For these reasons, we strongly urge our readers to go to the polls on Tuesday and give John Street four more years to complete his work as mayor of Philadelphia.
Two years ago Badmaster proprietor John Emory told this paper he should’ve gotten his business degree instead of learning to paint. If he had, he might not be “losing money every day” on his label’s output. What Emory couldn’t have known then is that no business degree could save him or his label. The music biz is dying. Hell, seems like everything is. So it turns out he had the only sustainable business plan you can have in music: Make your work a labor of love. That’s how Emory and Badmaster have reached their fourth year together, releasing small batches of highly collectable vinyl-only art objects that, until now, have focused...