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.  […]

Walker Brigade Debuts with New Post-Punk Album “If Only”

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Recent Articles By Margaret Adams Los Angeles-based pop-punk band Walker Brigade has released their new album “If Only.” This is the band’s first album, following their single “Choker.” Walker Brigade has been playing live shows together since 2014; the art-punk band is made up of guitarists Tracy Walker and Jeff Charreaux, drummer Craig Tyrka, and […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of May 21, 2022

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More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill Happy Saturday! It’s time for another installment of our weekly playlist update highlights. These are some tracks that we want to make sure you get a chance to check out, but for one reason or another we were unable to get into more detail about in other areas […]

Alchemical Records Playlist Updates: Week of May 14, 2022

New Music This Week

Recent Articles By Daniel Warren Hill It is another incredible week for new music, and, per usual, there’s just a lot more of it than we can touch on in more comprehensive editorial coverage. Still, no matter your musical inclinations, there’s something for everyone in this week’s highlights from the Alchemical Records Multiegenre Mixture playlist […]

Where Punk Meets High Fashion: Inside the ‘Mind’s Eye’ of Karen Culi

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It is not uncommon to hear about artists who wear multiple professional hats, and Karen Culi personifies the perennial jack-of-all-trades archetype when it comes to her involvement with the D.C. music scene. Culi is a musician, producer, model, actor, executive producer who wields complete control over her every aspect of her artistry with a millennial flare. Learn more about Karen Culi’s exciting journey with contributing writer Charlie Maybee, including her creative process, her perception of the area rock scene as a Filipino-American artist, and an exclusive preview of her upcoming release.

Adptd Breaks Out with Debut EP, ‘Bedroom Walls’

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More to Watch By Daniel Warren Hill Emo Rock/Alt band Adptd has released their debut EP, “Bedroom Walls,” just months after being signed by Baltimore, Md. indie label rad-pop. Records. The EP is a truly DIY project produced by frontwoman Josie Randle who worked with her many friends and artists from around the world, contributing […]

Skate Park Nostalgia in NC-17’s New Music Video for “Party’s Over”

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More to Watch By Charlie Maybee If you have any residual nostalgia for early the early 2000’s wave of pop punk à la Vans Warped Tour, then you need to check out the new music video for NC-17’s song “Party’s Over”. Taking place in a backyard skate park (check out the Lost Bowl in Richmond, […]

Discover Mal’s Secrets

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To close out Women’s History Month this year at Alchemical Records we talked with someone who is breaking barriers in the pop-punk genre, Malerie Gamblin (Mal), the lead singer of a pop-punk band from the DMV, Keep Your Secrets. Learn more with our social media director and contributing writer, Maura Marcellino, including her favorite types of venues to play and attend shows. Growing up, Mal always wanted to be in the music industry, but did not know it was something that she could do. Before the pandemic started, Mal messaged her friend from college, Matt, to maybe try being in a pop-punk band since he was in a couple other bands like metal bands.

Puppet Strings and Rainy Parades with Scream Mountain’s ‘Runaways’

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More to Watch By Charlie Maybee 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. Indie rock band, Scream Mountain, released their first single of […]