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D.C./NYC electronic duo Astra Via had been keeping a low profile this year, but yesterday Olivia Mancini and Jarrett Nicolay finally released a new EP via record label Aerobic International. SUPERBESTLUCKYSONGS is Astra Via’s follow-up to their 2013...

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Top 5 Songs You Should Know This Week

December 4, 2014 | 1 Comments

“..Pretty Sure It’s ‘Tang Top'” by Chandos Boston-based post punk trio Chandos will release its debut record Rats In Your Bed via Carpark Records on January 27. The first single “..Pretty Sure It’s ‘Tang Top'”...

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Sunday’s packed show at DC9, comprised of mostly teenagers and young 20-somethings, was headlined by LA’s Wildcat! Wildcat! and featured Baltimore’s Sun Club as openers. Sun Club earned the audience’s attention as openers. The teenagers from...

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Sound-Off: Top 5 Songs You Should Know This Week

November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dead Professional-“Hold Back”  The fifth and final track on Dead Professional’s new EP Hard Hard Hard, “Hold Back,” is deeply steeped in the American tradition of alt-country tinged with soft blues rock; the kind which Bruce Springsteen’s...

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Photo Credit: Michael Andrade A month ago, bedroom-pop meets lounge-punk D.C. dream band Baby Bry Bry & The Apologists released I Learned To Drown Myself Out, Part I. While the original release featured two tracks...

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New Music: “Bustin” by Lean Quatifah

November 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

For those of you who have been living under a rock and haven’t seen the stickers that are literally everywhere, Lean Quatifah is a 20-year-old D.C. producer fresh to the District’s climaxing electronic music scene....

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This year has been an interesting time period for rock quartet Young Rapids. It all started at 9:30 Club in January, where they sold out the 1,200 capacity venue with Drop Electric, The Sea Life and The...

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Sound-Off: Top 5 Songs You Should Know This Week

November 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Velveteens-“Loneliness” Minneapolis sixties-styled doo-wop girl-pop trio The Velveteens bear a strikingly lush resemblance to another fabric christened outfit, The Velvet Underground. Their latest track, “Loneliness,” from their upcoming debut Sun’s Up shares the same...

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It’s been a while since we’ve heard new music from More Humans, but yesterday the D.C. rock trio resurfaced with some exciting news. The first announcement was a new full-length album in the works, which...

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Starting today, you can pre-order Fugazi’s first 1988 demo via Dischord-aka, probably the closest thing we’ll have to a ‘new’ record from the band. The only song that was ever unveiled from this demo was “In Defense...

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The Walking Sticks will put you right in the middle of a delectable, lucid dream with “Take Me Up to the Sun,” the latest song from their forthcoming EP, Pop Dreams. Singer Chelsea Lee produces pulsating vintage...

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Stronger Sex just delivered a fresh dose of electronic pop with its first single, “Love is a Herring.” “Stronger Sex involved long hours of experimenting with tons of electronic equipment and random sound generators,” said...

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Steve Kolowich, commonly known as Stranger in the Alps, has released a new single in anticipation of his sophomore album release early next year. “Black Box” takes Kolowich’s indie-folk contour and bends it into pop elements...

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New Music: “Bad Memory” by Dead Professional

October 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from D.C. singer-songwriter John Harouff, also known as Dead Professional, but the rising artist has just released his best song yet. “Bad Memory” is from Harouff’s forthcoming EP,...

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On October 14, The Funk Ark is set to release its third studio album, Man is a Monster. “Man is a Monster is a collection of songs from a period of two years during which...

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Premiere: “White Fences” by East Ghost

October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

D.C rock band East Ghost made its debut with the 2012 EP St. Elizabeths, and now the trio is set to unveil a new album this week called If I Sleep. Drawing on rock and roll,...

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