July 23, 2012
This week we have a special treat for you: the brand new video from D.C.’s own The Grey Area, “Sugar, From You.” This is the second video released from their debut EP, 508, and in it a bluesy, rocking number sets the backdrop for the band performing outdoors in various locations, with a story woven in depicting the struggle between love and violence. Check out the video and let us know what you think!
July 3, 2012
Life is a brutal struggle. Anyone who tells you otherwise is a liar. The unholy alliance between advertising and the music world can work to hide this everyday element of struggle with its insistent call to relax and just have an orgy already.
June 19, 2012
Owen Danoff, a local musician who wrote his first song when he was 16, has already influenced the D.C. music scene.
July 9, 2012
D.C.’s own DJ Underdog released his most recent mixtape Africa Go Slow earlier this year with samplings from Nigerian musicians such as Fela Kuti, Sunny Ade, Mike Okri, Afrobeat composer Vincent Ahehehinou and Queen of Congolese rumba singer Mbilia Bel.
June 28, 2012
After years of trying to make it as a musician and a band by playing shows and touring in and around the region, The B-Film Extras decided that they needed a change, that the usual routine of “record and tour, record and tour” wasn’t working for them anymore.
May 7, 2012
Take two parts funk and soul, one part rock with a dash of go-go, and you have Black Alley’s new track “Heavy Hitters.”
April 25, 2012
When Meshell Ndegeocello takes the stage at The Howard Theatre, it’ll be her and her guitar playing songs of the old and new from her collection and the collections of others.
April 18, 2012
The Caribbean is known for having diverse forms of music. The African beats and rhythms combine with smooth melodies to give a unique feel to the reggae, salsa and merengue tunes. This weekend, one of DCML’s editors, Arielle Hixson, will be going to Puerto Rico.
April 18, 2012
Acclaimed alt-folk acts 2/3 Goat and Oh! My Blackbird will be taking the stage tonight at the Wonderland Ballroom in Columbia Heights.
March 23, 2012
If you’re strolling by the streets of Wisconsin and M, casually window shopping in Georgetown or grabbing a bite to eat, you might hear a bit of violinist Bill Hassay Jr.