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    31 2015 July

    Sound-Off: Top 5 Songs You Should Know This Week

    The top five songs you should know this week, from bands both near and far.  “All And Everyone”–Small Feet Simon Stålhamre, frontman of the Swedish folk trio Small Feet, learned to speak English from watching...

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    31 2015 July

    New Music: “Sunstroke” by Wylder

    There’s a D.C.-based folk rock band that you may have heard of called Save the Arcadian. We’re here to tell you: forget about that name and start listening to Wylder. The quartet ultimately decided to change their name after realizing that...

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    30 2015 July

    The Chuck Brown Mural in Petworth Will Be Torn Down For New Apartments

    Since the Sweet Mango Cafe in Petworth closed in March, the fate of the building and its beautiful Chuck Brown mural were in jeopardy. The last we heard about the New Hampshire Avenue establishment, the spot...

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    30 2015 July

    Exploring Northern Virginia’s Music Venues

    Living in the D.C. bubble, it’s easy to forget that we’re surrounded by bustling suburbs that often have just as many attractions as the city. Northern Virginia may seem like it’s just government employees and...

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    29 2015 July

    Ticket Giveaway: Trillectro @ Merriweather Post Pavilion

    Time for another Wednesday giveaway! Next month, Trillectro will throw its biggest show yet at Merriweather Post Pavilion. This year’s lineup includes Chance The Rapper, RL Grime, Cashmere Cat and many more rising acts.  So how do...

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The top five songs you should know this week, from bands both near and far.  “All And Everyone”–Small Feet Simon Stålhamre, frontman of the Swedish folk trio Small Feet, learned to speak English from watching...

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New Music: “Sunstroke” by Wylder

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Interviews

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DCMD Interview: Cut Copy’s Ben Browning On His Solo Project And Living in D.C.

July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Cut Copy’s Ben Browning is touring behind his new solo album, Turns. Having relocated two years ago to D.C. from his native Australia, it’s accurate to say he’s playing a hometown...

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DCMD Interview: Tanlines

July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
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DCMD Interview: Color Palette

July 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
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DCMD Interview: Eskimeaux

July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
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DCMD Interview: The Raised by Wolves

July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Shows

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Photos: Run For Cover @ Black Cat 7.25.15

July 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Irene Yoon Starting in 2002, Run For Cover was one of the biggest D.C. music events of the year. The show brought together some of the area’s best musicians to show-off their wildest...

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Photos: GoldLink @ 9:30 Club 7.22.15

July 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Features

Living in the D.C. bubble, it’s easy to forget that we’re surrounded by bustling suburbs that often have just as many attractions as the city. Northern Virginia may seem like it’s just government employees and...

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Photo by Krystina Brown With summer in full swing, why not use some of your ample free time to give back to your local music community? Volunteer opportunities abound this season, including multiple teaching positions, web-design...

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Each day, District dwellers pass by countless pieces of art–graffiti, architecture and color-filled murals. Besides obvious factors like size, the mural design and the community it reflects determine the visibility of each. On the corner...

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As more schools across the country are cutting costs on music education, a local filmmaker wants to bring awareness to the issue through the forthcoming documentary Don’t Stop The Music USA. Based on the 2014 BBC show,...

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