Watsky, Sound of Philadelphia, Ian Brennan

Watsky and How to Ruin Everything
The performance poet turned rapper Watsky pulls no punches in his first collection of essays. All of his writings are characterized by witty wordplay and disarming honesty.

The Sound of Philadelphia
It’s said that the City of Brotherly Love has had for years its own distinctive musical color. But is the Sound of Philadelphia a myth, a memory, or magic?

Ian Brennan and the Democratization of Music
Ian Brennan believes that the cultural colonization of the world by those of us who sing and speak in English needs redress.


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