Sunny Ali & The Kid, "Two Girls"

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Our favorite Pakistani psychedelic cow-punks Sunny Ali & The Kid return with a new video for the latest single, “Two Girls.” We bounced around Philadelphia with them last year, eating… Read More

Pepi Ginsberg’s "Tornado"

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This week, Brooklyn songstress Pepi Gingberg released a video for the track, “Tornado.” The single comes from her latest effort, the Yes City EP from earlier this year, out now… Read More

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

On Busking and Getting Busted

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For locals, South by Southwest is as much of an invasion as Mardi Gras is in New Orleans.  “Spring Break, 2011!” visitors cry over the debauchery and decibels of Sixth… Read More

Let the Convergence Begin: Kicking Things Off at House of 88

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I was on my way to Texas, and I didn’t have a media pass, an official badge, a wristband, or a proper RSVP to any SXSW event. I didn’t have… Read More

Dmerit, "Stuck On You"

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Outputmessage and Micah Vellian celebrate the release of their remix EP with a party at U-Hall and a new music video.

Nine:Fifteen, "Bachelorette Party"

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The third installment in the trilogy of video collaborations with director Hilton Carter, Nine:Fifteen debuts the first single off of their upcoming full-length.

Ian Svenonious: All In the Same Chain Gang

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Spiv kicks off the BYOC movement, and takes Chain and the Gang out for two quick dates with Kid Congo.

Arrington de Dionyso: Evolution of a Shapeshifter


When I first piqued an interest in music, meditation, and other mysterious mentionings, I always thought that these topics were esoteric, sacred and impenetrable. In a eastern religion classes, there… Read More

A Quick Chat with Gull

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Just a few weeks ago, Nathaniel Rappole was at local venue Hole in the Sky, setting up his merch of individualized silk-screen shirts. He also put out a huge bag… Read More

The Legend of Fern Knight

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Traveling ‘twixt blurred reality and dream-induced states, Fern Knight has been known to produce gothic and arcane lullabies with a well-balanced dosage of prog-rock undertones. The band’s compelling music explores… Read More

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