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Apashe Plays Antagonist on Upcoming Album and Tour

Official poster for the Antagonist Tour.

Recent Articles Seamlessly blending together electronic and orchestral on his new LP, Apashe brings his singular sound to North America, with a show in D.C.’s own Echostage this November. Official poster for the Antagonist Tour. Ahead of the forthcoming release of Antagonist, Apashe has unveiled 29 dates to promote it, with the help of The […]

Gringo Star “Told Me Once Before”

Gringo Star "Told Me Once Before" album art - featuring a vast expanse of stars

Recent Articles ‘One of Atlanta’s most valuable rock & roll exports.’ Gringo Star capture a timeless sound in minimalistic new single “Told Me Once Before.” Brothers Nick and Peter Furgiuele are the foundational creatives behind Atlanta-based Gringo Star, whose unique merger of influences spanning decades of R&B and British Invasion rock & roll have caught […]

Husam Says He’s ‘Gotchu’ No Matter What


Recent Articles On November 6, D.C.-based Syrian American alternative rock artist, Husam, released his latest single, “Gotchu.” The upbeat anthem is powerful in its simplicity, marking a departure from the rising talent’s recent singles in terms of tone. In a world that can feel cold and solitary, “Gotchu” carries a timely reminder: you are not […]

Astralien’s “Wild Flower” is Present Day Psych Rock Poetry

Astralien - Wild Flowers - Album Art

Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Steady drums and a booming synth bass set the initial tone for “Wild Flower,” the latest single by psych rock / alternative rock band Astralien. Already the third single after the release February’s full length album, Aengus, “’Wild Flower’ is a song about resisting the information overload of the […]

Fredrik Saroea Reimagines “Rona Diaries” with Chamber Arrangements by BIT20 Ensemble

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Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee Norwegian singer-songwriter, Fredrik Saroea (known for his work with disco punk band DATAROCK) has reimagined his 2021 solo album Rona Diaries as a live collaborative album with the award-winning string quartet BIT20 Ensemble titled Rona Diaries: The Chamber Versions Live At The Grieg Hall, Bergen. Upon reflection, Saroea writes, “I […]

Brooke Sause Finds Her Resolve with “BITTER”

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Recent Articles By Charlie Maybee South Florida based singer-songwriter, Brooke Sause is coming to terms with betrayal in her new single “BITTER”, which fizzes with disdain for some sorry boy who has clearly scorned her. From the very beginning, she does not pull her punches in the slightest as she goes for the kill with […]

Day of Departure’s Self Titled Debut Album is a Masterpiece

Day of Departure Self Titled Debut Album Art

Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill In the Fall of 2021, Alchemical Records shared the debut single “And We Prepare for Our End” from D.C. based post rock/metal band Day of Departure, an eight minute long odyssey exploring the decline of humanity nearly reaching total self destruction. Now, with the release of Day of Departure’s […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of April 16, 2022

New Music Friday - New Music This Week on Alchemical Records

More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill This week, to make Saturdays more manageable for everyone, we are highlighting a selection (rather than all of the tracks that have been added to our Alchemical Records Multigenre Mixture playlist on Spotify and YouTube. Thanks for your feedback! Since our introduction to Valoramous last month with “Something […]

Nai’a Willing to Give It All Up with ‘Rio’

Nai'a "Rio"

More to Watch By Margaret Adams This reading of Alchemical Records content provides a multimedia experience for our audience while increasing the accessibility of our content to persons with hearing loss, low vision, dyslexia, physical or motor disabilities, or are on the autism spectrum. Stark visuals and modern pop influences characterize Nai’a in his […]

Husam Calls for Peace with ‘Hummus on the Beach’

Husam "Hummus on the Beach"

More to Watch By Margaret Adams D.C.-based artist Husam has joined forces with Isreali singer, Shai Portugaly, to release his new single, “Hummus on the Beach.” The thought-provoking song illustrates what a peaceful future could look like between Israel and Palestine, as the two states have a violent history of conflict.  “I am what you […]