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New Music: “More To This” by U.S. Royalty

September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

U.S. Royalty released an awakening single this morning – “More To This.” This is the band’s first release since their sophomore album Blue Sunshine in January. The song features vibrations that are so different from anything...

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D.C. musician Mary Ellen Funke, who used to perform under the moniker Mellen, is back with a new electronic project that boasts a very peculiar name, Tigers Are Bad For Horses. “The name comes from Lyell’s...

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When I interviewed Sam McCormally about Ugly Purple Sweater’s breakup last year, he mentioned that there were other musical projects that he would eventually unveil. Last week, one of those new projects, Fellow Creatures, finally emerged to the surface via a...

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On The Agenda: YUM. @ IOTA Club 9.5.14

September 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Looking for a good show to hit up tonight? Local rock band YUM. will be headlining IOTA Club tonight, but who are they, you ask? YUM. is based in Northern Virginia and is comprised of singer-songwriter...

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Are you sick of all the new bars, restaurants and overpriced apartments and condos that have invaded U Street lately? D.C. solo artist Jack on Fire also has a bone to pick about the rapid...

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New Music: “Blister” by The Effects

September 2, 2014 | 1 Comments

The Effects is a D.C. rock band that emerged earlier this year, but it wasn’t until yesterday that the trio finally released its highly anticipated debut single. “Blister” is The Effects’ first digitally released song that you can purchase...

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New Music: “Two Feet Shy” by Pree

August 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Rejoice: D.C. avant-garde outfit Pree is back with new music. With a show coming up next week at Black Cat, Pree released its new single “Two Feet Shy” right before Labor Day weekend. Although the quartet has...

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New Music: Ex Hex “Beast”

August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

As Ex Hex’s release date for its debut album draws near, the band unveiled another song from the record. Last month we spoke with Ex Hex’s Mary Timony about Rips, which you should catch up on if...

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New Music: “Cairo” by Paperhaus

August 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Today the District is finally getting a taste of Paperhaus’ new album, which is set to be released this January. Stereogum recently premiered the song “Cairo” that is Paperhaus’ best work yet. Before headlining Comet Ping Pong next...

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Young Summer captured our attention last year with her breakout hit “Waves That Rolled You Under”, and now the D.C. starlet is set to release her debut album, Siren, on August 26. Last week Young...

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Premiere: “On/Off” by PLOY

July 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

We’re proud to premiere PLOY’s next-to-last song in the duo’s Summer Songs series. “On/Off” features a rhythmic synth line with a soulful hook, all while maintaining its infectious groove that we’ve grown to expect from PLOY’s Gil Wojcik...

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Today we’re premiering Teen Mom’s new song “I’m in Love with His Dreams.” The track is one of two songs the band recorded over a weekend in February with Thomas Orgren (Typefighter) in his Arlington studio. They...

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Today is already shaping up to be a great day. Power trio Ex Hex has not only announced its debut album, called Rips (out October 7 via Merge Records), but also unveiled a new song...

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Photo by Matthew Brazier One success story of 2014 is The Sea Life’s exponential growth. In just a few short months, the band had not only sold-out the prestigious 9:30 Club but also the Black Cat for its single release show....

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DCMD is proud to premiere Wanted Man‘s brazen track, “I’m Gonna Go Out With the Planet”. The group has spent the last few months recording songs for a full-length album, and today the District is finally getting a...

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Prior to last week I haven’t heard of Canine Teeth until “Shape Up” appeared on my radar. The D.C.-based act has collaborated with several local bands and artists like ACME and Yomimbi on various remixes, but for “Shape...

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