Author Archive for Marcus J. Moore

Song Premiere: Louis Weeks Lights His Favorite Tunes on “Fire”

"If I could find a way to forget about all of the pop and rock and classical influences, I might be able to make something really unique."

Listen to Visto and Pinky KillaCorn’s New Slow-Banger, “What Hippie What”

"Pinky ain't no bad bitch/Boo, I'm a goddess, a hipstress, a savage."

Listen to “Dog with Rabbit in Mouth, Unharmed,” the First Track from Beauty Pill’s New Album

"Anyone who has ever loved a pet will understand the fear of outliving them."

One Track Mind: Prinze George’s “We Are Dreamers”

Standout Track: No. 3, “We Are Dreamers,” a rollicking synth-pop track from Prinze George, a rising trio composed of Naomi Almquist, Kenny Grimm, and Isabelle De Leon. They’re from Prince George’s and Montgomery counties and met as students at the University of Maryland, College Park. The song—from the band’s new self-titled EP—is suited for the [...]

Sound of the City Chases Its Dreams on a Hopeful New EP

"Our goal is to create timeless music, something that can be played in front of your children."

Kingpen Slim Remembers Old D.C. and Warns Big Talkers on Two New Singles

One of the DMV's most versatile rappers channels a tight-lipped Seahawks running back.

One Track Mind: Kenn Starr’s Marvin Gaye-Inspired “Farewell”

"It’s probably the most transparent record I’ve done, period.”

The Breaks: This Week in Local Hip-Hop

Wale wants Kanye to design the Wizards' uniforms.

Song Premiere: Kenn Starr feat. Wordsworth and Supastition, “Came to Deliver”

The local rapper drops wisdom on getting over self-doubt and how the DMV scene's changed since his last record.

One Track Mind: Terracotta Blue’s “DreamVintage (part 1)”

"I wanted to give it that gritty, warm, soulful vibe."