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Artists from the DMV and Beyond Reflect on Motherhood

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Mothers and mother figures in our lives make an indelible impression. For many of us, these powerful women embody strength, resilience, and unconditional love – while creating a better world in the process.

In honor of Mother’s Day, Alchemical Records connected with artists from across the DMV and beyond who balance double duty in their responsibility as mothers and creatives with grace. Learn the one word the artists use to describe motherhood, how their music has been influenced by their parenting role, advice to their younger self, and what a perfect Mother’s Day looks like – well, at least as perfect as can be.

Reflecting on the 5th Annual DC Music Summit

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The 5th Annual DC Music Summit wrapped up on October 16, with a flurry of fantastic panels, a keynote speech by Anwan “Big G” Glover, performances, art installations, and more. Held at the Duke Ellington School for the Arts, the Summit’s core values of diversity, community, mastery, and service were all on full display, as music workers gathered to share their experiences and insight from the ever-growing music industry. Join contributing writer Charlie Maybee, as he reflects on the Summit with two key participants, major label mix engineer Chris Carter and hip-hop artist and educator, Marc 2 Ray.

Luke Warm and the Cold Ones “Devils Working Late”

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Recent Articles Luke Warm and the Cold Ones “Devils Working Late” Album Art Ontario, Canada-based rock band, Luke Warm and the Cold Ones, have released their newest single, “Devils Working Late,” today. The song is an inspiring one, reflecting upon singer Greg Chomut (Luke Warm) and his experience with becoming a father.  Luke Warm and […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of May 28, 2022

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Happy Saturday, and I hope wherever you find yourself this Memorial Day weekend that you are able to appreciate the significance of the holiday and able to enjoy time with those you love! There are so many tracks below hinting at even larger bodies of content. With this many […]

Edie Carey Sings About Parenthood in “The Old Me”

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Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill Edie Carey’s soft and sweet delivery of her latest single, “The Old Me,” perfectly encapsulates the longing for the simplicity of life before a child while simultaneously being enamored with the presence of this new life. Though rooted in folk, “The Old Me” hints of pop and that Nashville […]