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Streaming Rescued Record Labels. But Has It Abandoned Artists?

Marc Offenbach an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a Feb. 7 American Public Media story that aired on Minnesota Public Radio's "Marketplace" about Warner Music going public.

Drexel to Host Conversation With Record Producer Steve Albini and Don Giovanni Records' Joe Steinhardt

Joe Steinhardt, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was mentioned in a Nov. 7 WXPN-Radio "The Key" post about Drexel's Music Industry program hosting a conversation between him and record producer Steve Albini next week.

Why This Funk Band's 1st Album was Released Decades After the Songs Were Recorded

Toby Seay, a professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was a guest on CBC-Radio’s “As It Happens” on a segment that aired July 5 about his work with MAD Dragon, Drexel’s student-run label, to resurrect a funk album originally recorded 50 years ago in Philadelphia’s Sigma Sound Studio.

Taylor Swift Pens Scathing Post About Scooter Braun

Robert Weitzner, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was quoted in a July 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Taylor Swift disapproving of the master recordings of her music being acquired by Ithaca Holdings, a company run by Scooter Braun, whom she has previously accused of manipulative bullying.  

Classic Rock Radio at 30: The Songs Change, So Does the Vibe Remain the Same?

Devon Powers, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in a Billboard.com article on Dec. 14 about classic rock.

Soul Spinners

Toby Seay and Marc Offenbach, both associate professors in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, were quoted in the July 2015 edition of JUMP magazine in a story about Uncovering the Philly Groove, an independent study class where students worked with professionals from Reservoir Records to mix previously unreleased recordings from the defunct Philly Groove record label. 

Music Revival

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, Marc Offenbach, an assistant professor in the College, and Matthew Kleinman, an undergraduate music industry student, were featured in a May 8 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the College’s Uncovering the Philly Groove class. In the class students are putting the finishing touches on songs from the defunct Philly Groove Record label that were originally recorded more than 40 years ago.

Drexel Students Finish Long-Unheard Tapes From Historic Sigma Sound Studio

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and undergraduate music industry students Brendan Monahan and Liz Rosenberg were quoted in an April 2 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the college’s music industry program partnering with Reservoir Media to produce unfinished songs originally recorded on the Philly Groove Records label in the 1970s. Music industry students Ian Lavely and Nick Myers were pictured with the story and Drexel’s student-run record label, MAD Dragon Records, was also mentioned as a partner in the project.

Drexel U. Remix

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, and Matt Cohn, an undergraduate in the College's music industry program, were interviewed during a March 11 segment on WURD-Radio (900-AM)’s “MOJO Show” about Uncovering the Philly Groove, a class that is resurrecting unfinished songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label.

Drexel Students Bring Modern Mixes to Archive of Funky Recordings

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed in a March 2 WHYY-Radio (91-FM) story about Drexel students working with a music publisher to resurrect songs from the defunct Philly Groove Records label that were originally recorded more than 40 years ago. 

7 Standout Student-Run Record Labels

MAD Dragon Records, Drexel’s student-run record label, was mentioned in a Jan. 6 Paste Magazine story about the top student-run labels in the country.

David Bowie Diehards Rejoice: Rare Recordings Find Home in Drexel’s Archives

Toby Seay, an associate professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and the director of the Drexel University Archives, was mentioned in an Oct. 23 Philadelphia Magazine blog post about David Bowie tapes in the Archives.