Play (Lists)

DC’s M4TR Plans to Bring the Retrofuture to The Renegade VA

Join M4TR in the Retrofuture for an electrifying 3+ hours of rebellious dance-rock vibes on Thursday, December 14, at The Renegade VA.

An image of M4TR with a neon background, promoting their upcoming show at The Renegade VA on December 14th.
See M4TR at The Renegade VA on December 14.

An acronym for “Music 4 The Revolution,” DC’s rebellious dance rock band M4TR come from the “Retrofuture,” where the boundaries between genres blur into one musical utopia. Unafraid to experiment with various styles and sonic elements, the band describes their music as “what tomorrow sounds like from the past.”

For their upcoming show at The Renegade, M4TR will be playing a mix of original tracks, old and new, as well as cover songs by various bands that have inspired them through the years, such as The Cure, The Cars, No Doubt, and more. Split into three parts, M4TR’s set will be as follows:

Hour 1: Old School

Death By Selfie, Middle of the Road (Pretenders Cover), Burning Train, Trolls, Bring Back Hippy Jesus, Desire (U2 Cover), Why Can’t I Be You (The Cure Cover), We Better Take It From Here, Just What I Needed (The Cars Cover), Are You Gonna Be My Girl (Jet Cover), Angry White Man, One Last Show

Hour 2: Retro-Future Hits

The Spektre, Sweet Dreams (Eurythmics Cover), Coup de Grace, Kill The Self, Life Without Her, No Tomorrow, 99 Red Balloons (Nena Cover), Rio (Duran Duran Cover), Hooks, Just Out of Time, It’s My Life (No Doubt Cover), Let Love Turn This World Around

Hour 3: Retro-Future Part Deux

Monkey God (Extended), Kids in America (Kim Wilde Cover), Siren Song, Shade of Blue, In It To Win It, Flashdance (Irene Cara Cover), Call Out To The Nation, Mr. Blue Sky (ELO Cover), Walk Out On Their World, Africa (Toto Cover), Fight The Good Fight

The show starts at 8 PM, with tickets and more information available here.

Taylor Dakota - headshot

Taylor Dakota

A Baltimore, MD based writer with a passion for all things music. My aim as a journalist is to stay true to the voice and vision of the artists I’m covering.

Subscribe to Alchemical Records today to support our efforts online and in print. 

Join the Alchemical Records Street Team to promote these and other artists, live music, and music community organizations & events while receiving cool perks from artists throughout the region.

More to explore