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Mark your calendar-the highly anticipated D.C. music documentary Salad Days will premiere in December. The film serves as an in-depth look inside the city’s rich punk scene throughout the ’80s, with interviews from Ian Mackaye, Henry Rollins, Dave Grohl...

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  Poster designed by LA Johnson Can you believe that 2014 is almost over and October is already here? Before we say goodbye to another great year, we’ve got one more show left in the...

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Here Are More Ways To Support The D.C. Punk Archive

September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

In July, the D.C. Public Library established the Punk Archive with the intent of documenting the city’s vibrant music scene. The library is currently accepting a wide range of donations that include old flyers, CDs, books, photographs, set...

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Listen To Ex Hex’s New Album, ‘Rips’

September 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Can’t wait until October 7 for Ex Hex‘s debut album? It is one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and you can now listen to the entire record via NPR. When we spoke with...

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There’s A New Marvin Gaye Mural in Shaw

September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

As the Washington City Paper reported last month, the Marvin Gaye mural designed by renowned artist Aniekan Udofia would be covered up thanks to a two-unit residence being built next to the artwork. But, there...

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Last month we posted about Dischord releasing Fugazi’s first demo to the public, but there wasn’t a set date announced-until now. The 26-year-old demo, which was recorded at Inner Ear Studios and contains 11 tracks,...

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Joy Buttons Announces New Album and Release Show

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from one of our favorite harDCore groups, Joy Buttons, but that will all change very soon. Joy Buttons, comprised of members from Typefighter, Deleted Scenes, Laughing Man and...

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A few legendary D.C. musicians will be honored in Satellite Room‘s new burger menu, which will make its debut this Friday, September 5. One of the highlights on the menu is the Ian MacKaye signature,...

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Earlier this summer, Brooklyn act Beach Fossils announced that they would be going on a short tour, but that list unfortunately didn’t include a stop in D.C. The band promised that there would be more dates...

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Happy Labor Day Weekend

August 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re out for the long holiday, but we’ll be back on Tuesday, Sept 2 with plenty more DCMD goodness (including some more big announcements!). In the meantime, make sure to get your Early Bird tickets...

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In conjunction with the H Street Festival that will take place on Saturday, September 20, Rock and Roll Hotel will bring back one of our favorite events, The Brodown Throwdown. It’s a free, all-day show...

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  We’ve got one last show left for the year-and it’s a big one. DCMD makes its debut at the historic Howard Theatre with our friends Raise Your City for…   An Autumn Spectacular! The...

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For months, HBO and Dave Grohl, who directed the series, have been teasing us about Sonic Highways. Now the world is getting a glimpse of what this new show will look like before it premieres...

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Open Call For Fall Interns

August 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

With summer coming to a close, we’re looking for a few motivated and passionate audiophiles to join our new fall internship program!  If you want to learn more about D.C.’s dynamic music scene and get involved, this is where...

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We’ve all seen more than a few of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos, and now Dave Grohl and the rest of the Foo Fighters are in on it too. Grohl was nominated by Zac Brown...

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Musicians who perform near Metro stations just got a break last week. A federal judge has issued an injunction against the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, telling metro that its employees can’t stop buskers from...

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