Near and Far
The Irish singer recorded her debut at 18, so it makes sense that it would chronicle youthful uncertainty. Throughout the album, her songs command attention by burrowing deep under the skin.
On its fourth album, Dawes calls from deep inside the feedback loop of love’s aftermath. Throughout All Your Favorite Bands, singer Taylor Goldsmith takes full advantage of the dramatic possibilities.
The gospel-punk band’s self-titled debut couches its invective in feedback, guitar noise, bruising drum machines and Franklin James Fisher’s guttural howls.
More than three decades after Pancho & Lefty, the country titans pair up again, this time for an album that puts eclecticism front and center.
On his surprising, complex third album, Gibson outlines dark and alluring tales of horror and despair, human struggle and eternal regret.
I already thought Akoko couldn’t get any cooler, and now I know I was wrong, because the D.C. hip-hop duo’s…
The 21-year-old Long Beach native continues to establish himself as one of West Coast rap’s most important voices with his new single “Senorita.”
Watch the Swedish-Argentine singer perform “Let It Carry You,” a stunningly beautiful song from Vestiges And Claws, live in the studio.
Update, May 22: The show is now streaming on metroconnection.org. Friday and Saturday, Bandwidth is pairing up with WAMU’s weekly…
The acoustic guitarist’s “Song For The Setting Sun II” boldly leaps around a sunlit room in Stratford Hall, home to four generations of Virginia’s Lee family.
R&B music with a message isn’t a recent or strictly American phenomenon. Jason King explores the theme of protest music with an eclectic mix of soulful songs about resistance and revolution.
The Washington region is home to one of the most robust Ethiopian music scenes in the world — possibly second only…
The L.A. hip-hop duo reaches a high point in its Pickathon set with “Tuxedo Rap.”
The trio packs the studio with horns, strings and percussion to achieve its big, layered sound.
Inspired by a complex relationship in his past, frontman Ruban Nielson makes his sweetest, catchiest, most impeccably crafted music yet.
Best known as the guitarist and singer for Seattle girl-group/surf-rock hybrid La Luz, Cleveland has made a delicate and inward-facing solo debut.
Y La Bamba’s lead singer teams up with the head of the thrilling neo-mambo band Sergio Mendoza Y La Orkesta. The result is somehow even greater than the sum of its parts.
The rangy, prolific jazz trio teams up with the tenor-sax great for a journey into the murky, terrifying, thrilling unknown.
Kevin Hammond was 14 when he saw D.C. go-go band Rare Essence — in matching red sweatsuits — perform at Prince George’s Community…
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