Fleur Bleu.e Shows That Love Crosses Cultures with ‘Pyjama Princess’

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More to Watch Created across cultures, Fleur Bleu.e’s latest track ‘Pyjama Princess’ releases on September 21.  Delphine Lam and Vladimir Swann are Fleur Bleu.e, an alternative French/English duo created in 2019. They describe their meeting as finding “their musical half, clear and obscure,” and subsequent compositions as “nourished by their adolescent myths between Paris and […]

OMB Peezy Shows the Trials of Being ‘MisGuided’

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Recent Articles OMB Peezy’s highly-anticipated new 16-track mixtape, ‘MisGuided’ drops today. Born in Mobile, Alabama and raised in Sacramento, California, LeParis Dade, professionally known as OMB Peezy has been musical his whole life. He released his debut track ‘Lay Down’ in 2016. In recent years, he has seen his musical career shoot forward through self-growth, […]

Ari & The SadLads Debut with ‘Cherry Blossom’

Ari & The SadLads Debut with ‘Cherry Blossom’

Recent Articles Ari & The Sad Lads are releasing their debut single together, ‘Cherry Blossom’.  Ari Voxx, the frontwoman of the group, was born and raised in the District. She’s always loved music, as well as retro and vintage.  “She grew up singing along to classic Motown artists like The Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson, […]

Westerner Stays Up with “Restless”

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Recent Articles Westerner’s latest track, ‘Restless’, is about perception and focus.  The trio consists of Cooper Bombadil on vocals, guitar, and synth, Brandon Valerino on bass, synth, and backing vocals, and Mike Gattshall on drums and samples. Since 2020, they have released a song every month. Westerner is an indie rock band with neo-psychedelic and […]

National Vinyl Day Unites Past with Present

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On August 12, the U.S. celebrated National Vinyl Day, recognizing the lasting impact of vinyl records. Phonograph or gramophone records have been a popular music storage medium since the 1800’s, though they picked up the name ‘vinyl’ in the 1940’s when the use of polyvinyl chloride (rather than the previous medium, shellac) became common. Throughout the 20th century, they were the primary method of listening to music. Join contributing writer Jaci Jedrych as she explores the resurgence of vinyl records alongside Jon Lottman, owner of D.C.-based Spin Time Records, and Johnson Lee, owner of Silver Spring-based Joe’s Record Paradise.

Doppe & Kokke Find Light in Darkness with ‘Glad to Be Alive’

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More to Watch Doppe & Kokke’s latest track, Glad to be Alive (feat Justin Erinn), represents hope in a dark place.  The duo was born and raised in Stockholm, Sweden, and are now based in Switzerland. Together they have over 26 projects under their belt, and they are continuing to grow their discography. Influenced by […]

Elle Mitchell Honors School Shooting Victims With ‘Hold On To Neverland’

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Recent Articles Elle Mitchell’s upcoming track, ‘Hold On To Neverland’, honors the victims of the recent Uvalde school shooting. The D.C.-based artist is only 17. She began her musical journey releasing indie-pop music for about two years, but as she matures, her sound matures with her. She hopes to “evoke a sense of timelessness and […]

Nate Amor’s New Reality Ain’t Hitting Him Yet

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Recent Articles Nate Amor reflects on sobriety at the beginning of the pandemic in ‘Ain’t Hitting Me Yet’, ahead of his coming album. A Minneapolis native, Nate Amor grew up with a healthy appreciation for Elvis, The Beach Boys, and all things Rock ‘n Roll Americana. His first performance “was at his high school talent […]

Love Ghost’s Mind is a ‘Pulp’

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More to Watch Love Ghost’s latest track, ‘Pulp’, examines an addict’s complicated relationship with God.  Love Ghost is composed of Finnegan Bell (lead vocals, guitar), Ryan Stevens (bass, vocals), Daniel Alcala (guitar, engineer, backing vocals) Cory Batchler (keys, production, backing vocals), and Danielle Gallardo (drums and backing vocals). They all started playing instruments at young […]

‘San Diego’ Feels Like Summer

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Recent Articles “Genre-blending” artist Volz is back in collaboration with Flower in Bloom for their latest track, ‘San Diego’. Though completely self-taught, Volz has loved and been passionate about music since a young age. His lack of formal instruction makes his sound totally fresh and his own. This is also due in part to his […]