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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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the zou
Sep
27

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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music-watch-with-usb-by-shameem-m2
Sep
26

The Music Watch is the Watch of the Future

Written by Ashlee Chanelle Forget Fossil, Rolex and Swatch, the Music Watch concept submitted to Tuvie.com 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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Sep
22

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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lupe
Sep
21

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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amypic2
Sep
18

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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Sep
16

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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headphones
Sep
9

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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busta - year of the dragon
Aug
31

Download Busta Rhyme’s New Album “Year of the Dragon” for free on Google Play

Written by David Nazario Busta Rhymes has released his latest album, Year of the Dragon on Google Play. For a limited time Busta Buss fans can download the album for free ninety-nine. That’s right, visit https://play.google.com/store/music/album?id=Bkp5xifkfd2niknmokjkzxupnau&utm_source=HA_Desktop_US&utm_medium=GDN&utm_campaign=oneoffpromo&pcampaignid=MKTAD0821MUGDN to listen to and download the entire album at no cost. Robin Thicke, Gucci Mane, Anthony Hamilton, Reek Da […]

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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 […]

selah-sue
May
28

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!!

Mystery-Jets-Radlands
May
27

Mute Music Moment of the Day: “Someone Purer” by Mystery Jets

Photo Courtesy of Google Images Today’s Mute Music Moment of the Day is brought to you by English rock group, Mystery Jets. Shot in a desert in California by director Jem Goulding, “Someone Purer” is the first single off of the Mystery Jets latest album, Radlands released on April 30th. According to lead singer Blaine […]

lp
May
26

Mute Music Moment of the Day: Burn it Down by Linkin Park

After a long awaited hiatus, Linkin Park is back with a new high energy single and video to remind us why we missed them so much in the first place. This one is sure to get your Saturday started the right way. Check out Burn it Down right here! Photo Courtesy of Starpulse

love rdg
Nov
7

Open Mic Night at Mi Casa Su Casa Cafe in Reading, PA

By David Nazario The talent was in abundance last night at Mi Casa Su Casa Café in downtown Reading, PA. Hosted by RDG Hip Hop Summit and the Reading Arts Initiative, Open Mic Night, held the first Saturday of every month, provides an opportunity for artists from the area to perform everything from spoken word […]

DSC_0147
Sep
2

Red Bull EmSee – Philly

After a long and hard fought battle, it was Mic Stew who took home the number one spot at the Red Bull EmSee Battle in Philly. Look out for full coverage of the event and an update from Mic Stew in the fall issue of MUTE Magazine!!

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