John Vettese
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John Vettese

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John Vettese
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John Vettese

Editor of The Key, WXPN

John Vettese is a music writer and photographer based in Philadelphia. He is the editor of WXPN's music blog The Key, producer of the audio/video live performance series The Key Studio Sessions, and a contributor to Magnet Magazine.

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Vocalists Jillian Taylor and Hannah Taylor and guitarist Todd Fausnacht of Cosmic Guilt perform at True Hand Society in Philadelphia, Pa. Paige Walter/Cherry-Veen Zine hide caption

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe — the inspiration behind singer-songwriter Erin Dillard's Black Music City project — poses for a portrait holding a guitar in circa 1940 New York City. Michael Ochs /Getty Images hide caption

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Madison McFerrin performs for a Key Studio Session at WXPN Jamie Stow/WXPN hide caption

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Madison McFerrin On World Cafe

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American Trappist (left), Soul Glo (middle) and Kayleigh Goldsworthy bring captivating emotional perspectives to their songwriting. Photos by Kara Donnelly and John Vettese/WXPN hide caption

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Photos by Kara Donnelly and John Vettese/WXPN

Low Dose (left), Orion Sun (middle) and Ali Awan are just three of the most exciting artists making music in Philadelphia right now. John Vettese / Ashley Gellman / Meghan Weale/WXPN / Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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John Vettese / Ashley Gellman / Meghan Weale/WXPN / Courtesy of the artist