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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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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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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: “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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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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