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Chris Moore has been an active figure in D.C.’s punk scene for well over a decade, playing drums in bands like D.O.C, Sick Fix and most-often, Coke Bust. But in addition to performing onstage, he...

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Small Venue Tour: Republic

March 25, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photos by John-Paul Zajackowski DCMD welcomes its new feature, Small Venue Tour, where we take a look inside new music spaces in D.C. that you may not have been to (or know about) and share...

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D.C.’s music scene continues to thrive largely due to its openness to all ages, shows and venues. Ray Brown is one young person who’s continuing the legacy of all-age shows with his project Bethesda Youth....

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Small Venue Tour: Tree House Lounge

February 26, 2014 | 3 Comments

Photos by John Paul Zajackowski DCMD welcomes its new feature, Small Venue Tour, where we take a look inside new music spaces in D.C. that you may not have been to (or know about) and...

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Since its opening in 2004, DC9 [located on 1940 9th St NW] has provided one of the most eclectic music experiences for the D.C. area. Not only has the club become successful in booking acts and...

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Chris Davidson seems like a rather average guy, until he puts on his “power helmet”, a red bicycle helmet with a record cut on top that looks a bit like a giant pair of scissors....

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Rising Artists: Tarfu

January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

D.C. band Tarfu has focused on making music that is equally as distinct as it is rocking, while also cultivating an image just a special as its sound, since forming in 2008.   Take its most recent...

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When it comes to creating her signature concert flyer designs, D.C. artist Lindsay Johnson sees the medium as something bigger than just promotional material. “The way I prefer to use it is to create an atmosphere....

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Rising Artists: Dead Professional

December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

John Harouff (better known as Dead Professional) has an uncanny resemblance to new wave artists like Elvis Costello, with a tinge of Nick Lowe and even a young Morrissey. Yet, Harouff’s roots lay deep in...

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Neal Humphrey knew how hard it was find himself in a new city. After migrating to the Beltway from North Carolina, Humphrey eventually was able to get involved in a local bluegrass band. But the...

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The Black Cat has dug its claws deep into the city. Celebrating its 20th year in business this weekend, the venue has found a way to balance its focus on the local music scene while...

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There’s a community in D.C. brewing a unique genre known as rock en Español, which can also be appropriately translated into rock in Spanish or Spanish rock. Over the past decade, an influx of bands,...

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Modele Oyewole, known as Modi, reminds me a bit of the early legends of Sean “Puff Daddy/P. Diddy/Diddy” Combs. You can hear his drive, his hustle, his ambition whenever he talks about a project he’s...

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In less than five years, moombahton—a genre combining house and the groove of reggaeton—has propelled itself in terms of popularity from a local sensation to a fixture of the international EDM scene. Naturally, it’s been...

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DJ duo Maracuyeah knows how to throw a party. Or, perhaps better yet, Maracuyeah is the party. Maria Escobar and Kristy Chavez, who spin under the names DJ Mafe and DJ Rat respectively, have been...

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Rising Artists: Ploy

May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

For Justin Victoria and Gil Wojcik of the Hyattsville, Maryland, duo PLOY, it was just a matter of getting to the right place and time. The two friends had been involved with different projects in...

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