Entries by M.K. Koszycki

Mountain Man Wake Up on New Album

North Carolina (by way of many places) band Mountain Man have a sweet way of describing the eight year hiatus they took between their debut album and their new release, the spectacular Magic Ship. “We like to say that Mountain Man ‘took a nap,’” says member Molly Sarlé. “We all moved to different parts of the […]

“Come Through” Highlights Human Creative Chemistry

March 24 marks the beginning of Kennedy Center’s celebration of all things contemporary. Known as DIRECT CURRENT, included programming spans music, dance, audiovisual installations and more across a multitude of genres. One of the first performances slated for the two-week block of programming is Come Through, a collaboration between Minnesota-based TU Dance and Justin Vernon […]

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 at 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, […]