Interview: Patrick Watson

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The frontman discusses a renewed focus on singing and songwriting, and the adventures in his own backyard.

The Make Up Reunited For A Special Performance

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A reunited Make Up gave a secret performance back in the spring at Comet. Catch them tonight at the Black Cat!

Interview: Plants and Animals

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Montreal exports Plants & Animals discuss their latest album, ‘The End of That,’ and their pursuit of a very honest, straight forward and live sound.

Backstage with Perfume Genius

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Seattle singer & songwriter Mike Hadreas talks to us about his latest long player, ‘Put Your Back N 2 It’.

The Plums, "Sigmar Polke (Edit)"

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Experimental noise-rock band The Plums have had a pretty productive year, with residencies at Bella and Dynasty respectively, and the release of their White LP. An excellent record that you… Read More

Toro Y Moi

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With a new album out earlier this year and having just wound down a pretty extensive touring schedule, Chaz Bundick and his crew have been putting in a lot of… Read More

Xeno and Oaklander

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As the streets began to grow cold, and ice hung around the corners of the darkness in D.C., the much lauded cold wave/minimal synth night No Love Lost (which, full… Read More

The Chapin Sisters

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Despite coming from such a musical family, the Chapin Sisters haven’t always planned on following in the footsteps of their famous kin. As the daughters and nieces of singer-songwriters Tom… Read More

Twin Shadow

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We recently hung out backstage with George Lewis Jr., the man behind Twin Shadow, while on tour with the fantastic Jamie Lidell. Lewis’ well received debut, Forget, originally came out… Read More

Sunny Ali & The Kid

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In 2002, when zine writer Michael Muhammad Knight first self-published his novel “The Taqwacores”, his intention was primarily in conveying his disillusionment in his adopted faith. Yet the postive feedback was overwhelming, and… Read More

Kid Sister

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Melisa “Kid Sister” Young has been on her first domestic tour since her album Ultra Violet dropped last November. Surprisingly, this was her first time in the District. Before she… Read More

The Return of Quintron & Miss Pussycat

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No doubt that the Gulf Coast is currently on all of our minds at the moment. BP’s back-to-back failed attempts to stop the destruction of our coast is bordering on… Read More