Skot the Idea Shows Off Swagger and Flow in “When the Tune Hit”

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Recent Articles Maryland based rapper, Skot the Idea, channels some southern rap influence from the likes of Outkast for his latest single “When the Tune Hit”. Featured on a new EP titled 3 to Thrive Through, this song acts as the closer feeling both reflective and joyful. From the opening notes, you can feel the […]

‘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 […]

Mary J. Blige Beckons to “Come See about Me” in New Music Video feat. Fabolous

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More to Watch By Emma Page Grammy-award-winning and Academy-award-nominated artist, actress, and producer Mary J. Blige has released the summery video for “Come See About Me (feat. Fabolous)” from the deluxe edition of her new studio album, Good Morning Gorgeous. The “Come See About Me” video comes a week after the “Here With Me (feat. […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of July 9, 2022

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill This will be the last Saturday for this particular feature. Starting next week, you can expect this segment to shrink in size; I’ve committed to sharing fewer of these briefs to focus on better quality writing on my part (the songs are all  brilliant), and so that you’ll have […]

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.  […]

Clifford Proves He Is ‘Too Big Too Strong’ with Magnetic New Single

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Recent Articles By Cynthia Gross Last month, one of our favorite rising DMV-based artists at Alchemical Records, Clifford, released his latest single, “Too Big Too Strong.” The high-octane, electronic-infused track is magnetic and original, empowering audiences to embrace their untapped potential with confidence and style. “’Too Big Too Strong’ was inspired by that moment when […]

Joseph Michael Jones: ‘Just Because Someone Isn’t Seeing You As Something Doesn’t Mean You’re Not That’

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Multifaceted creative and DMV native Joseph Michael Jones is one of a kind. Blending the roles of visual artist, author, playwright, actor, musician, and industry professional, he demonstrates the freedom that comes from creating a life on your own terms. Learn more about Joseph Michael Jones’ journey with contributing writer Cynthia Gross, including his favorite DC9 Nightclub memory, how he navigates his identity as a queer Black man, and the most important lesson he has learned during his growth process.

D Majestic and the Spectral Band Deliver Sonic Experience in New EP “The Sermon”

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Using samples from an unidentified religious program’s AM radio broadcast, D Majestic and The Spectral Band deliver their latest single, “The Sermon” exploring social mores while ambient soundscapes and soulful jazz merge with electronic rock drums and spacey synths, expertly woven together to become something more. The title track […]