Emily Henry, Julius Jetson

By Ally Schweitzer


Songs featured July 8 2016, as part of Capital Soundtrack from WAMU 88.5. Read more about the project and submit your own local song.

Pete Frassrand

“Special K”

from Sonic Story

More Humans

“Slide Around”

from Hot Cloud

Julius Jetson


from District Summer

Sam Phillips


from Drifters

Lands & Peoples

“I Tried”

from Pop Guilt

Anthony G. J. M.

“Universe Collide”

The Red Fetish

“The Rain That Feeds the Meadows”

from The Wind, As Now, Is Silent


“You When You're Older”

from The End of Everything


“Cowboy Song”

from Remote Unelectrified Villages

Tereu Tereu

“Teeth Like Mountaintops”

from Quadrants

The Caribbean

“Artists In Exile”

from Discontinued Perfume

The Evens

“Sara Lee”

from The Evens

Makeup Girl

“Disappointed ”

Lesser Gonzalez Alvarez


Part of Capital Soundtrack

What does Washington sound like? Capital Soundtrack, a new music project from WAMU 88.5, explores that question. This summer, we’re turning over our airwaves to musicians from D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We’re doing that by overhauling the sounds you hear during our talk shows and news breaks, and dedicating all of our interlude music to local artists. So while you take in the news that matters to you — whether during Morning Edition with Matt McCleskey or The Kojo Nnamdi Show — the atmosphere of the day's events will be shaped by sounds from our region. Capital Soundtrack is our way of amplifying our local musicians and tapping into the rich and diverse sounds of this place we call home. Let WAMU connect you with the sounds of Washington.

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