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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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Like a kid on Christmas, we were ecstatic when Beach House‘s new album, Depression Cherry, came through our feed via NPR. Following the outstanding singles “Sparks” and “PPP” is the rest of the band’s forthcoming record...

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New Music: ‘Golden Year’ by Husbands

July 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Husbands is the dream pop project of Wil Norton and Danny Davis, who just released their new album Golden Year this month. The duo initially met as undergrads in Oklahoma City, where they started the band before Norton moved across...

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After months of writing, performing, and recording, D.C. rock band Lighting Fires is releasing their debut EP, Friend Fiction, next Tuesday, July 14. Although the group is relatively new, the guys aren’t strangers to the scene or to making music together....

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Paint Branch Releases a New EP

June 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

After a two year wait, Paint Branch has released new music. It’s a welcoming way to start off the week. Recently the powerhouse duo, comprised of veteran D.C. musicians Chris Richards and John Davis, wrote...

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Rejoice–after a two year wait, D.C. rock band Cigarette returns with new music. Chapel Sounds is the follow-up to the band’s 2013 album Gush, comprised of four celestial songs and five interludes that were recorded at longstanding...

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Stream Pree’s New Album, “Rima”

April 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Next month, D.C. rock quartet Pree will release their first album in over three years. From what we’ve heard so far, Rima is worth the wait—the delightful “Two Feet Shy” and “Hooks & Eyes” raise the bar in terms...

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“I want more life, fucker…” Chad Clark sings in his air-gasping snarl on “Drapetomania,” the opening track of Beauty Pill’s long-awaited album, Beauty Pill Describes Things As They Are. The lyrics are lifted from a line delivered...

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Photo by Matthew Brazier Last year’s In It Together Fest was the first big celebration of its kind in the District, spotlighting the city’s DIY music and art community through a well-organized four-day festival. The event...

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