Posts Tagged ‘Medications’

Local Label Roundup: New Music from Sockets, VHF, More

Sean Peoples posted a huge update to the Sockets Records blog last night. Here's what the label has coming up:

A new HUME EP this summer, with a tour to follow.
A Laughing Man EP.
An Aaron Thompson LP, with lotsa guests.
An EP from N'Digo Rose, who plays keys in the Cornel West Theory.
A Cornel West Theory mixtape.
A Sean [...]

The New Medications Record Is Awesome. So Why Can’t the Band Book a Tour?

In the coming weeks and months, Devin Ocampo is counting on people repeating a sentence I've been hearing fairly regularly for some months now: "You've got to listen to the new Medications record."
Completely Removed, the Dischord group's second album and first in five years, drops Monday in Europe and stateside on April 20. Highlighting the [...]

Medications: Completely Removed

Dischord has announced that it will release Completely Removed, the sophomore record by D.C. trio Medications, on CD/LP/MP3 this April.
It only took five years.
But that time has been well spent. Completely Removed finds the band in a different place entirely—employing laid back classic rock riffs, vocal harmonies, and even a few honest-to-God guitar solos. There's [...]

’10 Will Get You 8: D.C. Musical Acts You Can Bet On

Hays and Ryan Holladay's latest electro-indie-pop project is Bluebrain, whose debut album drops next month.
The 2000s saw a strange reversal in the District’s music: The pulse of its indie rock became barely perceptible while its rap scene began to emerge from go-go’s shadow. As for the new decade, we’ve already loved one record, rapper X.O.’s [...]

SXSW Recap: Friday

Medications: When Medications performed at Fort Reno a few years back, I told drummer/bassist Chad Molter that I thought his band's new songs sounded sort of like mid-'70s Fleetwood Mac, in a good way. I'm not sure he really liked hearing that, though. At any rate, when they played Friday, at this funky art-space/theater, the [...]