Sóley Live at 9:30 Club

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Watch as icelandic songstress Sóley performs live at 9:3 Club

Interview: Patrick Watson

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

Late Nights at Montserrat House

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The U Street Corridor is known for the variety of bars and clubs lining this busy stretch of the city. And over the last decade, one of the most consistent… Read More

A Few Words With The Books

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Having caught The Books earlier this month at All Tomorrow’s Parties, I highly anticipated their upcoming D.C. performance Thursday night at the 930 Club.  The Books have a unique aesthetic… Read More

Deer Tick Teases with "20 Miles"

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The rough-and-ready gruffness of Deer Tick frontman John McCauley’s voice really shines when he croons, and there is plenty of that in the musical throes of “20 Miles,” the band’s… Read More

Photos: The Antlers Live at 9:30 Club

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The Antlers have enjoyed a pretty amazing year it seems, with critical accolades falling upon them from every direction. Their album, Hospice, sat near the top of countless best of… Read More

Ludicra and Krallice Support Mayhem

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Notable metal label, Profound Lore, recently announced that Mayhem will be doing a cross country US/Canada tour in April. The tour is slated to kick off in DC, at our… Read More

Barbaric Cannons Rip the Earth at the Hands of Salome and Jucifer

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Like needy health organizations in third world countries, awaiting contraception under the Bush administration, denizens of the district sit with baited breath for the hope of any band harder than those supporting ipod sales, to roll through. Fortunately, last Monday, just such a diamond, (of the King sort), surfaced up from the dirt.

DMV Takeover for Haiti

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Over the course of the last week, we’ve seen some of the best of elements of humanity coming out and rallying around the Haitian disaster relief efforts.   As of… Read More

Junior League Band


Over the course of the last 3 years, Junior League Band has been spreading the gospel of bluegrass-inspired folk rock all over the country. But not to be pigeon-holed, their sound manages to incorporate a wider range of styles, taking into account each of the band members backgrounds and influences.

The Guerilla Tactics Of Guerilla Union

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Over the better part of the last decade, Guerilla Union has established themselves firmly as a tour giant. Their shows and festivals like Rock The Bells highlight the biggest and… Read More

Dan Deacon: Total Crowd Control


No matter your opinion on Dan Deacon’s newest album — Bromst — it remains self-evident that to get the full feel of the album you must experience it in all… Read More