A delicate song like a set of nesting dolls, Sylvan Esso’s “Hey Mami” opens bare-bones with gently layered vocals, piling on claps, bells and finally some hazy electronics. It’s a subtly genius track about a girl getting cat-called, the kind of song that turns “Blurred Lines” on its head with little to-do, with fragility turned […]

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Photo Credit: Clare Donnelly Communion returned to the Black Cat this past Wednesday for its second-ever DC show. The night featured incredible sets from Tennis, ON AN ON, Savoir Adore, Mellen and Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. For those of you who missed the magic, we captured everything on camera. Check out our photos […]

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Tennis is at its heart a nostalgic band. Their catchy surf pop hearkens back to ’60s girl groups, sure, but the music itself should remind the listener of lazy drives to and from the beach, perhaps family vacations with the radio scoring the scene. It should come as no surprise then that the new lyric […]

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Looking for something to do this Wednesday, November 6th? You can find us at our Communion DC showcase, which features live sets from a diverse group of artists, including Tennis, Savoir Adore, ON AN ON, Night Sweats and Mellen. In preparation for the event, we’ve put together a teaser playlist of what to expect on […]

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