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Song of the Day: Death From Above 1979 “Trainwreck 1979″

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jul 09, 2014
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After a long absence, Death From Above 1979 released a brand new single titled “Trainwreck 1979.” Their follow-up LP is due in September.

Song of the Day: Cut Copy “Free Your Mind” (Spiritualized Version)

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jun 25, 2014
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J. Spaceman is well known for his signature droning sounds that soundtrack the comedown, and this Cut Copy remix does not disappoint.

Song of the Day: Jagwar Ma “Uncertainty” (Cut Copy Remix)

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jun 11, 2014
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Most recent Jagwar Ma single, “Uncertainty”, received the remix treatment from the ever-popular Australian dance band Cut Copy. It’s been one of my “must-plays” since it’s arrival.

Song of the Day: Hawkwind “Orgone Accumulator”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Apr 14, 2014
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While many fans of the band cite “Silver Machine” and “Motorhead” as Hawkwind favorites, mine is definitely the heavy “Orgone Accumulator.”

Song of the Day: The Stooges “1970″

Posted by: Steven Faith
Mar 27, 2014
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Since this month’s passing of Stooges drummer Scott Asheton, I’ve been revisiting all of their records, including “1970,” from Fun House.

Song of the Day: Tune-Yards “Bizness”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Jan 29, 2014
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“Bizness” by the tUnE-yArDs gives me the excitement of hearing new sounds. One of the most amazing things about this music is that it’s largely made by just one person, Merrill Garbus.

Song of the Day: Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds “Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow”

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Jan 22, 2014
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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds’ “Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow” is a vignette of desperation, worry, and isolation. But with a hopeful heart.

Song of the Day: Jungle “Lucky I Got What I Want”

Posted by: Steven Faith
Jan 20, 2014
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Not much information exists on London two-piece Jungle. With no press release, informative website, or record label bio page, they’ve still managed to garner spins on the radio, numerous blog write-ups and club play.

Back on the Ice

Posted by: DJ D-Mac
Dec 05, 2013
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DJ D-Mac & Associates are back with the rinkside beats every Thursday, December 5th thru February 27th, at the skating rink in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art!

Song of the Day: Tom Goss “Bears”

Posted by: KC Higgins
Nov 06, 2013
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Tom Goss wrote the feel good power-pop hometown anthem of the summer: “Bears” What’s not to love about this song and the accompanying topless pool party video?

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