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The Sea Life at one of D.C.'s top DIY venues, Babe City. Photo Credit: Sam Segal

The DC Music Bucket List

February 25, 2015 | 2 Comments

Pictured above: DC rock band The Sea Life performs as one of DC’s rising DIY venues, Babe City. Photo Credit: Sam Segal. Recently Condé Nast Traveler listed DC as one of the best city’s in America for music...

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In the third edition of our ongoing DJ collective series, we’ll look at a group of American University students who are determined to grow their own organic assembly of musically-invested individuals. Recluse Music was started by...

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D.C. is definitely not the cheapest place to live, but luckily the city does have a good abundance of free live music. Many of those events, like Fort Reno, are only during the summer months-but...

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What To Do With Your Snow Day

February 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

If you’re one of the lucky ones that got a snow day today, there are a few cool things you can do to make the most out of it (besides staying at home). It’s a pretty...

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By Katherine Small Nine entrances to an abandoned streetcar tunnel are throughout Dupont Circle, stretching from N to R Streets. You’ve probably passed them several times and assumed they were ventilation shafts, or part of an...

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In the second edition of our ongoing DJ collective series, let’s explore a more homegrown group that resides in the confines of GW’s eclectic musical niche. College is one of the greatest places for youths to...

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Rising: 6 Emerging D.C. Acts To Watch

February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last year was one of the most exciting moments for the D.C. music scene. There wasn’t a shortage of rising acts coming from the District, with local stars like rockers Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists,...

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Women Who Rock: Linsay Deming

February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo by Justin Rodgers “Basically, I’m just waiting for the baby boomers to retire.” Careful, 60-year-olds, Church Night’s youth minister Kathy Piechota wants to take your jobs. Behind the witty moniker is D.C. resident Linsay Deming, who...

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This Saturday marks the biggest show we’ve ever done-between Paperhaus’ album release, DC Public Library’s biggest fundraiser yet for their Punk Archive, and our birthday, there are many D.C. music milestones that will be celebrated. On...

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“I’ve become a worse flier as I’ve gotten older,” said Steve Kolowich, in response to my question about writing his latest album, Pattern Matching, on an airplane. “I get very anxious on planes now. I know...

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By Holly Kaplan When I arrived at what seemed to be an ordinary house on the corner of Douglas Street in Northeast D.C., I was greeted at the door by Books, the house’s feisty one-year-old...

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Photos Credit: Ryan Farber Artist collectives have been around for centuries as a way for musicians to come together and create collaborative, independent work and foster an environment that promotes imagination and invention. Musicians have taken this concept and...

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By Holly Kaplan Hidden beneath the stark facets of white marble and the political suit and ties, DC houses the undercurrent of a thriving, rebellious music counterculture. The former home of Marvin Gaye, and currently...

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An Introduction To Sleater-Kinney

January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Don’t call it a comeback just because Sleater-Kinney released a new album. If you’re new to the know, or if seeing a picture of Sleater-Kinney elicits you saying something like “hey that’s the chick from Portlandia,”...

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D.C.’s Best DJ Nights: Nu Androids’ Edition

January 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos courtesy of Nu Androids Hundreds of small LED lights line the walls of the black box venue. They flash synchronously with the 120 BPM deep house sounds and you feel like you’re in outer space. This...

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Mixtape: Our 3rd Birthday Show @ 9:30 Club

January 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Our second birthday at 9:30 Club last year was a big experiment for us. It was the first time we brought together more than just the music scene, but also artists and charitable groups into...

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