Union Stage, D.C.

Second District Records Concert Review

Jessica Anthony May 10, 2022

On April 19th, independent student-run record label Second District Records officially set out to relaunch their brand with the revival concert, a showcase of signed AU Student talent to re-establish SDR...

Photo by Mauricio Castro @themauricio

TC Superstar on creating a conceptual album, collaborating remotely, and finding alone time while on tour

Annie Dempsey May 5, 2022

I met up with Austin based synth pop band TC Superstar at their sold out show at Comet Ping Pong to talk about their process of creating an album start to finish, thematic inspirations, and embodying music...

Geordie Greep, from Photographer Casey Vock.

Concert Review: Black Midi

Franky Rodriguez April 21, 2022

Black Midi is on a roll. After releasing one of the most critically acclaimed albums of last year, touring the world relentlessly for the past few months, and being on track to release another full-length...

Mild High Club.

Concert Preview: Mild High Club at Black Cat DC 4/19

JJ Smith April 18, 2022

Mild High Club is the solo project and psychedelic dream pop group led by LA-based and Chicago-naïve Alexander Brettin. Using keyboards, computers, guitars, and a four-track recorder, Brettin used his...

Midnight Club Tour.

Second District Records Ready to Rock Union Stage

Jessica Anthony April 18, 2022

At the beginning of 2021, Second District Records was down to three members. Decimated by the pandemic and unable to put on events and shows, American University’s student run record label was stripped...

Andy Shauf. Pitch Perfect PR. By Colin Medley.

Concert Preview: Andy Shauf at Black Cat DC 3/30

JJ Smith March 26, 2022

Andy Shauf fans lurking around downtown D.C. can eagerly rejoice, as the Canadian musician is making his way to a stage near you. His U.S. leg of tour continues to the Black Cat stage in Washington, D.C....

Holly Humberstone.

The Melodic Music Mastery of Holly Humberstone

Sophia Olson March 21, 2022

Known for its intimacy, the 9:30 club provided the perfect backdrop for the musical mood that Holly Humberstone brought to her March 11th set. Immediately upon starting her set, Humberstone drew the audience...

Intro to Spiritbox + Concert Preview

Intro to Spiritbox + Concert Preview

Sam Kuramoto March 16, 2022

New and refined energy. A breathtaking and modern sound bringing us into the new era of metal. Hailing from Victoria, British Columbia, Spiritbox is paving the way and setting the standard for the newest...


The Legacy of Bedroom Pop + 2/19 Clairo Concert

Sam Kuramoto February 23, 2022

The 2010s have seen a huge emergence of new music genres and further iterations of these genres, but one makes its place better than the rest. Characterized by simplistic production and songs detailing...

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