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A collaboration between two of the biggest names to recently come from the D.C. music scene has arrived: R&B artist Kelela and MC GoldLink come together for a fresh new remix of her hit, “Rewind.”...

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New Music: “Cloak” by Pree

December 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Just before Christmas, D.C. rock quartet Pree shared their gift to the world in the form of a new single, “Cloak.” Their song presents for consumption a unique kaleidoscope of soundscapes that mix elements both familiar...

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Premiere: “Living Room” by The Duskwhales

December 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo by Seanie Blue I recently trekked through Manassas, Va., trio The Duskwhales‘ back catalogue. A simple Google search turned up a few scattered videos starring the band and a Bandcamp page with their self-titled, full-length album...

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Photo by Matt Gatwood Mark your calendar for Feb. 5 next year–that will be date when Maryland post-punk stalwarts Two Inch Astronaut release their new album Personal Life, the follow-up to their solid 2014 record Foulbrood. This morning,...

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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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