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Reviewed: Session 1 by Ambulant

April 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Drew Bandos (Is and of The) and Evan Dice ((S*5)), both established fixtures of the D.C. experimental scene, have come together for a new collaboration under the name Ambulant. Despite forming just last year, Bandos...

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One of the most promising bands to come from the District, indie rockers Honor by August released a shiny new album Tuesday morning, called Monuments to Progress. For this project, the band sought the help...

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New Music: Atlas At Last’s Self-Titled EP

April 22, 2013 | 1 Comments

While you were out basking in the gorgeous weather over the weekend, you may have missed the debut release from punk stalwarts Atlas At Last. Their self-titled EP contains six-sonic punches to your musical gut...

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Reviewed: Slush by Big Hush

April 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

What’s the big deal with Big Hush? The quintet’s new EP, Slush, sounds like the group doesn’t want people to get too excited about its chilled-out, lo-fi surf rock. The release is creatively sequenced, with...

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Reviewed: Massif by Dangerosa

April 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Don’t let their name fool you – there’s nothing dangerous about Dangerosa. The quartet has been painting their pretty, psychedelic sounds over D.C.’s aural landscape since 2008, garnering positive reviews of their live performances. Dangerosa...

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Discover is a feature on DMD that showcases random and under-the-radar findings on the web that might have slipped from your attention-but you should know about.    From listening to NASAwives’ latest EP, The Flight...

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Discover: Myrrh Myrrh’s Ghostwood EP

March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you were a fan of emo-folk outfit Hurlebaus and their latest EP Trail, savor that release-as the band is no longer together. However, there’s no need to mope quite yet over their breakup-as a...

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Review: Bliss EP by The Silver Liners

March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Silver Liners’ forthcoming EP, Bliss, (slated to be released Friday) marks a whole new sound from the band that’s unlike anything heard previously. “We went into the studio with the goal of trying to...

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Give Ryan Tennis credit for truth in advertising. The Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter titled his recent album Pack Light, But Bring Everything, and he’s packed as much music into twelve songs as an artist can without being...

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Reviewed: Mob Gathering by Borracho

March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

Local metal band Borracho is back with their latest 7” vinyl, Mob Gathering.  The band took origin in 2007 and features Noah Greenberg on vocals and guitar, Mario Trubiano on drums, Steve Fisher on guitar...

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Reviewed: Wildfire by The Riverbreaks

February 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Combining widespread influences, from Central America to the blues folk of the American South, Riverbreaks’ sophomore album Wildfire offers something new and refreshing in each song, yet is short, structured, and catchy enough to never overstay...

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It’s somewhat difficult to put into words the experience of listening to Bellflur’s latest album, Twelve Vagrant Monologues from the Last Living Star. While the overall impression is that of a unique and impressive record,...

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Discover: Hell or High Larry by Blankus Larry

February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Who, or what, is Blankus Larry? The psychedelic garage-rockers are, they say, “unanimously anonymous,” hiding behind “Larry-fied” stage names: Durdy Larry, Bloody Larry, Cuzin Larry, Larry Carey, and Blutarticus Larry. Even the band’s name implies...

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Frau Eva

PREMIERE: Frau Eva’s New EP How Can You Sleep

January 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

Just when you thought their 2012 album Underneath Eyelids would be the last of the exotic, avant-garde folk offerings of Frau Eva per their indefinite hiatus. The quartet strikes again with another release, an EP aptly titled How Can You...

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Discover: Navigable Darkness by The Echo Wall

January 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’m a bit embarrassed to admit that listening to Navigable Darkness was the first time I’ve heard The Echo Wall’s music, but as they say-better late than never. Their lush folk offerings on their forthcoming release (due...

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Discover: Battles by Kingsley Flood

January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Release Date: February 5th, 2013 Let’s begin by clearing the floor of any preconceptions. Yes, Boston six-piece Kingsley Flood, like Mumford and Sons, has been corralled into that loosely defined musical category of Americana. But we are...

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