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Philco’s latest track has it all: compelling percussion, a bouncy bassline, and both a vocal and melodic synthesized hook that won’t leave you hanging. But perhaps the DC-based DJ/Producer’s greatest stroke of artistic genius is his track arrangement — Philco transitions between sections in the track seamlessly. One of the most considerable challenges producers face is retaining the listener’s attention for the duration of the track, and Philco fares well in this regard. Listen to

JUICE at U Street Music Hall (July 8, 10pm)
Learn more about Alex DB, Ayes Cold, Jacq Jill and more before their show on Friday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. Alex DB, like many, is looking for the perfect beat. Her dance stylings span genres and eras—classic house, reggaeton urbano, go-go, diva-laden disco, Latin freestyle, just to name a few. She believes in partying “just because” and decolonizing the dance floor—join her! DJ

Family Night at U Street Music Hall (July 2, 10pm)
Learn more about Billy the Gent, Proper Villains, Spinser Tracy and more before their show tonight at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. After developing respectable solo careers as DJs and producers, long-time friends Billy the Gent and Long Jawns officially banded together as Gent & Jawns becoming an unstoppable force in the world of club music. The release of their now classic Moombahton anthem “Vibrate”

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I’m not typically a believer in traditional Chinese astrology. Although I’ve been sympathetic in the past to those who put stock in their Zodiac readings, that’s all about to end. As it turns out, tigers are actually supposed to be good for horses. This is the final nail in the coffin: the curtain has been pulled back and the fraud exposed. In reality, tigers are bad for horses. This should

DJ Ayes Cold
Ayes Cold has taken the District by storm by building a reputation around her eclectic selections and her innovative style of mixing, which seamlessly blends very disparate styles of music. While speaking with her, I noticed she has a confident, yet laid back demeanor. She kept it real with me, allowing us to have a candid conversation about her progress thus far as a DJ and producer, where she is headed in the