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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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DCMD Interview: MØ

September 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

2014 has been a whirlwind year for Karen Marie Ørsted, the Danish singer who goes by the stage name MØ. She has already completed one North American tour, released a 20-song album and made her...

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DCMD Interview: Alex Tebeleff of Paperhaus

September 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Following the 2013 EP, Lo Hi Lo, D.C. rock band Paperhaus is set to release a new full-length album in January that has outlets like Stereogum and NME buzzing about it. Recently the band unveiled one of the songs from the...

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D.C. punk band Boardroom Heroes released a new EP last month, called New Wage, and will headline Rock and Roll Hotel tonight to celebrate. The group was formed in Bethesda, Maryland by brothers Andre and Augusto Pagliarini, who both discovered their love...

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Although it’s been three years since Pree has released a new album, the “hiatus” wasn’t really that much of a hiatus, according to the band’s frontwoman May Tabol. “The waiting is an illusion. We have...

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Throughout my conversation with budding D.C. act, Young Summer, there was one word that repeatedly came up: fate. As Bobbie Allen, the artist behind the moniker, told her story of leaving a nine-to-five job to pursue...

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Credit: Eric Ryan Anderson  SOJA is an 8-piece reggae and dub band that is one of the most successful acts to come from the District in the last two decades. The group has released six studio albums so far, and in 2012...

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DCMD Interview: Twin Peaks on “Wild Onion”

August 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Chicago-based garage band Twin Peaks just released a new album, Wild Onion, and is currently on a countrywide tour. The group, which includes Connor Brodnor on drums and Cadien Lake James, Clay Frankel and Jack...

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It’s a popular misconception that in order to find mainstream success, bands must move to entertainment hubs like New York or Los Angeles to pursue their dreams. But the members of RDGLDGRN (pronounced Red Gold Green) have...

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DCMD Interview: The Deadmen

August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Deadmen is a supergroup of longtime D.C. music staples who have combined forces to create a dynamic new rock outfit. The band, comprised of Justin Jones, Josh Read, Justin Hoben, John Hutch and Mike Smirnoff,...

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For the first-ever In It Together Fest, a ton of D.C.-area bands will gather for a four-day celebration honoring the city’s DIY scene. But it’s not just local bands that will be a part of the festival-in...

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Rising Artists: VEDAS

July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

VEDAS is a new collaboration between former Western Affairs members Alex Lee and Andrew Osborne. The duo’s celestial offerings are suspended by Lee’s classically trained voice, which remains the constant highlight throughout VEDAS’ debut EP Exhume....

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DCMD Interview: Ex Hex’s Mary Timony

July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

After Wild Flag confirmed its indefinite hiatus last year, all eyes were on Mary Timony and what her next move would be. The D.C. rock virtuoso had found success with several legendary bands-including Autoclave and Helium in the...

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By now, you’ve probably heard of the quirky and enchanting group of Wisconsin natives that is PHOX. The group released an album (following up their creative and colorful video EP) to much acclaim last month,...

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ACME is one of the D.C. area’s most eclectic and talented duos. The band’s fusion of funk, R&B, disco, and electro-pop has produced one of the summer’s catchiest tunes, “Girlfriend Tonight,” and has built them enough...

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This weekend Amelia Meath and Nick Sanborn, collectively known as the electronic duo Sylvan Esso, are enjoying a plum spot opening up for critical darlings tUnE-yArDs at 9:30 Club.   “Being on tour opening for tUnE-yArDs is...

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