Jackie Reed

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Mom Jeans. at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House

The night was jam-packed with some of the hottest emo bands in the scene right now. By: Christian Hernandez The indie/emo band that promotes themselves as “meme rockers” came to Washington DC on Nov. 2 to play a very stacked set at Songbyrd Record Café and Music House. The trio consists of Eric Butler on …

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Fall Out Boy at EagleBank Arena

Having listened to them for years, seeing them live legitimized my unfathomable adoration for their music. By: Laurel Griffin On Thursday Nov. 2, Fall Out Boy proved their place in the music world with their Mania tour. At Eaglebank Arena, Fall Out Boy stopped by to promote their upcoming album, Mania (2018), which is set …

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Death From Above at The Filmore

The band has perfected their craft after years of touring, and they gave one of the most exciting and energetic shows that I’ve ever experienced. By: George Minning On Oct. 28, The Filmore Silver Spring welcomed the eclectic rock-duo Death From Above! The Canadian group consists of only a drummer/vocalist and a bassists/keyboardist, but the …

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Oh Wonder at 9:30 Club

What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. By: Laurel Griffin What a wonder – Oh Wonder was at the 9:30 Club in D.C. on Monday, Oct. 2. Who is Oh Wonder? The band originated in London, England, back in 2014 and consists of two band …

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Lit&Local with Death From Above

    Death From Above’s Jesse F. Keeler joined WGMU’s George Minning for an upbeat conversation revolving around their newest album, Outrage! Is Now (2017) and recent fall tour.       Full interview:   Death From Above with The Beaches will be stopping by The Filmore Silver Spring on Saturday, October 28th. Follow Death …

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Lit&Local With Venn

Shoegaze spinsters Venn joined WGMU’s Jackie Reed in the studio for an epic interview. Hailing from Woodbridge, Virginia, Venn takes their VA roots to shows and brings a blend of undeniable energy and smooth rhythm to the D.C. music scene. Venn is Jon Fetahaj, Holden Cihelka, and brothers Julian and Gabe Earle. In February 2017, they launched …

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Dotson & 2K: Ryan Cam

In a short two months since his last interview, featured artist Ryan Cam has wowed us with new music, videos, and even a college tour. Matt Dotson caught up with Ryan to talk about his local show at Jammin Java, the new single “When The Sun Come Up”, and how he’s managed to do so …

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Basic Printer Interview

    Basic Printer is an experimental indie pop explosion that is no stranger to whimsy, color, and untethered energy. DJ Rebecca Brown had the opportunity to speak with Jesse Gillenwalters, the creative mind behind Basic Printer. Hear the full interview and music by Basic Printer below:      

Ryan Cam Interview (June 2017)

  Ryan Cam is an upcoming Hip Hop/Pop artist from northern VA who just released his first project titled “No Pressure.” With his smooth beat selection, combined with his diverse flows and melodic hooks/choruses, Ryan is bringing a unique sound to the table right out of the gate. With a debut project like this, the …

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Album Review: COIN’s HWYKIYNT (2017)

COIN’s second album is a familiar pop series that embodies a mixed bag of emotions, all with a stagnant and cheerful disposition. Top Tracks: Talk Too Much, Hannah, Malibu 1992 Rating: 7/10 By: Jackie Reed COIN is leading a front in the independent pop artist game. Their newest album, How Will You Know If You …

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