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stranger family
Nov
3

Who Is The Stranger Family?

Written by Ashlee Chanelle I’m one who loves to listen to music that pushes boundaries and fuses multiple styles together. A few years back I was introduced to the music of producer/ music pioneer, Rishi Rich. As a producer and audio engineer myself, I was very inspired by his writing and production style and how […]

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Oct
31

Mute Halloween

Check out this video of Theron Cook carving MUTE pumpkins to get into the Halloween spirit! Music: “In This Nite” by A. Lee Legendary. Have a safe and Happy Halloween MUTE Heads! theroncookart.com  

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meek mill2
Oct
29

Meek Mill Shuts Down Powerhouse 2012

Although there were many great performances Friday night at Power 99’s annual Powerhouse concert, hometown hero Meek Mill was the obvious star of the night. Celebrating the release of his highly anticipated debut album, Dreams and Nightmares, due in stores this Tuesday, Meek brought his MMG fam to Philly with him, including Wale and Rick […]

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kicks and sole
Oct
27

Kicks And Sole Sneaker Convention Comes To Delaware

Kicks and Sole was created by a few creative individuals who felt the community of Delaware was missing out on an amazing aspect of sneaker culture. Kicks and Sole, taking place on Saturday, November 10th, will allow vendors and sneakerheads to buy, sell and trade pairs of rare, limited edition, vintage sneakers. The event will […]

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bluey
Oct
24

Review: “The Late Shift” by Bluey Robinson

Written by Ashlee Chanelle From the first time I heard London r&b singer/songwriter, Bluey Robinson’s demos and cover back in the days of myspace, I knew I was hearing a star in the making; I admired his talent and drive. I was in awe of his underground subway performances that showed his character, humble nature, […]

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el jefe foo fighters
Oct
15

Venture: El Jefe Design

Written by Alex Gooch It is not often that we find a creative individual that can draw us closer to them with each image they produce. With designs that rival that of Shepard Fairey, El Jefe has set a new standard for quality across the board. In a small studio outside of Washington, DC, Jeffrey […]

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Wiz_Khalifa
Oct
13

5 Mixtapes Every MUTEhead Should Be Listening To Right Now

Written by Alex Gooch Having listened to at least a dozen or so mixtapes over the past few weeks, by everyone from Tyga to Waka Flocka to Soulja Boy, I am confident that I have come across the 5 mixtapes that every MUTE head should be listening to right now. These artists have managed to […]

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leroys place 2
Oct
13

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 Leroysplace.com is heavily influenced by graffiti, street art […]

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lupe 2
Oct
8

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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theron
Oct
4

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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Daily

mjb
Jun
11

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Need Someone” by Mary J. Blige

Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day comes from the Queen of Hip Hop Soul, Mary J. Blige, assisted by Jools Holland, one of the the most popular pianist and bandleaders in the UK. “Need Someone” is a track off of Mary’s latest album, “My Life II: The Journey Continues Act 1. This heartfelt rendition […]

stalley
Jun
11

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!

wed atoms
Jun
8

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.

marc 3
Jun
7

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!!

sj dap kings
Jun
6

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 […]

newz huddle
Jun
5

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 […]

esperanza
Jun
2

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 […]

navegante
May
31

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!

deja
May
30

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 […]

reality_x_factor_rebecca
May
29

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 […]

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