maderanged Takes a Victory Lap with “boogeyman”

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Recent Articles Baltimore-based rapper, maderanged, takes a page from Kendrick Lamar’s classic m.A.A.d city with the single “boogeyman” off his own upcoming EP, Bleak. With drums leading the charge of the song after an extended instrumental opening, there’s a palpable electricity that flows through the bedrock of the song. Once maderanged gets started, it seems […]

David Libert Speaks Candidly about His Rock-and-Roll Life in New Memoir

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David Libert has seen—and done—it all. From humble beginnings, Libert has become a music industry expert, shepherding the careers of artists such as Alice Cooper and George Clinton, and working with everyone from Prince to Guns N’ Roses. Join contributing writer Eric Althoff, as he sits down with David Libert to discuss the star’s immensely entertaining memoir of his life, “Rock and Roll Warrior,” in which he recounts the lessons he picked up from his parents as a young man, running with so many angels and devils in the music biz, and, of course, his ongoing friendship with Cooper.

Emo Trio Fieldrush: ‘We Were Working to Get the Most Out of Not Just Our Songs, But Also Ourselves’

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San Diego-based emo trio Fieldrush named their band after a desert plant, specifically, a weed that can withstand harsh conditions. Given that the band was established during the height of the pandemic, the name feels fitting. Fieldrush’s high-energy compositions, carefree attitude, and introspective songwriting position the band as an unmistakable rising act. Learn more about Fieldrush’s exciting story, including how the band’s cultural diversity informs their creative process, their favorite memory of the D.C. area, and what audiences can expect from their forthcoming debut EP, Fundamentals.

World Listening Day Celebration with Heather Stebbins

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July 18 is World Listening Day, organized by the World Listening Project, in partnership with the Midwest Society for Acoustic Ecology. In celebration of the complexities of sound, Alchemical Records connected with Heather Stebbins, a DMV-based educator and musician whose work focuses on the properties of sound. Stebbins’ relationship with music began at an early age, where she lived just outside of Baltimore, learning cello, and has since grown exponentially. Join contributing writer Emma Page as she explores Stebbins’ influences; albums, including one that pays homage to her grandparents; and the importance of improv in her work.

Ben DeHan Breaks Down and Builds Up in “Comeback Kid” Music Video

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More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill I cried while watching this video. As an older musician whose hopes and dreams for a career in music were schooled on the reality of balancing full time musicianship with family, I strongly empathize with DeHan’s music and the journey he has had and undertaken over two decades.  […]