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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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D.C. Remembers Whitney Houston

February 12, 2012 | 3 Comments

By: Stephanie Williams Although D.C. Music Download’s mission is to cover local artists in the city and its surrounding areas, there was no way we could ignore one of the most tragic losses in music...

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4 Cool Album Covers From The Last 4 Months

February 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Yu The Earn -Released December 13, 2011 Whether you understand the album cover or not, you can’t help but appreciate the D.C. mantra that it illuminates.       Screen Vinyl Image Strange Behavior– Released...

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Spotlight On: Mittenfields

January 30, 2012 | 5 Comments

Interviewed By: Francesca Hemsey               Pairing three solid guitar lines with emphatic vocals, Mittenfields, an indie rock hybrid with hints of shoegaze, has been shredding since their inception in...

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