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Three bands— openers Chappo and On an On with headliner Big Data— played a show at Black Cat that left a lot to be desired. Chappo opened the night with a batch of upbeat songs. Lead singer...

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Get out of that Monday slump by streaming two new albums from Waxahatchee and Toro y Moi before they come to D.C. next month. Chaz Bundick, also known as Toro y Moi, will release his highly anticipated album What...

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Photos: Lieutenant @ Black Cat 3.26.15

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Jinwoo Chong Nate Mendel returned to Black Cat last night, but this time around the Foo Fighters bassist showed-off his new project, Lieutenant. Here are our shots from the show!...

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Review: SynchroniCity @ NPR 3.20.15

March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

D.C.-based group SynchroniCity blended classical with hip hop and jazz at NPR’s Studio One on Friday. Located in NPR’s DC Headquarters, Studio One hosts a variety of public events, including shows for broadcast. The seated...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle Shakey Graves and Nikki Lane brought a night of mixed genres—country, blues, and rock—to a sold out 9:30 Club show this past Tuesday. The night took off with opener Nikki Lane,...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf If you haven’t gotten your hands on it yet, D.C.’s Polyon just unveiled an excellent EP this week. Last night, the band celebrated the release at DC9 with local experimental rockers...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf Last night was my third time seeing Perfume Genius since I saw him play The Hamilton in 2012. The growth of his popularity was evident between those two performances, as he brought 700+ people to...

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Photos by Albert Jiang U.S. Royalty, who has been a staple of the local music scene for over a half-decade now, played to a full crowd at U Street Music Hall this past Saturday night. The...

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Words and Photos by Alex Schelldorf Last night, local sweethearts Baby Bry Bry and The Apologists swept the rug out from under Black Cat’s Backstage to kick off an evening so loud, someone should make sure...

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Review: Flight Facilities @ 9:30 Club 3.13.15

March 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Eua Claire opened the night with a solid showing-she led by example, getting the crowd moving by swaying and clapping her way through her set of dance beats. She flawlessly sampled both old and new...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf  On Friday, we caught Omaha Nebraska’s Cursive at their sold out Black Cat show. If you couldn’t get a ticket in time, here are some stunning photos from the night:...

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Flashing poodles wearing American-flag print suits and boxing gloves. A Spider Man-eque Abraham Lincoln with dancing foam people who took over the stage. These were just some of the crazy characters that could be found...

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Last Saturday, over a dozen acts came together for a huge show at IOTA Club, paying tribute to The Who’s legendary 1970 performance at the University of Leeds. Reps from D.C. bands like The NRIs,...

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Last Saturday we made our way to Rock and Roll Hotel to catch two of our local favorites, Black Clouds and Loud Boyz, co-headline a great show with United Nations. Here are some shots from...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf Hometown heroes Priests headlined another amazing show yesterday at a pretty interesting place to find a punk concert-the Dance Institute of Washington. The D.C. stalwarts were joined by Wisconsin pop-punk band Tenement, Ohio’s...

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Review: Ariel Pink @ 9:30 Club 2.23.15

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ariel Pink brought his genre-bending, new wave pop music to 9:30 Club Monday night. Pink sauntered on stage rocking corduroy pants and studded high heel platforms. In this circus of the absurd, Pink is the...

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