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You wouldn’t know it just by listening to their music, but Circles are from France, not Washington. That doesn’t mean that they are DC copycats or that this is going to be one of those lazy articles that just namedrops bands and pigeonholes Circles for easiness sake. They aren’t and

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Hear the newest offering from Rochester’s COMING DOWN, featuring members of Achilles, Like Wolves and Soul Control! Having transplanted to the northern Virginia area, right outside of DC and been a huge fan of the capital sound for two decades, this offering shouts loud to the spirit of this region

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From 1979 to 1982, the sickest band in the world was Washington D.C’s BAD BRAINS. Without even trying, they helped to create hardcore as we know it; if you asked Minor Threat or S.O.A who was their biggest influence, hands down they would say BAD BRAINS. From day one, these

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If you’re like me, then you’re sick of seeing posts from Facebook friends that are not only racist, sexist, pro-cop, or pro-capitalist, they also lack any credible research behind their convictions. It’s a shame that years of alleged progress are only masked by symbolic legislation. I get it, you came here to

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This is freaking amazing, never before seen live footage of My Bloody Valentine from 1989 has been put online from their performance at DC’s the 9:30 with Band of Susans. I must say it’s pretty cool seeing them wrecking shop with their feedback-drenched melodies! The first half of the video features Band of

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This feature is about two things: one, that I love the early DC punk scene; and two, the DC punk flyers. I remember that collecting show posters was a part of the experience of being young and going to shows. These pieces of paper sometimes had really rad art on them that would

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