Beats, Brenton Duvall and You

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DC’s Brenton Duvall produces blissed-out beats for business or pleasure.

The Color of Sound: Anenon’s “Inner Hue”

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LA’s multi-instrumental Brian Allen Simon (Anenon) prepares a full-length follow up to this spring’s austere “Acquiescence EP”

New Single from Cornel West Theory

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Hip hop activists The Cornel West Theory have been putting the finishing touches on their latest album, The Shape of Hip Hop to Come, due out July 19th. On this… Read More

Music Tapes Play It Close To Home

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There’s a certain magic to be felt any time a band can bring a group of people together in song, whether it’s from an album playing or a live performance.… Read More

Futurebirds Ring In The New Year In The District

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There’s a whole lot going on musically in Athens, Georgia, always. Besides being home to the eclectic and psychedelic musical group Elephant Six, Athens has a thriving local music scene… Read More

Painted Face Fall Tour with School of Seven Bells

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Allie Alvarado started out in Brooklyn’s art rock scene, and honed her craft as a member of the bands Telepath and Blood Lines. Painted Face is her solo project, a… Read More

New Single From Kid Congo and His Pink Monkey Birds

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Scion’s A/V Garage 7″ series is currently up to its eighth installment. The latest of which features sides split between our adopted hometown hero, Kid Congo Powers and his Pink… Read More

Exclusive Listen: New Tracks from Lightfoot

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“We recorded it all it one sitting with what felt like a hundred mics,” an excited Jessica Louise Dye told AON about her new demo, People (who throw kisses) Are… Read More

Phil Adé’s ‘The Letterman’

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A mixture of excitement, curiosity and community pervaded Commonwealth last night as hip-hop locals from DC, Baltimore and surrounding areas packed the  busy storefront for Phil Adé’s release of his… Read More

New Mixtape from Cornel West Theory: ‘In Her Hands: Embryo Capital’

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This Saturday, we’re all looking forward to hitting the Black Cat to catch a headlining set by Diamond District, D.C.’s own hip-hop supergroup, comprised of emcees X.O., Y.U., and emcee… Read More

Cut Copy’s "Where I’m Going"

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Cut Copy is offering a new track called “Where I’m Going” as a run-up to their new album and work with Ben Allen (Gnarls Barkley, Animal Collective) coming out this… Read More

Robyn, "None of Dem" (Outputmessage Remix)

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Our friend Bernard Farley, a.k.a., Outputmessage shows Robyn some love with his reinterpretation of “None of Dem”, another track off of her latest release, Body Talk Pt. 1. Farley’s version… Read More