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Syrian-American Artist Husam: ‘If I Was Going to Quit, I Should Have Quit a Long Time Ago’

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What doesn’t kill you makes you a survivor is the most fitting description of Syrian-American artist Husam’s story. The D.C.-based songwriter and producer first embraced music while in college in order to process his pain, and along the way, he discovered a sense of purpose. Join contributing writer Cynthia Gross, as she connects with Husam in recognition of Arab American Heritage Month. Learn what has surprised Husam most about his career, his message to anyone who feels hampered by their trauma, and details on his forthcoming single, which was influenced by the devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Syria earlier this year.

Rock and Fusion Artist Linc Bradham: ‘Even If You Fail at Something Once Doesn’t Mean You Failed at It Forever’

Linc Bradham on stage

Rising singer-songwriter with rock and fusion roots, U.S. Army Arabic linguist, and Alchemical Records contributing writer Linc Bradham understands the power of language and its ability to connect authentically with audiences. Learn more about Bradham’s exciting story with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including how Bradham’s military background informs his creative process, why he believes failure can serve as one of the greatest teachers, and the most important thing he wants audiences to take away from his debut album.

Brutal Sentimentalism in Design Flaw’s New Single ‘Silence’

Design Flaw Silence

Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Washington, D.C.-based hardcore band, Design Flaw, have released their new single “Silence,” which stands in stark contrast to its musical contents. Against the ceaseless crashing of drums and cymbals, the echoing guitar feels like a hurricane of ambient sound that could destroy the sturdiest of buildings. The immense and cathartic […]