Live Review: Superorganism @ 9:30 Club — 5/21/19

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Superorganism is not any unconventional science project from middle school, but a experimental band that makes really good music. The band showed off what they can do at 9:30 Club recently on their last night of their U.S. tour.

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Live Review: Imogen Heap @ Lincoln Theatre — 5/4/19

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Imogen Heap performs at the Lincoln Theatre in DC on May 4, 2019. (Photos by Katherine Gaines/AmbientEye.com / Words by Kristie Di Lascio/https://loiloi.bandcamp.com)

Imogen (“Immi”) Heap stood before her crowd. Rounding the corner of a second night appearance at the Lincoln Theatre (added after night #1 sold out) recently, she turned to a laptop on the far-right of her setup. “No, I don’t want a software update!” We laughed. It got fixed.

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Interview: Daniel Miller of Mute Records (In Conversation with Alex Maiolo @ Moogfest 2019 — 4/26/19)

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Daniel Miller chats at Moogfest 2019 in the Carolina Theatre on April 26, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

To commemorate the 40th anniversary of his label, Mute Records chief Daniel Miller chatted with musician and writer Alex Maiolo in a conversation at Moogfest 2019, held in an auditorium of the Carolina Theatre recently. During Moogfest, Daniel also performed two DJ sets — a pure techno set at the comfortable Fruit Company club and art space and an ambient set on modular synths at the 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, North Carolina.

Alex’s enthusiasm sparked Daniel’s brilliance, and the musical svengali reflected on his early days as a musician, how Mute came to be, and his enduring love of synthesizers.

Visit the Moogfest website for more information on the Moogfest conference and festival.

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Preview: Imogen Heap @ Lincoln Theatre, 5/4/19

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Imogen Heap (Photo by Jeremy Cowarts)

Imogen Heap released her last full-length record in 2014 and in recent years, she has released several singles. The lack of a new record has not dulled the enthusiasm of her fans however: Imogen quickly sold out a night at the Lincoln Theatre in DC, and added a second night on Saturday, May 4.

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Ticket Giveaway: Superorganism @ 9:30 Club, 5/21/19

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English indie poppers Superorganism released their self-titled debut album last year via Domino Records. Now, the band tour the United States with a show at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, May 21. You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC.

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Interview: Martin Gore of Depeche Mode (In Conversation with Daniel Miller of Mute Records @ Moogfest 2019 — 4/26/19)

Martin_Gore_24 Martin Gore chats at Moogfest 2019 on April 26, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Mute Records founder Daniel Miller first met Martin Gore of Depeche Mode in October 1980 at the Bridge House Pub in Canning Town, London, during a show when the young band supported Fad Gadget. For roughly 40 years now, Daniel and Depeche Mode often have worked closely together. The two old friends met again recently to talk about Martin’s music career at Moogfest 2019 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, North Carolina.

Visit the Moogfest website for more information on the Moogfest conference and festival.

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