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Alt-J’s ‘The Dream’ is a Walk Down Memory Lane of the Life You Didn’t Live

Alt-J’s ‘The Dream’ is a Walk Down Memory Lane of the Life You Didn’t Live

By Emily Smith February 23, 2022

★★★★☆ In their new album “The Dream,” alt-J analyzes memories you’ve never made and stories you’ve never told — and all in a way where listeners still understand everything on a...


Concert Review: Milky Chance at The Fillmore Silver Spring

By Meghan Mandi January 26, 2018

In an age when sound engineers can make any artist sound flawless in a music studio, it is rare to hear a band replicate the perfection of studio tracks at a live concert. However, last Saturday night...


Album Review: ‘Mania’

By Meghan DeCourcey January 24, 2018

★★★☆☆ When exploring new musical styles, Fall Out Boy’s seventh studio album “Mania” often falters and is strongest when the group sticks to the sound that made it popular. The...


Concert Review: The Killers at The Anthem

By Kathryn Baker January 18, 2018

When word came out that longtime guitarists for The Killers Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer would not take part in the band’s “Wonderful, Wonderful” tour following the release of its fifth studio...


Album: ‘Life Without Sound’

By William Leo September 1, 2017

★★★☆☆ Music, like all other forms of art, has an ability to affect us at our most basic emotional level. Music has a feeling, an almost tactile sensation, which can allow us to experience...


Album: ‘Painted Ruins’

By Marina Tian September 1, 2017

★★★★★ Everybody loves indie music. And why wouldn't they? Once reserved for independently produced music, the term is now used freely to describe any variety of sonically interesting music....


Album Review: ‘Pure Comedy’

By John Miller April 19, 2017

★★★★★ Since adopting the moniker Father John Misty in 2012, singer-songwriter Josh Tillman has released a trio of fantastic albums. Released April 7, Tillman’s latest album “Pure Comedy”...

Album Review: ‘New Glow’

By Madison Stingray April 17, 2015

★★★☆☆ The April 7 release of Matt & Kim’s new album, “New Glow,” coincided almost perfectly with their performance at Georgetown’s spring concert last weekend. Although the album...

Album Review: ‘Smoke and Mirrors’

By Brian Davia February 27, 2015

★★★★☆ After its debut studio album release of “Night Visions” in 2012, Imagine Dragons immediately became a sensation. As an alternative rock band with upbeat songs, its appeal spans...

Jaymes Youngs Habits of my Heart EP instantly creates an intimate connection through his signature soothing voice.

Album Review: ‘Habits of my Heart EP’

By Alex Mitchell January 16, 2015

★★★★☆ At first glance, the artwork for Jaymes Young’s new EP “Habits of My Heart” makes him appear to be a rogue Mormon missionary. However, probably to the chagrin grandparents throughout...

The up-and-coming duo Jack + Eliza brought 1960s spirit to their intimate performance at Hill & Dale Records.

Concert Review: Jack + Eliza

By Isobella Goonetillake December 19, 2014

★★★★☆ Last month, two grungy 19-year-olds performed in a small record store filled with fewer than 20 people. The duo was called Jack + Eliza, and the two musicians filled the room with...

Fitz and the Tantrums gave a performance full of electric pop at the 9:30 club last week.

Concert Review: Fitz and the Tantrums

By Gianna Pisano November 13, 2014

★★★★☆ 9:30 Club The alternative band Fitz and the Tantrums has been all the buzz lately with its vibrant songs “Out of My League” and “MoneyGrabber,” which carry the eccentric indie-pop...

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