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Photos by Anna Moneymaker  The night fell just short of a party, uninspired and distorted guitar melodies slipping into usually vibrant tracks as the draining tour got the best of Potty Mouth. Abby Weems herself...

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Park Snakes

New Music: “Alien” by Park Snakes

February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Noir rock trio Park Snakes are the latest addition to D.C. label BLIGHT’s ever-eclectic arsenal. Their eponymous debut EP consists of ten songs, with the first five being originals from the band and the last five...

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As I walked into Black Cat and heard No BS! Brass Band warming up their instruments, it felt as if I had been transported down to New Orleans. A mid-February evening hinted at the coming...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle On a Monday night, the last day of their two-week tour, Parquet Courts squeezed out the remaining bit of energy they had left for their 9:30 Club show. Guitarist and vocalist Austin...

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Babe City Records has become one of the D.C. rock scene’s most important labels, but recently the imprint has branched out into new territory via its latest signee, 20-year-old emcee NAPPYNAPPA. The Southeast D.C. native’s...

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Review: Sampha and Mal Devisa @ 9:30 Club 2.8.17

February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

If you don’t know Sampha by name, you probably at least know him by voice. The British singer, songwriter, and producer has previously collaborated with artists like SBTRKT, Jessie Ware, and Drake, and most recently...

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When it comes to making modern dance music, the main ingredient tends to be some sort of electronic gadget, like a drum machine or synthesizer. Last week, U Street Music Hall experienced some more unconventional...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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For those of you who spent time protesting in D.C. this weekend, you hopefully recognized the patchwork of people and causes marching side by side. Aggressive young feminists marched beside legions of moms. Black Lives...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Photos from Clutch’s show at 9:30 Club last week, by Brian Murphy Lionize     The Obsessed     Clutch...

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