Monthly Archives: February 2012

Empresarios – Bailando Bobby C Sound TV Remix video

DC music video of the day! The Bestia Remixed EP from Empresarios was just released in iTunes and Amazon digital stores, with remixes from J Boogie, Stereo 77 and Bobby C Sound. Check out the music video for the Bobby C Sound TV Remix of Bailando.

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Lenorable – The Prince video

DC music video of the day! Goth-punk band Lenorable are celebrating the release of their new EP The Prince tonight at the Black Cat with fellow locals Dangerosa and Last Tide. Check out the newly released video for the title track from the new EP.

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René Moffat – Route 42 video

DC music video of the day! In addition to his growing singer/songwriter career, René Moffat is a co-founder of Listen Local First, our friends in promoting DC local music. Today is the premiere of the music video for Route 42 from his 2011 EP Here And Now Is Home. It’s a tribute to the Route 42 bus line, and various local businesses are promoting the video with specials. Check out all the action at http://www.the42bus.com/

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This Weekend, Rock Out Locally

There’s no shortage of local music to check out this weekend! Something for all tastes.

Friday Night:

  • Ra Ra Rasputin, Chappo, My M.O., and Dance for the Dying – Red Palace
  • the Justin Trawick Group, Tauk, and the Orchid – Black Cat (Mainstage)
  • Pearl and the Beard, the Torches, and Drawbridges – Rock & Roll Hotel
  • Against Grace, Juniper Lane, and Margot MacDonald – IOTA Club & Café
  • Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Foul Swoops, the Electrolocutions, Teen Livers, and the Snallygasters – Casa Fiesta [4910 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC]

Saturday Night:

  • Elikeh, the Chariots, and Malcolm X Park Drummers – Rock & Roll Hotel
  • Westmain (CD Release) and the Weathervanes – IOTA Club & Café
  • Priests, Noon:30, and Pity Rally – Comet Ping Pong
  • Frontier(s), Troubled Sleep, Police & Thieves, the Fordists, and the Deads – St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church
  • Kid Architect, the Poly-Opto (CD Release), and Ditched by Kate – Jammin’ Java (Late Show – 10 PM)
  • Lionize and Maylene and the Sons of Disaster – U St Music Hall (Early Show – 6 PM)

Sunday:

  • Inaugural Drone Brunch: Insect Factory, Layne Garrett @ The Cherch 1pm-5pm

Ra Ra Rasputin – Forward video

DC music video of the day! Ra Ra Rasputin throws down dance music like no other band in DC. Their show at Fort Reno back in 2010 actually got a huge crowd off their blankets and dancing, providing the highlight of the summer for me. Tonight they’re playing at the Red Palace with fellow locals Dance For The Dying, and to get you in the mood for some banging synthpop, check out the video for their new song Forward.

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Tittsworth & Alvin Risk – Pendejas video

DC music video of the day! Tonight at U Street Music Hall is the birthday bash for owner Tittsworth, and it’s sure to be an insane party. To celebrate, we’re featuring the video for Pendejas, Tittsworth’s collaboration with fellow DC producer Alvin Risk, from their 2011 EP Two Strokes Raw. Happy Birthday!

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Title Tracks – Turn Your Face video

DC music video of the day! Another great song and video from John Davis’s band Title Tracks, Turn Your Face from their 2011 album In Blank.

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Flo Anito – Uh Oh! video

DC music video of the day! Flo Anito‘s Uh Oh video, from her 2008 album No Dustbunnies, was nominated for Best Video of the Year by WAMA. Tonight she opens for The Ash Lovelies at Iota, so check out the video and don’t miss the show!

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The Jet Age – I Want You video

DC music video of the day! The Jet Age have created their own sound, unique in the range of DC bands and refined over many years of touring and producing fantastic albums. 2/3 of the trio performed together as The Hurricane Lamps from 1995-2004. They just completed a west coast tour in support of their new album Domestic Disturbances, and they’ll be rocking this coast with The Wedding Present in late March. Check out their brand new video I Want You.

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Oddisee feat. Toine – Different Now video

DC music video of the day! Oddisee is another one that DC lost to NY recently. The veteran hip-hopper was just as accomplished at production as he was at the mic, both solo and as part of Diamond District with Uptown XO and yU. Today we’ve got the beautiful video for Different Now, Oddisee’s collaboration with Toine from DTMD, from the 2010 Mello Music Group compilation Helpless Dreamer.

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