Ticket Giveaway: Perfume Genius at The Hamilton 10/12


We’re giving away a pair of tickets to check out Perfume Genius at The Hamilton on Friday 10/12!

Ticket Giveaway: Dirty Three at 6th & I Synagogue on 9/23


With the Australian trio kicking off their American tour this week, we’ve got some tickets for you to see them in DC at the 6th and I Historic Synagogue on Sunday, 9/23!

52 O Welcomes Cloud Becomes Your Hand

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The Brooklyn quartet brings their improvisation and meticulously orchestrated cacophony to Bloomingdale.

Sockets Records Showcase Returns To Black Cat


What lured me into D.C.? Live music. But to be more specific? Sockets Records. Ever since I dated a ticket-scalper’s son in high school, I fell in love with live… Read More

Ed Schrader Brings the Strange to Red Door

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With a hint of eyeliner and an 80’s style wig, multi-talented musician and comedian Ed Schrader has been known to transform into a mullet-wearing, Labyrinth-era David Bowie impersonator.  According to… Read More

Frau Eva Hits Galaxy Hut

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Frau Eva’s music is humbling, whether it’s in the delivery or in the songs themselves. They got their start performing in D.C. at house shows and quickly moved to larger… Read More

Bring Your Own Brunch to the Annex

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As CMJ’s annual showcase solidifies this week, bands are flocking to the East Coast for a shot at wider recognition. Bands are coming from all over, making pit stops along… Read More

Merzbow & Richard Pinhas Duo Tonight

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One of the strongest figures in the history of Japanese noise music, and noise music internationally, is doing a special performance tonight in D.C. Masami Akita, stage name Merzbow, will… Read More

Sonic Circuits 2010 Kicks Off


“Now, Jeff asked me to open up Sonic Circuits, so I’ll be making the first sound of the festival,” Jason Mullinax said as an introduction to his solo set, known… Read More

Prince Rama Play Ottobar and Release New Album

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Tickets went quick for last Sunday’s show at the Ottobar once Animal Collective fans caught wind that two core members of the group were putting on a show. Deakin (Josh… Read More

Photos: FYF Fest 2010

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Labor Day weekend effectively marks the end of summer, and for the kids out in L.A., the FYF Fest was an ambitious effort to end it with a blowout. The… Read More

Memoryhouse & Twin Sister Live at IOTA (Photos)

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Friday the 13th usually conjures imagery associated with bad luck, or thanks to Jason Voorhees, graphic horror. Instead, we lucked out this past Friday night when we were treated to… Read More