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DCMV: Mid Atlantic

Well, I'm representing Maryland,D.C. and Virginia. I thought I'd start a group for members for around the area. We're the home of Scream,Bad Brains,Henry Rollins,Nothing Face,Minor Threat and Dave Grohl.

Location: Central Maryland
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Comment by PolarVibez on April 30, 2012 at 6:27pm

Yo what's up DMV family!? Just wanted to give y'all a heads up. I'm performing at the annual art festival, Artomatic(1851 S. Bell St. Arlington,VA) this year. It's gonna be pretty cool with lots of dope art and music. It kicks off on May 18th and runs for about a month or so. I'm actually performing on Saturday the 19th on the Cherry Smash Stage at 11:30pm. It would be nice to get some AP energy in the crowd. I'll post again closer to the event. But I recommend at least hitting up the festival at some point (even if you miss me) as it'll definetely be on point.


 I was wondering if anybody was planning on hitting up the Light Asylum show at U St. Music Hall this Saturday, May 5th.  If so, let me know. I'm definetly planning on going.


Comment by Rick on April 23, 2012 at 11:39am

Couldn't make the show. How was it?

Comment by less h. on April 21, 2012 at 4:37pm

Anyone heading out to Bad Brains tonight?

Comment by Mothershiester on April 11, 2012 at 1:47pm

Anyone wanna do an afro-punk meet up on friday at this event?  I'd really like to get together with folks and see if there is a critical mass to throw an afro-punk sponsored concert series.  Hit me up! Seriously! Wanna take this community off-line:

One year of Maracuyeah!! One year of us & you & errybody all mixed together!! Love in our hearts!

Please come celebrate with us as we bust loose in honor of Maracuyeahs, 1 year baby birthday. So much tropical boom, so much live tender music passion on the dancefloor, so much awesome building all together!

For this party we will be returning to one favorite Maracuyeah venue, Judys, home to delicious pupusas with best NW in-house curtido, affordably priced drinks, & a bar that can accomodate Maracu-rogue cocktails made just for you- even fresher this time with ingredients straight out of a Peruvian suitcase!



Friday, April 13th, 10pm to 3am
Judys Restaurante
Ages 18+ 
$10 supports all the artists baby
Fruit pulp $5 tropical drink specials all night!!

Maracuyeah true love Djs: rAt, bent, Mafe (also members of Radio CPR, Anthology of Booty, DC DJ Geekout)

Surprise element: Los TRIBALDIS young DC cumbia stars! With keys baby!! And with extra percussion by.. you of course.

Special guest of honor: dj Chief Boima (Dutty Artz Crew/NY, Ghetto Bassquake, Africa is Not A Country BlogUniverses)

Boima combines music and razor bright ideas like we all Maracufam like to do! Fresh off an awesome album release, Boima actually had us at Techno Rumba, the mixtape that ruled the rAt’s Summer of 2010. He mixes true elements of the tropical and the traditional with new delicious beats, some of which he produces, and he can navigate plays the sweet parts of pan-african pan-latin pan- caribbean isms while still staying very rooted in research, respect, & local love scenes that the music he plays is tied to, and cant exist without/outside of.

He also just got into a twitter-famous, actually important debate with Diplo about global music appropriation: you can read some of his writings here here and here.

<3<3<3 See you there!!


Comment by Geoff on April 9, 2012 at 4:09pm

Hey all, been a while since I posted. My band 2214 has a show on May 12th at the Empire in Springfield, VA.

We're a four man rock band.

You can buy tickets here:

Tickets cost about $12 but with this promo code (2214063) you can get $3 off (I highly recommend this).

This is the first of many shows for the summer!

You can RSVP at Facebook:

Comment by Mothershiester on March 21, 2012 at 10:31am

Feel free  to RSVP on Facebook:!/events/336732389708489/

Comment by Mothershiester on March 21, 2012 at 10:19am

Id luv to see Afro punk family at this event! Please let it be known if you are interested.


Africa Is Not A Country is back!
This time we have the amazing MC Soultana all the way from Rabat, Morocco, along with local heavies GoldinGirlTribe!
Plus jams from resident DJs Mothershiester and bent.

Africa Is Not A Country
... Tues March 27 // 7pm (performances start at 8)
Marrakech Lounge 1817 Columbia Rd NW DC

A popular MC from Morocco's capital, Rabat, Soultana brings her lyricism to DC for the first time! " Hip hop is a door that can be opened to all over the world, all nationalities to all cultures to all traditions," she says.

Two vivid women spreading strength through vibrant cultural sounds of love from the heart. Storming through life as leaders of the GoldinGirlTribe!

DJs Mothershiester and bent spinning loungey and dancy beats

Africa is Not a Country is an anti-colonial musical journey, using the dancefloor/barstool to deconstruct the idea of “African music” as we rock out from Jo-burg to Cairo, from Dakar to Nairobi, with a quick lap around the islands.

Comment by Rick on March 12, 2012 at 8:47am

I couldn't make it. How was the set? 

Comment by C on March 5, 2012 at 2:25pm

Sounds hot. Definitely going! 

Comment by Mothershiester on March 5, 2012 at 1:25pm

I hope 2 see some Afropunks at this:

#b00tyCall is back with a vengeance. Reset your internet, and map the Wonderbox (a warehouse/art space) at 79 Hanover Place NW*. This alley warehouse space is primped and primed for lots of "WHERE U @" #b00tyCall texts and bottles in a paper bag (BYOB style, yo)! Spend... your night with Anthology of Booty and all your closest friends as we pump out scandalous Global Booty Beats: dancehall, pirated kenyan pop, no wave, miami booty bass, balkan beats, cumbia bass, kuduro, reggaeton, funky disco and pretty much anything that has the word "BOOTY" in it.

Anthology of Booty Presents:
a clandestine warehouse party

$5 presale through Thurs 3/9 (
$7 before midnight
$10 after
BYOB + $1 special jello shots made by each member of Anthology of Booty
at The Wonderbox
79 Hanover Place NW (The warehouse in the alley between N & O Streets and 1st & North Cap NW. You know you're on the right track when you see a mural of Chuck Close & Marvin Gaye)

with Anthology of Booty djs:
Natty Boom
Special MC ZOMBIE!
Live performance by Ashley Shay and tha Booty Crew!

RSVP on facebook:!/events/383398891688240/

^^The Anthology of Booty is a DJ crew in Washington DC seeking to create unique and welcoming social spaces. Our crew is a mix of people from many different backgrounds, and we are painfully aware of how social spaces like dances, clubs, and bars have been used to keep people apart and maintain social dynamics such as racism, misogyny, and homophobia. We are committed to resisting these negative forces by creating spaces for dancing, community-building, kickin' it, and art with an emphasis on inclusion and respect. ^^

++This is a benefit towards the Wonderbox space itself, which hopefully can support rad community oriented projects like ours in the coming year.++

** In order for us to work with the neighborhood and ensure the longevity of the party, please be aware that a police car will be present in the alley for most of the night. On one hand this is not much different than any of our neighborhoods, but we mention it because we have strong feelings about the cops like you may.**


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