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!

Filling a Lost Prescription: Medications at the Black Cat

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Last Thursday saw the triumphant return of one of the last bastions of DC’s idle old guard. It has been several years since the solid district trio of medications has… Read More

Mi Ami Will ‘Steal Your Face’

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It’s been too long since San Francisco based dub-wavers Mi Ami sailed back through the DMV. Forming in 2007, the group originally started as way to throw a party that… Read More

Roofwalkers Hit the Hut

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This Sunday, the Roofwalkers set out to swell the Galaxy Hut with their sublime atmospheric rock. Led by Ben Licciardi, and featuring members of Shortstack, Aloha & Mary Tim0ny’s Soft… Read More

Imperial China


For any band coming out of DC that makes harder, punk inspired music, it’s a basic fact that they will garner comparisons to Fugazi. With the immense impact the band… Read More

Edie Sedgwick

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Andy Warhol remains one of the most important artists of the 20th century for his body of work, his influence on art and commerce, and his cultural philosophies, giving a… Read More

Frodus ‘Escape Plan’

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Over the last few months, those of us who never had the opportunity to experience Frodus the first time around have gotten another chance. Sparked by a convergence of events… Read More



One of the more creative songwriters working out of DC right now is Britton Powell. His recently released The Phat Daughter String Quartet 12″ is a suite of 4 string-based… Read More

Where It’s At: Jackie O and the Kids


Not all of us can have Blaqstarr do an intro on our mixtapes. Our significant others may not be a heavily blog-lauded dj/producer from the D.M.V.