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Earlier this month, D.C. supergroup The Deadmen released their impressive full-length effort brimming with thoughtful, sharp songwriting and superior musicianship. As a follow up from the release, one of the most poignant tracks off that record, “55...

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The air is smoky, shaded with a blue hue, and the quarters are cramped. Inside, Jules Hale aka Den-Mate is turning the familiar into the unfamiliar with a live performance of “Just So You Know,” from...

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“Taliesin,” the first single and video from Humble Fire’s upcoming album Builder, is beautifully constructed. Considering the inspiration Humble Fire drew upon for the work, it isn’t surprising. Humble Fire’s Nefra Faltas took a trip...

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Last month, Maryland native and accomplished emcee Oddisee released his fantastic new album, The Iceberg. The record couldn’t have been released at a more perfect time, as it wholly captures the current feelings, anxiety and...

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RDGLDGRN‘s (pronounced Red Gold Green) new single and video couldn’t have come at a better time. In response to the country’s current political and social climate, the Virginia trio made a powerful song and video...

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Video of the Week: “Bad Faith” by Dawkins

January 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

With footage of soldiers marching forth into an unknown psychedelic landscape, the video for D.C. band Dawkins‘ track “Bad Faith” perfectly captures the quintet’s airy aesthetic. Dawkins creates a unique atmosphere by blending a tripped-out beat with...

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Video of the Week: “The OJ’S” by K.A.A.N

November 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

K.A.A.N’s backstory reveals a couple things about how the music industry has, and also hasn’t, changed. Based in Columbia, MD, the emcee got his start by posting mixes on SoundCloud, a gem among thousands of songs that...

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Video of the Week: “Destroy” by Flasher

October 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

One of the standout D.C. acts to emerge in recent months is post-punk stalwarts Flasher. The band, comprised of Taylor Mulitz (Priests), bassist Daniel Saperstein (Bless, Trouble) and drummer Emma Baker (Big Hush), is a local supergroup...

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Video of the Week: “JJ” by Priests

October 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Since dropping their last record, Bodies and Control and Money and Power, D.C.’s Priests have remained relatively quiet with releasing new music. It’s not because the band got burnt out–it was actually just the opposite. Behind the...

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Video of the Week: “Just Wanna See” by SHAED

October 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

For all the loyal DCMD readers out there, you’re probably more than aware of our love for SHAED. In July, we released the trio’s live performance of “Just Wanna See” at House Studio, giving the world...

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Video of the Week: “Bitter” by Wylder

October 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Wylder is a band that seems destined for mainstream commercial success. Their talent for crafting infectious, feel-good tunes has garnered them a pretty large fanbase in D.C., packing shows across the city week after week. The band’s latest...

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Video of the Week: “Kill Moe” by Kelow LaTesha

September 25, 2016 | 0 Comments

Kelow LaTesha is not your typical DMV rapper. The video for “Kill Moe,” released earlier this year, showcases her wide range of musical influences as well as her refreshingly unique style. The track incorporates traditional hip-hop...

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Hip-hop often seeks to paint a picture that is anything but real; expensive cars, loud clubs and flashy jewelry still remain a powerful statement in the genre. D.C. rapper Ace Cosgrove, however, is anything but...

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Our latest video of the week was released earlier this year by local trio Congo Sanchez, offering a rare glimpse into the group’s creative process. Featuring vocals from the entire group, the track “Why Do...

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Video of the Week: “Swells” by Wylder

March 8, 2016 | 0 Comments

Most of us have probably experienced this in a relationship at one point: you’re trying to find some alone time with your significant other, but their group of friends make it damn near impossible. The...

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To coincide with the release of their first album in eight years, esteemed D.C. pop-punk trio The Max Levine Ensemble rolled out two badass music videos last year. The first of the three-part saga, “Sun’s Early...

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