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You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles!
You rush a miracle man, you get rotten miracles!

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An MMS Indie Halloween
Our #Tubesday selections on this Hallows Eve are indie songs with a supernatural bent. We kick things off with Shakey Graves and Esmé Patterson and their hilarious video for "Dearly Departed". Their jaunty handclaps and silken harmonies belie their spectral...
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Wednesday Is For Lovers - Sara Curtin and Deerhoof
Today's musical pick-me-ups feature female vocalists from far and wide. We kick off our #WIFL feature with local chanteuse Sara Curtin  and her ode to the fleeting nature of existence. Backing Curtin on the track are local singers Olivia Mancini and (my fav...
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MMS Celebrates Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip
What can I say that hasn't already been said? I can't express the sorrow music fans and my Canadian friends are feeling any better than a heartbroken Justin Trudeau, "We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it", and I won't attempt to. What I will d...
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Five Questions with Pearl Street Warehouse's Bruce Gates
Last week I had the chance to chat with Bruce Gates, one of the owners of Pearl Street Warehouse , the new music venue dedicated to Americana, folk, and blues at the District Wharf . Pearl Street serves as a link to DC's past as a hub of the Americana and b...
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MMS Sunday Video Spotlight - "Go Cozy" by Paperhaus
Local art rockers Paperhaus , scions of the area's famed DIY scene and progenitors of its digitally savvy DIT generation, have come out with a politically conscious new album and a couple of breathtaking accompanying videos. Are These The Questions That We ...
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MMS Concert Preview - Tricky & In The Valley Below at U Hall
Wednesday's show at U Hall brings one of the more interesting tour pairings I've seen recently—English trip-hop pioneer Tricky with Michigan-based dream pop duo In The Valley Below . The peripatetic former member of Massive Attack is back with ununiform , h...
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MMS Concert Previews - The Mynabirds and Grieves
Shimmery Canadian rock not your cup of tea (or shot of tequila)? Fear not, for DC9 has a pair of shows at very different ends of the musical continuum that should slake your thirst for live music. Wednesday sees DC area native, and current Omahan, Laura Bur...
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MMS Concert Preview - Belle Game at 9:30 Club
Tonight's #Tubesday feature is a concert preview for a Canadian band featuring blissed-out soundscapes and densely layered, female-centric vocals. No, I'm not talking about Broken Social Scene , but Belle Game —the opener for their two-night set at the 9:30...
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Tubesday, Saints and Sinners Edition
Today we have a trio of videos that takes a critical look at modern mores, with the occasional tongue planted firmly in cheek. We start off with singer and fiddler Rachel Baiman . This Chicago-born, Nashville-forged artist has a nonchalant style that belies...
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MMS Concert Previews - FYOHNA and Oak House
This week's calendar at The Black Cat has a little something, something for everyone. Wednesday brings California dream pop duo FYOHNA . The video for "Ghost Town", set against a dystopian backdrop, visually represents how the abstraction of Katarina Gleich...
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