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I first got into Sam Beam’s music when I was studying abroad in Greece. A friend passed along In the Reins, an EP that Iron & Wine recorded with folk band Calexico in 2005. Their album...

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Interviews

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DCMD Interview: Car Seat Headrest on Life After Leesburg and New Album

May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo by Anna Webber Will Toledo, the frontman and visionary for rock band Car Seat Headrest, is a local guy, hailing from Leesburg, VA. After writing and releasing over 10 albums independently via...

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The DCMD Salon Interview: Kokayi

April 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

Shows

Photos from last Friday’s Beach Slang show at Rock and Roll Hotel with Potty Mouth, Dyke Drama and Positive No. Beach Slang   Dyke Drama   Potty Mouth   Positive No    ...

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Features

After almost 20 straight days of rain, D.C. is finally seeing the sun this week. If you’re around the area during Memorial Day Weekend, here are some free shows to catch outdoors. Any shows we...

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By Jon Amar As part of a massive repair plan, Metro will close at midnight on weekends instead of 3 a.m. starting on June 3. It’s unclear how the early closures will impact D.C.’s nightlife as a whole, but...

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Saying Farewell To Above the Bayou

May 11, 2016 | 1 Comments

Photos by Nneka Akalegbere In D.C., house venues are at the heart of the city’s music scene. Their influence is two-fold: it gives emerging bands a place to perform and express themselves freely, and it...

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Interview by Jon Amar Imagine standing on the corner of 12th and H Street NW, only five blocks from the White House. Today, you would see downtown restaurants Bibiana, Fire & Sage and a smattering of office...

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