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Surprise! New GoldLink album is here early. [Bandwidth]

Aniekan Udofia—who you may have seen in WCP‘s most recent People Issue—is painting the tallest mural in D.C. And he’s afraid of heights. [Post]

Speaking of The People Issue, read interviews with Ex Hex‘s Mary Timony, Swim-Two-Birds’ Hugh McElroy and Kevin Erickson, and more! [WCP]

Members of the local music community share fond memories of DIY venue Paperhaus. [DC Music Download]

Alexandria officials are hoping a new Downton Abbey-esque PBS series on the Civil War will help draw more tourists to the Northern Virginia city. [Post]

Way out by the Pennsylvania border, a Maryland recording studio is hoping to draw local bands for affordable recording. [DCist]

Musician Drew O’Doherty turned the last note Fugazi every played as a band into an eight-minute drone track. [Arts Desk]

At the Library of Congress, The Michelangelo String Quartet‘s performance was often more snooze-worthy than snazzy. [Post]