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One year ago, the fledgling Adams Morgan music store DCCD officially inaugurated itself into the local music scene with a weeklong series of free in-store performances. This week, the store picks up the torch again with an astounding lineup of local musicians: Kanovanik, Elegy, and Roman on Sunday; Savage Boys & Girls Club, Machetres, and the Saturday People on Monday; El Guapo, Chuck Bettis, and Aerialist on Tuesday; the Still, the Boom, and Macitajs on Acid on Wednesday; the Most Secret Method (pictured), Better Automatic, and Faraquet on Thursday; Youngstown Smokers, Fool County Crime, and Laconic Chamber on Friday, Jan. 22; and Durian with Scrimshaw on Saturday, Jan. 23. “We sell a lot of local music, and it’s just logical for people from D.C. to play in here,” says Sal Aldana, who booked the bands for the synergistic Winter Warm-Upseries. “This is kind of a down time for us, and it’s just a fun thing to do for everybody to bring people into the store, and to give people a showcase for the music.” The bands represent a fairly diverse cross-section of the best of the local indie scene—from accomplished bands fresh off national tours (El Guapo, Better Automatic) to quiet locals who mostly keep to themselves (Elegy, Laconic Chamber) and obscure strains of international influence (Latvian-American rockers Macitajs on Acid, Latino punkers Machetres). It’s the most solid lineup of local talent to be found anywhere in the city, and unless the tempting racks of CDs infiltrate your judgment, it won’t cost a cent. Winter Warm-Up concerts begin at 7 p.m., Jan. 17-23, at DCCD, 2423 18th St. NW. Free. (202) 588-1810. (Colin Bane)