Snapshots: Purity Ring @ 9:30 Club — 6/29/22

Purity RingPurity Ring performs at 9:30 Club on June 29, 2022. (Photo by Katherine Gaines)

Canadian dream poppers Purity Ring released Graves, a new EP, earlier this month, then zipped into DC on their USA tour for two dates at 9:30 Club this past week! Katherine Gaines shot the first of the two nights — it was a sold-out show.

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Preview: Purity Ring @ 9:30 Club — 6/30/22

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Purity Ring (Photo courtesy Grandstand Media)

Purity Ring released a new EP, graves, on June 3, marking the first official release via the band’s own label The Fellowship.

The Canadian electronic duo has been on tour and soon visit 9:30 Club for two dates. The first date is sold out but you can still grab tickets for the second show at 9:30 Club on Thursday, June 30!

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Live Review: girl in red @ 9:30 Club — 3/11/22

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girl in red performs at 9:30 Club on March 11, 2022. (Photos by Katie Child)

Bringing a sold-out crowd to the famous 9:30 Club this past Friday evening, was Marie Ulven Ringheim, known on stage as girl in red. Famed for her bedroom pop hits “we fell in love in october,” “bad idea!,” and “girls,” Ringheim seems to touch the most inner sentiments shared amongst her followers. Her songs stem mostly around conflicts regarding romance, as well as tribulations relating to mental illness. Even during first-listens to Marie’s music, her lyricism and alluring melodies are quick to tug on your heartstrings. 

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Song of the Day: “The Last Exit” by Still Corners

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Still Corners (Photo by Bernard Bur)

Today, Still Corners announces the duo’s fifth studio album, The Last Exit, for release on Jan. 22, 2021, via Wrecking Light Records. Alongside this news, the band shares the beguiling and wanderlust title track and its stark, captivating video.

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Song of the Day: “Blocks” by Cloud Baby

Cloud BabyJenna Scott of Cloud Baby (Photo courtesy Earshot Media)

If The Cardigans, Clairo, and Lana del Rey had a baby, you’d get Nashville-based dreamy indie-pop group Cloud Baby. Composed of frontwoman Jenna Scott, guitarist Cole Anderson, drummer/producer Timothy Ryssemus, and bassist/keyboardist/producer Greg Graves, Cloud Baby brings you their debut single, “Blocks.”

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Snapshots: Lykke Li @ Lincoln Theater — 10/5/18

Lykke Li performs at the Lincoln Theater in Washington, D.C.
Lykke Li performs at the Lincoln Theatre on Oct. 5, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)

Swedish chanteuse Lykke Li released her excellent album, So Sad So Sexy, in June and after a summer of performing at festivals all over Europe, began her US tour Friday night at the Lincoln Theater. The show understandably focused on her most recent work, with nine of the album’s 10 songs performed over the evening.

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