Dick Ruben

Dick Rubin

Location (Philly Neighbourhood): olde kensington

Hometown: minsk, belarus


Current Project(s)/Band(s): MINKA

Past Project(s)/Band(s): toured with internationally renowned reggae artist Tarriii

Instrument(s) you play: not applicable. the instruments play me

What else do you do in the Philly music scene? teach youngsters the dark arts


Location of Photo(s) & What do those location(s) mean to you?:

gas station = where i get my gas

apartment = where i lay my body down

wells fargo = where i leave my money

sugarhouse = where i leave my money 

church = where i never go 


Favourite Place in Philly: japanese tea room in the art museum

Favourite Watering Hole/Coffee Spot: the philadelphia zoo

Favourite Restaurant: ratchada thai

Favourite Pizza Spot: pizza beddia

Favourite Philly Record Shop: i don't listen to music very often

Favourite Philly Venue: wells fargo center


Recording Space: miner st. studios

Favourite Philly Band(s): patti labelle

Best show you’ve seen in Philly: mccoy tyner at the Arts Bank


What are you listening to now: prince

If you could sum up in one sentence what Philly / Philly music scene means to you, what would it be? it's where i get phreaky


Life motto: you don't know your limits until you exceed them

Random Fun Fact: most Muppets are left-handed (that's true!)

Childhood Dream Job: musician

Pets: i'm in a bdsm relationship so, really, i'm the pet


Future plans: hostile takeover. of everything