Data Recovery Project returns to Capital Pride in 2019 on Saturday, June 8, with live original music hits like “Ice Princess” and “We Are Coming For You”, as well as re-imagined deep-tracks by artists like Queen, Dead or Alive, Erasure, Frankie Goes To Hollywood, and Pet Shop Boys.
DIVE is the manifestation and celebration of our own rock history through the musicians who played at this location over the past 50 years. Musicians that include Bruce Springsteen, The Ramones, Bonnie Raitt, Al Jarreau, Emmylou Harris, picker Norman Blake and hundreds of others by inviting you to play here as well.
DIVE is excited for the opportunity to feature Data Recovery Project in support of the LGBTQ community during Capital Pride DC.
Zaii Valdes of Violet Silhouette discusses new album and proud roots in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.
The sound of Violet Silhouette is unlike anything else you’re likely to hear. Their music blends rock and electronic with dance—with a great deal of mystery tossed in for good measure. But however it’s classified, their sound is rather unique.
Singer/guitarist/drummer Zaii Valdes is joined in the group by Dan Potvin and Justin Gianoutsos. The group’s latest EP, “FEVERBLUE,” drops October 20. In anticipation of the latest release, Valdes spoke with Alchemical Records about the new record and, in honor of his Cuban extraction, Hispanic Heritage Month—which kicks off September 15.
How did you first get involved in music?
Being of Cuban heritage, music and dance were very much a part of [my] cultural and familial experience. Not to mention, there was a spiritual aspect to it—trance states and such that could be achieved from rhythm and beat.
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