Sometimes life just doesn’t seem fair, like when someone born after the millennium is already able to produce dope house music better than most people. Freckle, the young Dutch producer is who I am talking about here. His latest track, “Rich Swagger,” is a pumping mixture of deep and tech house, and it’s perfect for peak hour clubbing. You can grab this bomb for free via ToneDen, which I recommend because I’m


It’s a scorching summer weekend. You’re en route to the beach: driving down the highway with the windows down and the stereo blasting your tunes. What music is bumping on your stereo? I can’t help but imagine it’s none other than the infectious track by Tom Misch titled, “Beautiful Escape (feat. Zak Abel).”  This song is off of Beat Tape 2, released in August 2015. The song is a glorious blend of jazz guitar cadences, trip-hop beats, and the luscious, soulful stylings


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Magda is an artist of many trades. On Friday, she will be wearing her DJ hat when she plays at U Street Music Hall, but she has tried her hand everything from distilling tequila to fashion and visual arts. Born in Poland but raised in Detroit, Magda became immersed in Detroit’s underground dance music scene as a teenager. By 1998, she joined Minus and was touring with Richie Hawtin. Magda tours extensively,


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


The BIG BOOM feat. The Golden Pony at U Street Music Hall (July 3, 9:30pm)
Learn more about The Golden Pony, Fort Knox Five ft. Qdup, Dirty Looks, and Juan Zapata before their show on Sunday at U Street Music Hall. RSVP on Facebook and purchase tickets. The Golden Pony broke onto the scene in mid 2013 with a string of bootleg remixes of old and new artists. They have since gathered over 10,000,000 plays across Soundcloud and Youtube, had three #1 hits on Hype