Music Park: The Ocean Blue @ Union Stage — 9/28/18

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The Ocean Blue performs at Union Stage on Sept. 28, 2018. (Photo by Shantel Breen)

The Ocean Blue treated their fans to dreampop melodies at a sold-out Union Stage in DC on Friday night.  Although The Ocean Blue are best known from their earlier hits in the late ’80s and early ’90s, the band has just finished recording a new album, and they ventured out on a short five-city tour in support of their new material.

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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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