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Photo Credit: Mimi Dabestani “Complete Control,” from D.C.’s Lyrx, is a slick mix of old school and new. The rising future bass rapper is the first artist to sign with Redact, a brand new music collective in the District...

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“Day of the Rope”-Spray Paint  Sometimes the best thing about a good punk rock song is not only the music itself, but also the wit and cynicism delivered via straight-for-the-throat lyricism. The Austin art-punk trio...

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What do you get when two roommates who met via Craigslist, a talented vocalist and a Persian blues prodigy join forces? A new D.C. band named Color in Numbers. “The band started when Sam Price-Waldman (drummer) moved...

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Today, D.C. nu-disco DJ Eau Claire released her remix of indie-pop duo Golden Coast‘s track “Futurist,” a phenomenal anthem to spring’s arrival that will get you dancing. Its sparkly, tropical beats, complete with an addictive bassline, makes this...

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DCMD Premiere: “WTLFO” by Cartoon Weapons

April 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Photo by Ron Akins One record to have on your radar next month is Last Rites of a Living Legend, the debut album from D.C. experimental rock group Cartoon Weapons that drops on May 28. The trio first...

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Photo by Matthew Brazier Last year’s In It Together Fest was the first big celebration of its kind in the District, spotlighting the city’s DIY music and art community through a well-organized four-day festival. The event...

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New Music: “Lust” by Pleasure Curses

April 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

At the forefront of D.C.’s burgeoning electronic scene is Pleasures Curses, who just released their new EP Pure/Lust via Prince George Records yesterday. Out of the three songs that comprise the release, the dark and sensual track “Lust” stands...

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We’ve got two exciting announcements to make. The first is that we’re presenting Drop Electric‘s album release show! The band will return to the Artisphere on Saturday, May 16 after playing a sold out show there last summer. Drop Electric’s release show for Lost...

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New Music: “That’s Love” by Oddisee

March 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

From Beauty Pill’s new single to Wanted Man’s EP, there’s been a constant stream of excellent new D.C. releases coming through the gate this week-and now we can add Oddisee to that list. Following his...

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While you might have been busy swooning over your sweetheart on February 14, or maybe just being completely apathetic to Valentine’s Day, D.C. singer-songwriter Jonny Grave was hard at work in the studio. The fruits...

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Drop Electric‘s 2013 sophomore effort, Waking Up To The Fire, presented a new sonic exploration for the veteran D.C. rock band. This time around, the group refines its robust post-rock sound on Lost in Decay,...

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This week has been a fruitful period for new releases, and now we’ve got another gem to add onto the list: Boris Milic‘s seven inch record. The D.C. based musician, who originally hails from Belgrade, Serbia, offers up...

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New Music: “Nothing to Lose” by U.S. Royalty

February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

What’s the most productive thing you’ve accomplished during a blizzard? Building a snowman, shoveling your driveway, venturing out to buy beer–winter weather equals lazy weather for many of us. This isn’t so for D.C. rock outfit U.S....

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A name you’ll be hearing a lot this year is AYESCOLD. The rising DJ is set to perform next week at our three year anniversary show/benefit for DC Punk Archive/Paperhaus’ album release and she’s just...

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New Music: “Vale” by PLOY

January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Hyattsville electronic duo PLOY has kept a steady pace with releasing new songs, but their first hit of 2015, “Vale,” is one of the frontrunners of the pack. Compared to their older works like “Friend of a Friend” and “VRDSNT,”...

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Over the past year, Cautious Clay has been building momentum, remixing artists like Sam Smith, Azealia Banks, and 50 Cent while solidifying his futuristic deep house sound. Today, the rising DJ released his remix of...

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