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 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 Sister: Live at IOTA


Back in the spring, following the chaos that is SXSW, Twin Sister embarked on a tour with Tune Yards & Xiu Xiu that saw them stopping through the District for… 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

A Productive Slumber: Bellflur Returns with asleep.asleep

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Fans of Bellflur’s 2008 “Read.Walk.Take.Talk” can look forward to this Friday’s CD release show at IOTA followed by the their new full-length record, “asleep.asleep.” on June 8, 2010. It’s a… Read More

Photos: Vetiver at IOTA

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On Monday night, Andy Cabic’s Vetiver brought their intoxicating brand of Americana back to DC. It’s hard to see them at IOTA without thinking back on the first time I… Read More

First Listen: The Whig Party, "Like a Lion"

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Tom McBride is a traveling man. Originally from Boston, the singer-songwriter spent also some time in Nashville before laying down roots around these here parts. From the sound of his… Read More

These United States Live at IOTA – 08.08.08

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t’s been quite the busy year for These United States. This past spring they released their (wonderful) debut album, A Picture of the Three of Us at the Gate to the Garden of Eden, and then embarked upon a 30+ date U.S. tour.