Snapshots: Youth Code @ Baltimore Soundstage – 10/14/17

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Sara Taylor of Youth Code perform at Baltimore Soundstage on Oct. 14, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

EBM duo Youth Code have been touring as openers for Chelsea Wolfe, and they appeared at Baltimore Soundstage on Oct. 14. Paivi capture Sara Taylor and Ryan George in action on Saturday. (See Paivi’s pictures of Chelsea Wolfe.)

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Snapshots: KMFDM @ State Theatre — 10/5/17

KMFDM @ State Theatre, Falls Church, VA 10/05/2017
Sascha Konietzko of KMFDM performs at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia, on Oct. 5, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

KMFDM, the industrial collective founded by Sascha Konietzko in 1984, visited the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia, on Thursday to play songs from across the band’s catalog.

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Don’t Miss: KMFDM @ State Theatre, 10/5/17

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KMFDM (Photo by Franz Schepers)

Sascha Konietzko founded German industrial rock band KMFDM in 1984, and the collective has gone onto release 20 studio albums. KMFDM released Hell Yeah, its most recent album, in August va earMUSIC and KMFDM Records. The band spends the month of October touring the United States with a stop at the State Theatre in Falls Church, Virginia, on Thursday, Oct. 5.

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Snapshots: Solar Fake @ Ivy City Tavern — 2/7/17

Solar Fake @ Ivy City Tavern, Washington DC, 2/7/2017
Solar Fake performs at Ivy City Tavern on Feb. 7, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Sven Friedrich previously helmed musical projects Zeraphine and Dreadful Shadows. Since 2007, he’s been recording as Solar Fake. Last week, Solar Fake visited DC to open for Aesthetic Perfection at Ivy City Tavern.

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Snapshots: Aesthetic Perfection @ Ivy City Tavern — 7/2/17

Aesthetic Perfection @ Ivy City Tavern, Washington DC, 7/2/2017
Aesthetic Perfection performs at Ivy City Tavern on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

On the heels of a new single, “Love Like Lies,” Aesthetic Perfection (L.A. producer Daniel Graves) launched a tour that brought him to DC to play at Ivy City Tavern on Tuesday.

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Don’t Miss: Aesthetic Perfection @ Ivy City Tavern, 2/7/17

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Single art for “Love Like Lies” by Aesthetic Perfection (Photo courtesy the artist)

Aesthetic Perfection, aka Los Angeles producer Daniel Graves, released a new single, “Love Like Lies,” in December on his own label, Close to Human Music. Now he is on his first full US tour in three years, and he visits DC to perform at Ivy City Tavern — tonight, Tuesday, Feb. 7!

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Snapshots: Assemblage 23 @ Ivy City Smokehouse — 9/27/16

Assemblage 23 @ Ivy City Smokehouse, 27/09/2016
Assemblage 23 performs at Ivy City Smokehouse on Sept. 27, 2016. (Photo by Paivi)

Assemblage 23 is a Seattle-based electronic/synthwave band currently touring United States in support of their latest album Endure.

In a show produced by Spellbound Productions, Assemblage 23 drew quite a large crowd to an unusual new DC venue — Ivy City Smokehouse. As the name implies, Ivy City Smokehouse is a seafood restaurant, but it has a large, separate stage room that accommodated hundreds of concert-goers and provided Assemblage 23 with a state of the art sound system.

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