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We’ve got only a few more weeks until Priests drops their debut album, and first release in three years, Nothing Feels Natural. Before that happens, the quartet has released the melodic title track from the record,...

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Photos by Terrance Doyle When I moved to D.C., I quickly added “see Thievery Corporation” on my must-do list. I heard from fans, both locals and transplants, how incredible their live shows were. Thursday night,...

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What probably is one of the best local collaborations of the year, D.C.’s own GoldLink and Shy Glizzy have teamed up for the smooth banger, “Crew.” With L.A.-by-way-of-Baltimore singer Brent Faiyaz supplying the hook, the...

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Following his big tour announcement yesterday, Brooklyn-by-way-of-Maryland emcee Oddisee has just dropped the lead single off his forthcoming album, The Iceberg. “Things,” which premiered on NPR today, features a bright, bouncy production that diverges from...

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Ever since The El Mansouris released their NPR Tiny Desk Contest audition video, we’ve been looking forward to a new single from the D.C. group. Finally, almost two years since they’ve released that video, the time has arrived. Their latest single,...

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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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