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27 Years in the Making

27 Years in the Making

Unrest reunited on stage at the Black Cat last Saturday to pay homage to its once DC-based record label Teenbeat. The rare appearance was only its second performance in 16 years and it was worth the wait. Offering their fans songs from past albums laden with sugary pop flourishes and punk-spirited indulgences, the band proved that their songs are just as relevant now as they were when they were when they were first released more than a decade ago.

07.14.10
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What a Difference a Year Makes

What a Difference a Year Makes

Dave Mann and his friends have a story to tell, one that started with Minefields (a vetoed band name) and ended at Mittenfields. Last Friday, after a year-long hiatus from performing, Mittenfields returned to the stage at the Velvet Lounge. Judging by the audience’s warm reception, it was clear that the band was missed. During the set, the band offered an inspiring and enthusiastic performance that showcased its own brand of rock music with a friendly nod to hardcore.

06.24.10
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The Chance of a Lifetime

The Chance of a Lifetime

A beloved DC band, The Chance is sure to be on every devoted rock lovers daily music soundtrack. With the talented trio consisting of Joshua Padgett on guitar and vocals, Viraj DeSilva on drums, and Finley Martin on bass the band is always reinventing their sound in the studio and on stage.

06.16.10
Interviews

Rite of Passage

Rite of Passage

As part of the DoS series on local DC music venues we interviewed DC9′s owner, manager and resident DJ Bill Spieler about the club.

05.15.10
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What the Heart Wants, the Heart Gets

What the Heart Wants, the Heart Gets

Relying on familiar sounding melodies and phrasing, the music of America Heart draws you into a complex and personal story. Their musical offerings are inviting, honest and simple on the surface, resonating long after the song has ended. Once you give in to their steady beat and an endearing story line or two of mice and men, you will quickly find yourself at the doorstep of America Hearts.

04.22.10
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