Snapshots: Mansionair @ Union Stage — 4/13/18

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Jack Froggatt fronts Mansionair at Union Stage on April 13, 2018. (Photo by Will Colbert)

Australian indie-electronic trio Mansionair brought a heavy dose of atmospheric harmony to Union Stage Friday night. The third stop of the Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement Tour, featuring Mansionair (@Mansionair), Mikky Ekko (@mikkyekko) and NoMBe (@NoMBeMusic), was a showcase of what’s next for alternative music.

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Ticket Giveaway: Moogfest @ Durham, NC — 5/17-5/20/18

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Moogfest headliner Kelela (Photo courtesy Paradigm Agency)

Moogfest 2018, scheduled for May 17-20 in Durham, North Carolina, is the premier urban music festival dedicated to the synthesizer. This year, a slew of electronic musicians joins headlining artists Kelela, Mouse on Mars, KRS-One, Chelsea Manning, Jon Hopkins. You can win tickets to attend with Parklife DC.

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Don’t Miss: Mansionair @ Union Stage, 4/13/18

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Mansionair (Photo courtesy Glassnote Records)

Sydney’s Mansionair returned recently with a single, “Astronaut (Something About Your Love).” The trio perform it and other songs at Union Stage on Friday, April 13 for SiriusXM Presents Alt Nation’s Advanced Placement Tour with Mikky Ekko and NoMBe.

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Don’t Miss: IAMX @ Rock and Roll Hotel, 4/19/18

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IAMX (Photo courtesy UG Strategies)

Chris Corner, aka IAMX, will return to DC to perform at Rock and Roll Hotel on Thursday, April 19, following the release of a new album, Alive in New Light, via Orphic and Caroline International on Feb. 2.

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Snapshots: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) @ 9:30 Club — 3/6/18

OMD 930 08 Andy McCluskey fronts Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) at 9:30 Club on March 6, 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Few bands command the power and precision of new wave pioneers Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD), who stopped by 9:30 Club for a sold-out performance on March 6. Parklife DC previously published a review of that show, but we have a second set of pictures to share, and there’s no such thing as too much OMD in our opinion.

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Music Park: Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark (OMD) @ 9:30 Club — 3/6/18

OMD @ 9:30 Club, Washington DC, 03/06/2018 Andy McCluskey fronts Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark with some signature dance moves at 9:30 Club on March 6, 2018. (Photo by Paivi)

Andy McCluskey moved like a man possessed. As frontman for Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Andy danced up a storm during a sold-out show at 9:30 Club on Tuesday. And with that distinctive dancing, Andy threw wide his arms, hugged himself, and generally windmilled around the stage frenetically.

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