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D.C.’s Best DJ Nights: We Fought the Big One

October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This is part one of an ongoing series profiling the city’s most influential and prolific DJ nights. More to come!  On a wintry Friday night in 2004, two DJs are readying themselves for their inaugural...

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Sound-Off: Top 5 Songs You Should Know This Week

October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Copenhagen’s Ice Age could have kept on making the same apocalyptic post-punk of their first two brilliant records and no one would likely complain. But Ice Age doesn’t live in the past, and their new LP,...

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Earlier this summer, D.C. experienced its first In It Together Fest, which was a four-day celebration that shined a spotlight on the city’s burgeoning music scene. The event was an overall success, and now another new music festival, called Magnificent Intentions,...

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One of the D.C. music scene’s top supporters is WRGW District Radio, George Washington University’s student-run station. Currently there are 225 members who are involved with the station’s efforts. WRGW District Radio broadcasts every day from the Steven...

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At only eighteen, SOAK, the stage name of Londonderry Ireland’s Bridie Monds-Watson, has accomplished more than most of her dole-dwelling compatriots will in an entire lifetime. She recently signed to London’s Rough Trade Records and...

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Continuing our fall playlist series is R&B outfit Lowercase Letters, who’s set to release a debut album next month via House Studio‘s brand new label. The band has gotten a significant amount of buzz recently...

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Your Ultimate Fall Playlist: Teen Mom Edition

October 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

In advance of An Autumn Spectacular coming to Howard Theatre this Saturday, we’ve asked a few of our trust music friends to come up with their ultimate fall playlist. First up is Chris Kelly, vocalist and guitarist for...

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Brooklyn quartet Kissing Is A Crime recently released “Crown Royal,” the opening track off their self-titled EP due this month. The guitars are gentle and pretty during the verses and perk up with fuzz during...

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The name Jourdan Betette might be unfamiliar to you, but chances are you’ve seen some of her work before. The rising D.C. artist has steadily become the music scene’s go-to graphic designer and is the mastermind...

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Sound-Off: DCMD’s Review of New Music This Week

September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Orlando’s best kept secret, Sales, just released their newest effort, the brevity inspired Sales EP. The dynamic duo consists of Lauren Morgan on guitar and vocals along with Jordan Shih on guitar and digital effects. One...

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Women Who Rock: Candice Jones

September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

While most of us in middle school weren’t completely sure about our future aspirations, Black Cat‘s head music booker Candice Jones had always known that music was her true calling. “I didn’t go to college,” noted Jones. “I’ve wanted...

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Sound-Off: DCMD’s Review Of New Music This Week

September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Death From Above 1979 –”Trainwreck 1979″ Toronto duo Death From Above 1979 is slated to release their first album in a decade, The Physical World, the long awaited and seemingly unthinkable follow-up to 2004’s You’re...

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Adams Morgan Day: What You Need To Know

September 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

As any good Washingtonian knows, this city isn’t built on one identity—there are heaps of diversity sprouting through every crevice of this fair town and typically those lines are drawn on neighborhood blocks. Brick-laden shops...

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Mixtape: An Autumn Spectacular Fall Playlist

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our biggest show/fundraiser of the year with our friends Raise Your City, An Autumn Spectacular, is happening one month from today! Four excellent D.C. bands, Typefighter, The Sea Life, Teen Mom and Lowercase Letters will perform for the first time at...

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All Things Go is hosting its inaugural music festival this year, Fall Classic, this Saturday at Union Market. The festival sets off at noon and will include eight bands performing consecutively across 10 hours. Future Islands will...

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Fall Line Fest: What You Should Know

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ah, fall, how I love thee. Your weather is cooler, your colors are beautiful and you bring a plethora of seasonal friends back into my life. Namely, pumpkin spice lattes and grandpa sweaters Bill Cosby...

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