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Young Rapids rung in the holiday season with a big party at Columbia Heights’ The Pinch. Joining them were NYC’s Friend Roulette, Tiny Hazard and D.C.’s Dave Klinger, who played an amazing set with Kenny...

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A frequent visitor to the District, Cymbals Eat Guitars, joined Alex G and Maryland’s own Ricky Eat Acid at DC9 on Wednesday. Here’s what we captured:  ...

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An anxious crowd filled the backstage of Black Cat on Tuesday night to see hometown heroes, East Coast travelers and distant out-of-towners. D.C.’s own Paperhaus kicked-off the evening with their upbeat rock and even showcased a couple singles off their upcoming...

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Photos by Katherine Small  Honest Haloway took the stage after The Jaguar Club and Incredible Change on Saturday night at DC9. The show celebrated the band’s EP release, Perigee. Many of the tracks were inspired by a...

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Photos by Albert Jiang On November 25, 9:30 Club hosted the first of two sold out shows by South African synth-pop artist St. Lucia. HAERTS started the night with lead singer Nini Fabi’s tender, but...

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Review: The 1975 and CRUISR @ Echostage 12.2.14

December 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

The forecast for Tuesday was snow, but CRUISR’s set brought a sunny summer day with chance of feel-good songs. Covered in pink and yellow lights, the indie-pop band warmed up the room for The 1975....

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Jammin Java celebrated its 13th birthday last Friday with a massive show, featuring the venue’s co-owner Luke Brindley along with Own Danoff, Jon Carroll, Chip Johnson and Nathan Read. Here’s what we captured last week:...

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As consumers of music (and music journalism), we’re constantly bombarded with images–photos from shows, album art, festival ads, you name it. We may even take it for granted; there’s so rarely a shortage of amazing...

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Two of D.C.’s best acts, Pree and The Sea Life, joined New York City’s The Dig at Black Cat’s backstage last night. Here’s what we captured:...

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Missed out on Death From Above 1979’s sold out show at 9:30 Club? Here’s what DCMD photographer Alex Schelldorf captured last night:...

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Review: Interpol @ 9:30 Club 11.30.14

December 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Interpol journeyed to D.C. for two sold out nights at 9:30 Club last week. The first night was an intensely satisfying show, beginning with opener Hundred Waters. Singer Nicole Miglis’ voice is unique, high and...

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Although U Street was pretty desolate on the Friday after Thanksgiving, the 9:30 Club was packed with anxious showgoers who came to see Priests and The Dismemberment Plan perform. Here’s what we captured:...

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Photos by Iana Kozelsky DC9 was close to max capacity on Saturday night, and that was even before the second band came onstage. First up was R&B group Gully Waters, a new band that has emerged...

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Last weekend was jam-packed with some great shows, which made it difficult to pick and choose where to go. But, one concert at the top of our list was local pop-rock group YUM with The Duskwhales and Dr....

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Indie superstars The New Pornographers had an extended stay in Washington last weekend, playing two sold-out shows at 9:30 Club. Supporting them was opener The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, an indie-pop favorite. The...

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D.C. instrumental-rock trio Black Clouds delivered an explosive performance last Friday for their album release show. The whole set felt like an out-of-body experience, with flashing lights cascading over Black Clouds’ thundering music. If you...

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