Monthly Archives: January 2015

Spoonboy – Great Mistake Maker video

Singer David Combs splits his prodigious creative energies between well known DIY pop-punk group The Max Levine Ensemble and his solo moniker Spoonboy. His musical output in 2014 consisted of collaborative split releases with Philadelphia’s The Goodbye Party and UK bands Martha and Color Me Wednesday. Spoonboy’s prepping for a February UK tour by releasing a new music video for “Great Mistake Maker”, a feel-good pop song with a positive message from the split 7″ with The Goodbye Party. It’s ok if you can’t resist the urge to dance when watching this video. Catch the reunited Max Levine Ensemble this Saturday at Positive Force’s Net Neutrality benefit show this Saturday at St. Stephen’s Church with The Black Sparks, The Rememberables and Philly’s Radiator Hospital.

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Astra Via – SUPERBESTLUCKYSONGS video

Here’s another great video we missed during the winter break. You all know that electronic pop outfit Astra Via is Jarrett Nicolay from Virginia Coalition and Olivia Mancini from her Mates, right? Right! Late last year they released a 3 song EP called SUPERBESTLUCKYSONGS and made music videos for each song. But instead of releasing them separately, why not stitch them together in one epic twelve minute long melange? Watch Astra Via’s goofy and lovable videos for “Good On You”, “And It Tried To Rain” and “Action Junky”, then buy the EP from Aerobic International.

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Podcast for January 6th, 2015

Brand new DC music for 2015!

Tracklisting:
Wild Love – Red White and Blue [Flow EP]
The Originators – Charlatans [Mean Leaf]
Farid – Green Line feat. Flex Mathews [Adventures on the Green Line]
More Humans – Disaster [Disaster / Mt. Oblivion]
Tree River – Mountains [Inward]
Catscan! – Aminal Planet [free single!]

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See-I feat. Edy Blu – Queen of Sheba video

Winter break is over, 2015 is here and it’s time to get back to the daily grind of making sure you all don’t miss these top notch DC music videos. Today’s video comes from dub funk rockers See-I, still holding down their long running Wednesday night residency at Eighteenth Street Lounge. The downtempo single “Queen of Sheba” comes from their 2014 album Knowledge Shine Bright and features sensuous singer Edy Blu on vocals, striking poses in nature and crooning seductively in a candlelit hot tub. Yes please.

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