Chris Burrell


Chris is an adjunct marketing professor at Drexel University and is the electronic music director at Drexel’s radio station, WKDU. As a nightlife columnist, he will be keeping you up to date on all the best DJ-related happenings in and around Philly. Chris is also a contributing writer for music publications such as Dancing Astronaut and XLR8R and hosts a weekly radio show Hot Mix, which has featured guests such as Rich Medina and RJD2. You can find him on the dance floor or on twitter at @Chri5B_.

November 3, 2017


5 reasons you shouldn’t date a DJ, by DJ Gun$ Garcia

Regina Garcia Dyhouse, known to the DJ world as Gun$ Garcia, has carved out quite the lane for herself in club-land since moving from Washington, D.C. to Philly to attend Moore College of Art & Design.

October 6, 2017


A treasure trove of rare, quirky finds at Philly AIDS Thrift

Behind the lumbering doors of the three-floor shop at 5th & Passyunk is far more than just a massive collection of whimsical, quirky, and vintage second-hand goods.

September 26, 2017


A$AP Mob's 5 tips to staying sane on tour

New York-based hip hop collective A$AP Mob stormed onto the scene in 2012 with a self-released viral mixtape and haven’t looked back since, going on to claim #1 album spots on the Billboard charts while also impacting the worlds of fashion, art, and film.

June 9, 2017


5 worst things you could say to a DJ

Philadelphia’s Rich Medina is a deejay’s DJ

October 2, 2015

Live Music

Hall & Oates still hit the high notes

The city's finest musical duo, Hall & Oates, took the stage Thursday for the grand opening of Live Nation’s new Fishtown venue, The Fillmore Philadelphia. The former Temple University students enthralled the crowd for 90 minutes while rocking through their impressive catalog of smash hits.

October 1, 2015


Get out and dance: 13 ways to move this weekend

The pope has left, it’s officially fall, and it’s also First Friday – what more do you need to get out and dance? Try and snag tickets to one of the amazing sold-out shows in town, dance to house beats while eating amazing fried chicken, march to end rape culture ... the list goes on. See you on the dance floor!

September 16, 2015


Get out and dance: Fourteen parties to hit this weekend

Party on a bridge, Samba with folks that actually know how to, or celebrate a record store’s anniversary in this weekend’s busy schedule of amazing parties. Just don’t forget to go home!

September 10, 2015


Get out and dance: Nine parties to hit this weekend

Summer is OVER and the promoters are going hard luring everyone away from the beaches and back to the beats. Friday and Saturday night have an unusual amount of quality and diverse events for you to shake a tailfeather – go on now!

September 8, 2015


Made in America 2015: A recap in GIFs

A large cloud of dust hovers over an endless sea of teenagers rambunctiously bouncing to the untz-untz of EDM at the Freedom Stage tucked away next to the Park Towne condos (talk about juxtaposition). A girl who’s lost her group of friends stumbles into me and shrieks as a medic arrives to cart away her passed-out friend, the beat thumping onward. This was an unavoidable and all-too-common scene at Made in America, the fourth annual Budweiser-sponsored, Jay Z-curated music festival, which sprawled across the Benjamin Franklin Parkway Saturday, Sept. 5, and Sunday, Sept. 6.

September 3, 2015


15 parties for your Labor Day weekend

Just because it’s the end of summer doesn’t mean it’s the end to great music, great parties, and of course, great dancing options. There’s plenty to choose from this weekend, be it Made In America, or at many of the clubs across the city – close out the summer with a bang, and a strong drink in hand.

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