The Philly-via-Silver Spring DJ is performing in town twice in a week.
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Check out Ras Nebyu's new music video.
Aloe Blacc channels his inner Nat King Cole.
Listen to the Afro-house groove of the 1432 R founder's latest.
Don't be fooled by it's title, No Rave, the five-song cassette EP by local synth-wave trio Brutalism is a party. With its vintage analog-sound that feels like a throwback to a mix of mid-'90s college radio hits, '80s Krautrock, and indie pop sing-a-longs, Gavin Holland, Zach Carter, and Benjamin Bruno touch on a plethora of emotional vibes. In [...]
"As far as D.C. and rap, hip-hop's the best way to communicate the history of what's happening, the gentrification, everything that's happening in the city right now."
"If I didn't do it at 15, I'd end up doing 20, and I have a lot of other things that I want to do in the next five years."
Soundcheck borrows concepts from underground nightlife and blends them well with an ultra-mainstream experience.
Visto describes a particularly amorous lovemaking session that ends up "on the kitchen sink."
If you've seen DJ Stereo Faith spin, you know he's a straightforward party starter who keeps it cool no matter where he's spinning. But when he opened last Friday for Peter Hook and the Light—the latest project from the former Joy Division and New Order bassist—he got uncharacteristically nervous, he says. No wonder: "Joy Division's my [...]