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OUT OF TIME – REM-Influenced Dupont Circles Release Debut Album 30 Years In The Making

Washington DC psych-indie outfit The Dupont Circles are celebrating the release of what must be one of the longest awaited debut albums in musical…

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Essentially Pop Meets: Gracie Laboy

Gracie Laboy is a singer/songwriter, originally from Washington DC, but now based in Los Angeles. Lisa met up with Gracie on 26 January, Grammys Day, right in the middle of Hollywood, at Hollywood and Highland, quite literally above where the Academy Awards were held the following week.

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‘Give It Up’ For Bencoolen’s New Single

Washington DCs Bencoolen premiered their latest single, ‘Give It Up’, in Vents Magazine. The follow up to their cover of Tom Misch’s song, ‘Beautiful Escape’, which was released in September, the new track also features a video shot in-studio, and the clip starts with black and white shots before transitioning into full colour, as the band establish the pace of the song.

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Broke Royals Release Visuals For ‘Saint Luxury’ And ‘Born To Break’

It’s a double bonus Monday as Broke Royals release not one but two visuals for their singles, ‘Saint Luxury’, the title track from their latest album, and ‘Born To Break’, an homage to classic tour videos.

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Bencoolen – ‘Beautiful Escape’ (Tom Misch cover)

Washington DCs Bencoolen have a distinct funk-soul sound that sets them apart from the rest of the artists in the burgeoning music scene in the US national capitol. Describing their sound as “maximalist rock”, their latest single, a cover of Tom Misch’s song, ‘Beautiful Escape’, is out now.

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Broke Royals – ‘Saint Luxury’

Broke Royals have been making music together since 2014, each song makes use of the vulnerability and exposure we all experience as humans trying to get along in life. Their latest single, ‘Saint Luxury’, is no less relatable than any of the other of their songs we’ve written about over the years, which have included ‘As Long As I Can See’, ‘Higher’, ‘Bad Chemicals’, and their seasonal release from last year, ‘The Christmas Cookie Blues’.

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Zara Larsson Is Electric At Brixton Show 22 May

Zara Larsson played two dates in the U.K. in May as part of her ‘Don’t Worry Bout Me’ Tour, the first in Manchester on the 21st, and the second at the legendary Electric Brixton.

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Broke Royals – ‘Higher’

Hailing from Washington DC, Broke Royals are an alt-rock band whose varied influences include gospel, folk, pop, and even EDM.

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King Gheno – ‘Plan in Motion’

King Gheno is a man with a mission to use the power of music to build a culture of Peace, Love, and Light for all creation. Back in December he released a series of conscious singles, which are backed up by encouraging posts on his social media, particularly his Instagram account.

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Broke Royals – ‘As Long As I Can See’

Philip Basnight and Colin Cross, from Washington DC met in 2014 when Colin asked Philip to record at Unkept & Overcaffeinated studios. From there the project which became Broke Royals, blossomed naturally, and somewhere along the way, the pair started a band, and somehow…inspired Thailand.

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ZODIAK “Don’t Be Debbie”

ZODIAK is a five piece group from Washington DC who bring their “mumbo-funk” style to the world with their new song, ‘Don’t Be Debbie’.

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OMUMO Releases Compilation Album Of Washington DC Artists

OMUMO Records, based in Washington DC, is an independent record label which showcases the work of artists based in that community.

Founded in 2015 by Brad Atefi, himself a multi-instrumentalist and producer, OMUMO’s projects on the label include folk, rock, hip hop, and electronic music, all the while maintaining unique artistry and songwriting.

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Rio Tazewell Promotes Advancement Of Democracy With Modern Protest Song #realtalk

Rio Tazewell promotes the advancement of democracy with his modern day protest song, #realtalk.

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