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The ongoing debate surrounding refugees has snowballed into a hot-button topic these last few weeks, prompting many people to voice their frustrations via social media. But D.C. musician Sara Curtin chose a different route to express herself by writing a thought-provoking new song...

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Premiere: “Gimmie Mine” by Heavy Breathing

November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

In his television play, Quad, Samuel Beckett flouted the normal conventions of the modern drama by writing a play that only used stage directions. In the play, four characters in hooded robes walked hunched in...

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New Music: “Blackest Prius” by Flavor Waster

October 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Here’s a great song to kick off your weekend: after unveiling the undeniably infectious song “Delta” earlier this month, D.C.’s Flavor Waster has dropped another impressive track called “Blackest Prius.” It’s the second single that’s been released from their...

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Ex Hex can do no wrong. After a standout set at Landmark Music Festival a couple weeks ago, the brazen D.C. trio delivers a gift today: a solid cover of the 1977 hit, “All Kindsa...

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard anything from D.C. rock vets Soccer Team, but on this dreary Thursday, the band dropped a new song on BrooklynVegan to give us another taste of their forthcoming album, Real...

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New Music: “Delta” by Flavor Waster

October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Flavor Waster is the latest insurrection fashioned by local hardcore vets Kevin Hilliard and Patrick Taylor, formerly of D.C. band Caverns. The pair also recruited vocalist Jodi Jones, multi-instrumentalist Ryan Burke and drummer Martin MacAlister for their...

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New Music: “Blue” by Polyon

September 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo by Alex Schelldorf D.C. band Polyon describes their sound as “fuzz rock influenced by massive amounts of toxic space debris,” and for their new song “Blue,” that illustration couldn’t be more appropriate.  The track gives off the illusion...

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Photos: Adams Morgan Day 2015

September 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photos by Luke Andahazy Adams Morgan Day 2015 exemplified just how strong of an impact the community can make, despite the obstacles that were present. Earlier this summer, we reported that the festival’s main sponsor, Adams...

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New Music: “Tangled Memories” by GEMS

September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s been a pretty slow week at DCMD headquarters, but thankfully Los Angeles-by-way-of-D.C. duo GEMS has a great new song to keep us energized for the day. “Tangled Memories” is the second track released from GEMS’ forthcoming album,...

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The songs you need in your life, from bands near and far. “Raining in Eva”–Monk Parker One part Yankee Hotel Foxtrot, two parts In the Aeroplane over the Sea by Neutral Milk Hotel, a healthy dash...

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Artwork by Vianney Paul Starting today, after-school program Music For Life celebrates ten years of providing low income and at-risk youth with music instruments and lessons. With the non-profit’s work, however, comes a bittersweet reminder of the circumstances sparking...

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Back in June, D.C. rockers Clones of Clones released their meritorious cover of “Float On,” Modest Mouse’s frolicking, uppity introduction of themselves to the mainstream music world. It was, to quote myself, a “downright ballsy” cover, mostly...

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New Music: “Living As A Ghost” by GEMS

August 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

After releasing their 2013 EP Medusa, GEMS promised that a new album would be on the way soon. Two years later, the dream pop duo has unleashed their debut song from the forthcoming record, Kill The...

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New Music: “Sunstroke” by Wylder

July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

There’s a D.C.-based folk rock band that you may have heard of called Save the Arcadian. We’re here to tell you: forget about that name and start listening to Wylder. The quartet ultimately decided to change their name after realizing that...

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Last year, the talented D.C. duo Hays and Ryan Holladay announced a name change from Bluebrain to using their real names. The brothers also unveiled a new website, with a note that said there would be new...

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With a forthcoming album due out next month via Captured Tracks, Mac DeMarco dropped a new song a few moments ago, “I’ve Been Waiting for Her.” It’s the ideal track to chill out to as...

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