Entries by M.K. Koszycki

Jose Gonzalez Talks Bringing The String Theory On Tour

As I prepared to interview Swedish singer-songwriter José González, I played his cover of The Knife’s “Heartbeats” out loud in the office. One of my coworkers balked a the idea that it was, in fact, a cover and not an original song of his. That’s the magic of his work – he approaches music as […]

Zahra Watches Friendship Flourish with New Single, Video

When Northern Virginia-based artist Zahra Sanie (who releases a beautiful blend of pop and r&b under her first name) sat down to write her newest single, she didn’t have to look far for inspiration. She took her relationship with her roommate turned best friend, Haley, and turned it into a sparkling song about the importance […]

Behind the Bar: Women’s Issue Edition

DC has risen in the ranks as one of the most exciting bar scenes in the country as of late. At the helm of many of the buzziest bars in the city are women leading award-winning teams to craft the best and brightest cocktail programs. Whether they’re mainstays, newcomers or home to a specific spirit, […]

Music Picks: March 2019

TUESDAY, MARCH 5 Miya Folick The last time vocal powerhouse Miya Folick graced the DC stages, it was to open for pop legend Kate Nash at the 9:30 Club. She absolutely silenced a crowded room, captivating everyone with her incredible voice and timely lyrics. Her song “Deadbody” is a rallying cry in the time of […]

DC Rock Royalty Mary Timony Talks Music, New and Old

DC native and multi-talented musician Mary Timony is everywhere. The Friday before I was scheduled to chat with her, I found myself at comedian and musician Fred Armisen’s Lincoln Theatre show. And so did Timony – onstage with Armisen, performing an absurdly funny sketch about overbearing drummers and mean bandmates. “Fred’s a friend from the […]