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On The Radar: Kickstarter Campaigns

June 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

 Written By: Jennifer Lohmanns     Talk is cheap, but in the advent of Kickstarter campaigns created by artists alike, it’s become easier to make goals of producing and releasing rather expensive feats like full-length...

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DMD’s Summer Music Guide: Volume 1

May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

  Summer has arrived-and along with the muggy and sweltering heat comes our jam-packed music guide. While we didn’t forget the amount of special events and festivals that are taking place this summer (that will...

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Most Memorable Chuck Brown Interviews

May 17, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written By: Jennifer Lohmanns With news just a week prior that 75-year-old Chuck Brown was hospitalized for pneumonia, it still did not relieve the shock that D.C. felt when word broke out yesterday of Brown’s death. The godfather of...

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Best New Releases: Music Video Edition

May 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written By: Stephanie Williams     There have been a batch of well-produced music videos cropping up in the last few months. Showcasing my favorites, here are a few discovered videos worth the three or...

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Our Weekend in Pictures: Volta Bureau

May 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Pictures By: Stephanie Williams On Saturday, May 5th, DMD along with our concert group headed out to U St Music Hall to ring in Cinco de Mayo the best way we knew how: a six-hour...

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Our Weekend in Pictures: Ted Leo

April 30, 2012 | 1 Comments

Written By: Jennifer Lohmanns Photos by: Stephanie Williams On Friday, April 27th at the Black Cat Mainstage, Ted Leo and the Pharmacists made their way back to D.C.  to perform one of two sold-out shows that...

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D.C. Band To Watch: Heavy Breathing

April 26, 2012 | 5 Comments

Written By: Stephanie Williams     Recounting all the local shows I’ve seen thus far, there are definitely performances that have impressed me. In very rare instances, however, am I completely blown away by a...

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DMD’s Top 10 Alt-Country Tracks

April 24, 2012 | 10 Comments

Written By: Janet Yaceczko The local alt-country music scene is definitely rockin’. You’ve heard the rumor, but now you can hear the songs. Mixing in some americana, folk, rockabilly, and everything in between-take a listen...

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Unique Music Events To Go See

April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written By: Jennifer Lohmanns   Looking for something to do that’s off-the-beaten-path? Check out these cool and unique music events happening in D.C.   Carpe Librum: D.C.’s  Largest Pop-Up Book Sale (with music also for sale) ...

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Top 5 Dance Parties in D.C.

April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Written By: Jennifer Lohmanns     With hundreds of DJ’s spinning in the District comes a mound of choices to make about where to go to get your dance on. Venues across the city proudly...

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5 Music Venues With The Best Happy Hour Deals

March 30, 2012 | 1 Comments

  We all know our staple music venues best for, well, the music. But in a city where happy hours are king, a bigger question arises: are there venues that you can actually go get...

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Top 5 Alt-Country Bands in D.C.

March 22, 2012 | 8 Comments

Written By: Janet Yaceczko From banjo-bangin’ new versions of Patsy Cline, to the real sounds of where home is, you can find whatever kind of country rocks your world in country bars, dance halls, and...

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A DMD Exclusive Interview With: Dan Wolff

March 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Interviewed By: Francesca Hemsey While many musicians started writing music and playing instruments at an early age, Dan Wolff didn’t pick up the guitar until his 18th birthday. Fast forward a few years ahead, and...

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DMD Band Recommendations: Interstate Rivals

March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Reviewed by: Clay Conger Who Are They? Interstate Rivals are a 3 piece punk/ska band from the DMV area that help to keep the mosh pit/bar scene alive and rocking. They originated in Beltsville, Maryland,...

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Spotlight On: Lightfoot

February 29, 2012 | 4 Comments

Interviewed By: Francesca Hemsey                     Credit: Joel Didriksen   “Lightfoot is a band, it’s me, it’s a mantra, it’s my salvation. Lightfoot is halfway between my...

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Spotlight On: Drop Electric

February 13, 2012 | 3 Comments

Interviewed By: Francesca Hemsey While most of Drop Electric’s members have known each other for years, the band’s inception did not harvest until 2008. Behind this 6-piece ensemble lies a diverse membership. Born in Iran,...

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