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Photo by Miranda Hontz for DCMD Merriweather Post Pavilion has secured Father John Misty to headline its 50th anniversary celebration this summer. The Maryland native is slated to go on tour next month to promote...

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This Saturday, expect to see long lines and big crowds at music shops across town for Record Store Day. It’s become a semi-annual tradition where local vinyl lovers can get their hands on rare, exclusive releases while also supporting...

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After a long hiatus, Gorillaz are going on a world tour to promote their forthcoming album, Humanz. Good news for the D.C. area–the tour will stop at Columbia, Md.’s Merriweather Post Pavilion on Monday, July 17,...

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On this gorgeous Tuesday afternoon, D.C. post-punk trio Flasher has delivered a gift in the form of an excellent new single, “Burn Blue.” The B-side to the band’s forthcoming seven-inch record, “Burn Blue” is at once...

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If you missed Mitski‘s sold out show a few months ago at Black Cat, you’ve got another shot at seeing her live in the very near future. Just before her performance at Pitchfork Music Festival...

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Photo by James Cullen for DC Music Download As a new band, it can be a challenge to grow your fanbase without the push of a new song or record on the internet. But D.C....

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Two Inch Astronaut wasted no time in releasing new music. The Silver Spring-based post-punk trio is able to deliver one quality record after the next with ease, a feat that’s tough for even the most...

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I.M.P., the Bethesda, Md.-based promotions company that owns and operates 9:30 Club, has secured a new 40-year deal to operate Merriweather Post Pavilion. Not long after taking ownership of the venue in November, the Downtown Columbia Arts...

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Photo by James Smolka Long before D.C.’s own Mary Timony played in Ex Hex and Wild Flag, she was the vocalist and guitarist for Helium in the ‘90s. Over the course of their six year...

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In the late ’90s and early 2000s, the Soulquarians were the vanguards of the music industry, producing several well-received albums that are considered to be some of the most ingenious records ever made. The collective included...

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Dreamcast is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from D.C. who makes cerebral, soulful grooves that feel nostalgic yet refreshingly contemporary. Following the release of his single “Liquid Deep,” off of the seven-inch record of the same name,...

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It was just a couple months ago that Mogwai was last in D.C. playing a show at Sixth & I, but the Scottish post-rock band has announced that they’ll be back in town sooner than...

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After throwing its kickoff party last Thursday, Funk Parade has announced its initial lineup of performers for this year’s festival. D.C. go-go legends Backyard Band (who recently performed at SXSW), funk pioneers Sun Ra Arkestra...

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Last month, Maryland native and accomplished emcee Oddisee released his fantastic new album, The Iceberg. The record couldn’t have been released at a more perfect time, as it wholly captures the current feelings, anxiety and...

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Photo by  Irene Yoon for DCMD Rejoice GoldLink fans: the Virginia emcee has announced plans to release a new album next Friday, titled At What Cost. The record will be his first major label debut...

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A local music festival we always look forward to each spring is Funk Parade, a free community celebration featuring D.C.’s funkiest musicians. For one day, U Street virtually shuts down to make room for the many concert stages, demonstrations,...

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