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Writing must never be boring! It must not bore the reader, the writer…It must not bore anybody! You have to have juice in each line, don’t you see? That snippet from an old Charles Bukowski...

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Even though the term “pop” can imply generic and manufactured music, Tigers Are Bad For Horses’ new song, “Helium,” is anything but bland. Mary Ellen Funke’s jazzy vocals shine throughout the song as Lyell Evans Roeder’s...

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D.C. shoegaze/dream pop band Venn has reimagined New Order’s song “Ceremony” for a new compilation album. As a part of Rave On, A Madchester Celebration, a compilation of covers from the website The Blog That...

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On this gorgeous Tuesday afternoon, D.C. post-punk trio Flasher has delivered a gift in the form of an excellent new single, “Burn Blue.” The B-side to the band’s forthcoming seven-inch record, “Burn Blue” is at once...

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In one month, Funk Parade will once again takeover U Street for a day’s worth of music, community and celebration. This year’s event–scheduled for Saturday, May 6–features a day fair, parade and evening festival that’ll...

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Br’er‘s new single, “Help Me Live,” is a retrospective view of a life’s worth of mistakes and failures. But with a twist, this life is mistakenly thought to be ending somewhat prematurely, which ups the...

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Two Inch Astronaut wasted no time in releasing new music. The Silver Spring-based post-punk trio is able to deliver one quality record after the next with ease, a feat that’s tough for even the most...

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Dreamcast is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter from D.C. who makes cerebral, soulful grooves that feel nostalgic yet refreshingly contemporary. Following the release of his single “Liquid Deep,” off of the seven-inch record of the same name,...

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Nearly one year since releasing their excellent self-titled debut EP, D.C. post-punk trio Flasher is back with new music. Today the band premiered their catchy single, “Winnie,” off their forthcoming seven-inch record that’ll drop on...

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Park Snakes

New Music: “Alien” by Park Snakes

February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

Noir rock trio Park Snakes are the latest addition to D.C. label BLIGHT’s ever-eclectic arsenal. Their eponymous debut EP consists of ten songs, with the first five being originals from the band and the last five...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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Editor’s Note: Leading up to Young Rapids’ dual record release/farewell show with The El Mansouris, DCMD will premiere tracks from the band’s EP in our new column, Peer Review. Featuring guest contributions from D.C. musicians, artists,...

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