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Following the release of the dynamic singles “Summer” and “Flavour,” rising Maryland MC Innanet James has finally unveiled his impressive debut mixtape, Quebec Place. James has gotten a lot of comparisons to fellow DMV rapper...

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Maryland duo April+Vista’s debut release, Lanterns, was a well-received record whose ambient, avant-garde R&B offerings nonetheless left some critics scratching their heads. But the group’s new EP, Note to Self, is a more focused effort showcasing the duo’s...

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“Gotta get free, from people around me; then maybe I won’t be as lonely.” A feeling of dissociation permeates the lyrical and instrumental elements of June Gloom’s most recent effort, Fake Problems. Released with the...

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As legend has it, Greenland was named in collusion by the first early settlers of Iceland to trick the Vikings into bypassing their country for the icy lands of Greenland. Forgive me for the likely...

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When he was a member of Wanted Man, Johnny Fantastic told DCMD that DC’s music scene was “almost like a wine tasting and it shouldn’t be like that. It should be someone smashing your face with...

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On May 1,  the two track mini-EP See Through suddenly became available on Suzy Callahan’s Bandcamp page. It’s the first record the D.C.-area singer-songwriter has released since 2011’s fantastic folk sundry People Change. The album’s title was...

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The rollout of Fellow Creatures’ first LP has been a long time coming, spanning nearly three years following the dissolution of member Sam McCormally’s previous outfit Ugly Purple Sweater. Between the occasional single surfacing on Bandcamp...

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New Music: ‘Two Demos’ by Jauze

February 18, 2016 | 0 Comments

Photo by Alex Schelldorf Having been in the writing game for many years now, with most of those years centered on writing about music, I have come to find that describing what a band sounds...

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One of the first D.C. releases of 2016 comes from The Cornel West Theory, who were quick to follow-up their last full-length Coming From The Bottom with another dope record, The T​.​A​.​B​.​L​.​E. “During a season in which most hip...

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Today, electronic duo Tigers Are Bad For Horses released their new EP aptly named TABFH.  D.C. natives Mary Ellen Funke and Lyell Evans Roeder are the voice and production behind the project. Their sound is crisp, soulful...

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The opening seconds of “The Comments,” from Flavor Waster’s much-anticipated debut album It’s Always Sunny When You’re Cool, begin with off-kilter, spastic synth stabs that feel like a newly-sharpened pencil in the ear. But then, a singularly-arresting melody floats...

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Photo by Alex Schelldorf In a world full of uncertainty, one thing is for certain: there is no shortage of spectacular new releases coming from D.C. this fall. Friday has brought forth three great records that you should listen to and...

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Premiere: Sunbathers Shine With Their Debut EP

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

This fall is officially a second summer with the release of indie-rock group Sunbathers’ self-titled debut EP. The band, comprised of Sean Lynott on vocals and synth, Peter Mindnich on guitar and vocals, Tim Boate on guitar,...

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Louis Weeks has teamed up with guitarist Noah Berman for a surprise collaborative effort, arc | radius | curtain, an excellent seven-song record that was released today. These seven instrumental tracks feature Berman’s guitar layered with Weeks’ electronic production....

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D.C. post-rock outfit Body Thief was born out of the breakup of hardcore heavy metal band Tooth & Claw, comprised of Body Thief’s founding members Greg Chipkin and Sebastian Ramos. In the year following the breakup of Tooth & Claw,...

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Though Teen Mom describes themselves as “a rock band in DC, playing fuzz-pop love ballads,” the group’s new album, Groovy, contains 10 intricately-crafted songs that show their veritable versatility. It’s the first record the band has dropped since their 2013 EP Gilly,...

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