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Earlier this summer, Mary Ellen Funke and Lyell Evans Roeder of D.C. synth-pop band Tigers are Bad for Horses took a month-long songwriting hiatus and went to Chicago. As a way to fill their downtime, in...

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The last week has been an especially exciting time for D.C.’s music scene. First there was Priests who came through with news of a new album and song, and now power-rock trio Title Tracks has come...

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The three heroines of D.C. rock outfit Governess–bassist Kieca Mahoney, drummer Erin McCarley, and guitarist Kim Weeks–formed the group after meeting at their children’s preschool. They’ve written about motherhood before on their previous offering, “Animals.” Now on...

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One of the most promising acts to breakout of the D.C. music scene is SHAED, who’s had a pretty fruitful summer after joining Photo Finish Records‘ roster in June. Following the release of their new singles “Thunder”...

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Our latest exciting music discovery comes in the form of Innanet James, a young MC from the D.C. area who dropped his impressive single “Summer” a few months ago. Embracing a bright, bouncy production, it’s...

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Every new single that Young Summer has put out so far this year has only confirmed that her forthcoming EP will be one of her best works yet. Following the gorgeous, jazz-tinged tune, “Paused Parade,” Summer has...

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In contrast to the bright, glossy production on her recent song “Alright,” Young Summer‘s follow up, “Paused Parade,” is a more stripped-down hit that’s just as impressive. “Paused Parade” is the second single from her forthcoming...

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After announcing the news of their forthcoming album, Illiterate Synth Pop, Maryland’s own Prinze George has dropped the record’s debut song, “Freeze.” The track, which premiered today via Stereogum, is a melodious amalgamation of Naomi Almquist’s striking vocal range, sharp production...

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Over the last couple years, Ayes Cold has become one of the area’s most sought after DJs. On any given week, you’ll find her performing all across the city at some of the best venues and...

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Since releasing Siren in 2014, D.C. artist Young Summer has spent the last couple years touring and writing songs for her forthcoming EP, which is expected to drop this summer. Her latest single, “Alright,” is...

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After releasing her folk record The Last Year under the moniker Mellen in 2013, Mary Ellen Funke along with her friend Lyell Roeder went on to make smooth, electronic sounds under a new project, Tigers Are Bad For Horses. The result is...

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Besides the unveiling of the initial performance lineup for Funk Parade, a new funky mix from DJ Qdup will also get you pumped for this year’s day-long festival, which is set to take place on Saturday, May...

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Photo Credit: Derrel Todd “Music is freedom,” Carolyn Malachi once stated to American Music Abroad. Money is also freedom, and the Grammy-nominated Malachi combines both on her new single, “We Like Money.” “We go to...

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Premiere: “Make It Better” by Brushes

March 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

“It’s going to get worse before it gets better.” As fraught with despondence as this saying is, it’s unfortunately pretty spot on. It’s like the crash you see coming; you brace for the impact, surely...

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If you type The Greatest Hoax into a Google search, the first two pages are inundated with links concerning Oklahoma senator James Inhofe’s book on climate change. It is not until the middle of page...

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New Music: “Just Wanna See” by SHAED

March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Walking Sticks are no more. Don’t worry, your favorite D.C. trio hasn’t broken up; far from it. They’ve just changed their name. The Sticks are now known as SHAED (pronounced “shade”). “We feel like...

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