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Budget cuts are set to scale back GW’s music department by 50 percent. Here’s how students are protesting. [Arts Desk]

Photos of the new Songbyrd Record Cafe in Adams Morgan, where you can record onto vinyl in a booth [BYT]

The members of Priests, who run Sister Polygon Records, reflect on the label’s philosophy for its 10th release. [Bandwidth]

Chuck Brown‘s family responds to the news that the Nats aren’t playing “Bustin’ Loose” for home runs any more. [Washingtonian]

Who to see at this Saturday’s Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival [D.C. Music Download]

The Smithsonian’s renovated Renwick Gallery will reopen November 13. [Post]