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Photos by Alex Schelldorf  Mitski’s last D.C. performance in November was part of an extensive touring schedule supporting the release of Bury Me At Makeup Creek, a seminal, dark introspection into relationships and a burgeoning...

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Review: SOAK @ DC9 6.24.16

June 29, 2016 | 0 Comments

Last year I had a ticket to see SOAK at DC9.  I was excited to see the young songwriter, whose music I found so intelligent and relatable at the very beginning of her promising career.  But...

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Though Wye Oak has been a band for the past decade, I only recently discovered their music and became an instant fan. When I arrived to their show on Wednesday at Rock and Roll Hotel,...

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I’m never really sure what to expect when I go to see an artist who is always played on commercial radio—it’s always interesting to experience those songs in a brand new way after hearing them...

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Photos by Christina Nguyen London indie-pop outfit Oh Wonder was originally slated to play at U Street Music Hall this past January, but Snowmageddon hit. Instead of enjoying the show I had been confined to my...

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The densely-packed weeknight crowd at DC9 last Tuesday was a microcosm of the ideals punk should embody, between the diversity of the audience and the dedication of all present to creating a safe but enjoyable...

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Photos by Julia Leiby Photos from Mutual Benefit and Florist’s show at DC9 on Monday Florist   Mutual Benefit...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf Long before I started listening to popular music or felt comfortable in a rock venue, I was obsessed with musical theatre.  My showtune-singing days are largely in the past now, but I still...

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What we saw at last Thursday’s sold-out show with Tame Impala, M83 and Okay Kaya Tame Impala Okay Kaya M83...

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Photos by Alex Schelldorf Jemaine Clement and Bret McKenzie of Flight of the Conchords stalked the Wolf Trap grounds, claiming, “Virginia is our favorite state!” and landed their headquarters on the Filene Center stage last Monday....

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In a Vice op-ed from April, Ryan Bassil bemoaned the death of the golden age of music festivals, saying, “These days, the things that are apparently tantamount to making a festival good are so tepid...

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Photos by Julia Leiby Photos from Pity Sex, PWR BTTM and Petal‘s sold out show at DC9 on Monday \...

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Hippo Campus’s performance at Rock and Roll Hotel last Friday was marked by certain hills and valleys, in terms of the quality of both their cohesiveness as a group as well as their interactions with...

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Photos by Miranda Hontz The marauding madhouse that is King Khan and the Shrines found their way to Black Cat on Thursday, lavishing their psycho-soul stylings heavily upon the crowd. King Khan and the Shrines...

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What we saw at last Friday’s Twenty One Pilots show, featuring MUTEMATH and Chef’s Special. Twenty One Pilots MUTEMATH Chef’Special...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle It is an admirable feat to sell out Black Cat’s Mainstage, but to do so in the absence of new music for nearly three years is an accomplishment unto itself. This...

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