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At its best, Facebook can be a great resource to reconnect with old friends and classmates. On rare occasions, those connections can lead into something more. This is what happened to Jon Fetahaj when he reached out his...

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Prolific producer, DJ and U Street Music Hall co-owner Will Eastman has been a key fixture in the D.C. music scene for over two decades, but it wasn’t until this year that he released his first solo LP,...

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Photo by Rodrigo Villordo There’s a lot of movement happening in D.C.’s hip hop scene right now, but that progress isn’t always recognized outside the area. Looking to spotlight the city’s best emcees to a wider audience, two...

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The brainchild of accomplished musician and D.C.-area native Janel Leppin, Wedderburn Records is a brand new label that aims to release music that has a “magical or mystical essence.” Inspired by her desire for more personal...

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Photos by Mark Hoelscher for DCMD  My D.C. is a new interview and portrait series on DCMD where some of our favorite D.C. artists take us to their favorite local spots, share more insight into their...

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StrongerSex01

My DC: A Conversation With Stronger Sex

February 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Photos by Mark Hoelscher for DCMD  My D.C. is a new interview and portrait series on DCMD where some of our favorite D.C. artists take us to their favorite local spots, share more insight into their artistry...

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Photos by Mark Hoelscher for DCMD  It’s been about a year since I last spoke with Miles Ryan, founder and owner of 7DrumCity who transformed an old rowhouse on U Street into one of D.C.’s best...

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Jules01

My DC: A Conversation with Den-Mate

February 23, 2017 | 1 Comments

Photos by Mark Hoelscher for DCMD  My D.C. is a new interview and portrait series on DCMD where some of our favorite D.C. artists take us to their favorite local spots, share more insight into their artistry...

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Sara Curtin is one of the hardest working musicians in the area, with a long list of fruitful projects and accomplishments under her name. But this year, Curtin has unveiled one of her biggest endeavor’s...

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The foundation for Ace Cosgrove‘s success lies in his ability to eschew trends and forge his own musical path. But, when it comes to his personal life, Cosgrove admits that he tends to stay within his comfort...

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What do the Foo Fighters, Frank Turner, Against Me!, Jason Mraz, The Decemberists and the Gaslight Anthem all have in common? When they need an out-of-this-world concert poster design, they turn to local artist Jeffrey Everett....

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Instead of feeling defeated after the presidential election, D.C. musician Asher Meerovich and his friends decided to take action. Utilizing their resources and deep knowledge of the D.C. music scene they formed Art Takes Action, a...

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At the start of the new year, I interviewed The El Mansouris about their upcoming self-titled album. The group of six, who include Alex Braden on guitar, vocalists Fiona Kohrman and Margot MacDonald, Drew Hagelin on...

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Interview by Jordan Snowden. Photos courtesy of The Funk Ark. Since he was a teenager, D.C. native Will Rast envisioned being a part of a band that matched his eclectic musical palette. His penchant for funk, soul...

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Interview by Jordan Snowden As the country seems more on-edge than it ever has been, music serves as a comforting solace to escape and make sense of all the negativity. April+VISTA‘s latest EP, Note To Self,...

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A fixture in D.C.’s music scene for some time, Greenland is capping off 2016 with an excellent new record, Shitty Fiction. Among other exciting news, the group will be performing at Songbyrd tonight in celebration of...

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