Atoms

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by songstress Wednesday Atoms. Produced by Mark Kalbfeld, “Back For The Future” stays true to Wednesday’s futuristic pop sound. Wednesday Atoms – “Back For The Future” from Kendall Bowlin on Vimeo.

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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Valio La Pena” by Marc Anthony

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by the legendary Marc Anthony. Peep the video for the salsa version of “Salio La Pena” right here!!

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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “I Learned the Hard Way” by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings. Produced by Bosco Mann and recorded on an Ampex eight-track tape machine, “I Learned the Hard Way” is a combination of and a testament to classic soul, funk and gospel. To learn more about this nine member band and to purchase […]

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Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Billions” by Newz Huddle

Directed by Skool Daze P and shot in New York City, today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is “Billions” by up and coming Hip Hop artist Newz Huddle. The Philadelphia native goes in with a fast flow on this slow soulful beat. Watch the video here first while this is still (M)usic (U)nder (T)he […]


Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Black Gold” by Esperanza Spalding

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from none other than Esperanza Spalding, the first jazz artist to ever receive a Grammy in the Best New Artist Category. If you like what you hear be sure to cop Esperanza’s latest album, “Radio Music Society”, in stores now! Follow this link to preview “Radio Music […]


Mute Music Moment of the Day: “All In Your Head” Remix by Navegante feat. Young Chris

Combining their Rock and Hip Hop styles, Navegante and Young Chris team up for today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day. Check out “All In Your Head” Remix right here!


Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Someone Like You” Cover by Deja

Here at Mute we take pride in the fact that we amplify artists before you hear em. Having said this, it is only right that today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day come from 14 year old songstress Deja. Assisted by only a piano, Deja captures the soul and passion of “Someone Like You” with […]


Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Too Good to Loose” by Rebecca Ferguson

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by U.K. X Factor finalist Rebecca Ferguson. On this soulful dance track the singer and songwriter shows off her one of a kind voice and strong vocals in a fun video sure to keep you counting down the days until summer. Be sure to […]


Mute Music Moment of the Day: Raggamuffin Remix by Selah Sue Feat. J. Cole

Photo Courtesy of Yahoo Images Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by Belgium native Selah Sue and Roc Nation artist J. Cole. Get your first listen right here while it is still (M)usic (U)nder (T)he (E)dge!!