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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
Members: 165
Latest Activity: Aug 27

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Comment by Kodachi on June 26, 2012 at 11:05pm

Hi hi, I just wanted to know if there are any martial artists in the central Baltimore area. I need a practice partner so I don't get rusty. Nothing strenuous, just helping with my repetitions and other basic stuff. My style is Wing Chun.

Comment by Mothershiester on May 21, 2012 at 5:23pm

Hey folks,

I'm djaying this Sunday, May 27 with the SWENKA fam. The party kicks off  at 11 pm at the Wonderland Ballroom (1101 Kenyon St NW, Washington DC), and it’s free to get in. RSVP on Facebook.

Plus to celebrate my Trekky side and nostalgia induced African riddims, I decided to make a mix. It's sort of a mini preview mix of my set at next weekend's SWENKA. http://soundcloud.com/travelingwhileblack/mothershiester-the-next

Comment by PolarVibez on May 16, 2012 at 9:31pm

Yo DMV fam, what's good? Just wanted to remind you about Artomatic this Saturday. Come thru if you can and check me out. May 19th, 11:30pm, on the cherry smash stage. Artomatic's located at 1851 S. Bell St. in Arlington, VA. see www.artomatic.org for more info,

Peace 

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.

ALSO...

 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.

Peace 

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!

ITS A PARTY!!

FIESTA STATS:

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!!

RSVP:: http://www.facebook.com/events/329291380460500/

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:  https://tickets.aftonshows.com/2214

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:http://www.facebook.com/events/241016429330488/

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

Feel free  to RSVP on Facebook:  http://www.facebook.com/#!/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.

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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
FREE!

featuring
Soultana
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.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TK9Pcvf8CG4
http://www.afropop.org/multi/interview/ID/200

GoldinGirlTribe
Two vivid women spreading strength through vibrant cultural sounds of love from the heart. Storming through life as leaders of the GoldinGirlTribe! http://goldingirltribe.bandcamp.com/
http://www.reverbnation.com/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.

 

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