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Philly Papers Launch Local Music Web Site

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Philly Papers Launch Local Music Web Site

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Philly.com, the web site of the Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer, has launched a new, local music site called phrequency.com, according to Philadelphia Media Holdings, which own both papers.

"The site is dedicated to the local Philadelphia music scene and combines reviews, videos, artist profiles, event listings, music downloads and user comments for a comprehensive user experience," a release stated. "Phrequency's goal is to bring the virtual and physical worlds of music together by allowing users to learn about artists, watch and hear the latest local music to make their own opinions and then find out when shows are scheduled so they can attend."

It can be found at www.phrequency.com.

The site is similar to other local music newspaper Web pages, such as SignonSanDiego.com's Amplify SD, which is on the Web site of the San Diego Union-Tribune. "Phrequency.com is another 'first' for our company, and is one more way in which we are providing increased access to new information for our readers," Philadelphia Media Holdings CEO Brian P. Tierney said in a statement. "Innovative ideas such as this new website are what continue to distinguish us as a leader and make us the number one source for local news and information in the region. …

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