Music Park: Still Corners @ DC9 — 9/10/18

Still Corners @ DC9, Washington DC, 09/09/2018 Tessa Murray fronts Still Corners at DC9 on Sept. 9. (Photo by Paivi)

A striking blonde vocalist and a guitarist with cool rocker hair walked into a bar, one hailing from the United Kingdom and the other from the United States, and you could well conclude I’m about to chat about the Kills.

But Still Corners are something entirely different and just as intriguing. Vocalist Tessa Murray, the Brit, plays keyboards, and guitarist Greg Hughes, the American, writes the songs. Together, they produced wonderfully lush dreampop that hypnotized a rather full house at DC9 on Monday.

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Don’t Miss: Still Corners @ DC9, 9/9/18

Still Corners (Photo by Bernard Bur)

Still Corners released Slow Air, their fourth studio album, via their own label, Wrecking Light, in August. The London-based dreampop duo are on a North American tour that lands at DC9 on Sunday, Sept. 9.

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Ticket Giveaway: Belly @ 9:30 Club, 9/29/18

Belly (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

In May, Boston jangle poppers Belly released Dove, their first new album in more than 20 years! Belly will perform at 9:30 Club on Saturday, Sept. 29, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC.

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Music Park: Cigarettes After Sex @ 9:30 Club — 4/2/18

Greg Gonazalez fronts Cigarettes After Sex at 9:30 Club on April 2, 2018. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)

Materializing out of the mist and shadows on the 9:30 Club’s stage, the four members of Cigarettes After Sex eased into a set that at once soothed and excited the packed house. Muted lighting and an uncluttered stage produced the perfect atmosphere for what was to come for the next 75 minutes on Monday.

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