Music Park: Pussy Riot @ Black Cat — 5/23/18

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Pussy Riot performs at the Black Cat on May 23, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Everyday, the world appears to become more volatile: police violence, racism, sexism, income inequality, political scandals, institutional corruption. It’s enough to make you go berserk. Last week, Russian protest band Pussy Riot gave voice to that angst during their performance at DC’s Black Cat.

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Snapshots: Lust for Youth @ Cloak and Dagger Festival — 10/21/17

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Lust for Youth perform at Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21, 2017. (Photo by Paivi)

Hailing from Copenhagen, dark electronic trio Lust for Youth landed at the Cloak and Dagger Festival in Los Angeles on Oct. 21. Paivi was on hand to take some pictures.

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DJ Park: TOKiMONSTA @ U Street Music Hall — 10/14/17

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Tokimonsta (Photo by John Michael Fulton)

Recently we traveled to DC gem U Street Music Hall, where we heard Jennifer Lee, better known as Tokimonsta, bless our eardrums with harmonic bass-driven sounds! Her debut album, Midnight Menu was a hit and seven years later, she’s still at it.

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Don’t Miss: Tokimonsta @ U Street Music Hall, 10/14/17

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Tokimonsta (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)

Jennifer Lee, better known as Tokimonsta, will release Lune Rouge, her third full-length album, on Oct. 6 via Young Art Records. She’ll be on tour at the time, and that tour will bring her to U Street Music Hall on Saturday, Oct. 14.

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Music Park: Moonrise Festival @ Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, MD), 8/12-8/13/17

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A dancer in front of Lunar Stage at Moonrise Festival 2017 (Photo by aLIVE Coverage)

Boy, Moonrise Festival 2017 was a spectacle!

It fell on warm summer days, ideal for the festivities. Moonrise consisted of four stages, which often left attendees sprinting through foot traffic, and it took place over a two-day span in the heart of Baltimore, Maryland, on Aug. 12-13. Here is our recap of the highlights!

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Don’t Miss: Moonrise Festival @ Pimlico Race Course (Baltimore, MD), 8/12-8/13/17

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Porter Robinson and Madeon (separately) are among the acts performing at 2017 Moonrise Festival in Baltimore. (Photo courtesy Girlie Action)

Moonrise Festival, Baltimore’s flagship electronic music festival, returns to Pimlico Race Course on Saturday, Aug. 12, and Sunday, Aug. 13. I have a playlist to get you excited about this outstanding festival, which features headliners Afrojack, Big Gigantic, Porter Robinson, Run The Jewels, Zeds Dead, and many more!

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