October was a big month for local music releases. We’ve compiled some of the best- from Jazz Fusion Hip Hop, to Reggae Rock, to Metalcore, there’s something for everyone! Be sure to check out our new section on this article, “For Fans Of”,  to get an idea of what each artist has in store! Band:…   Read More »

Locals You Should Know: DMV Music Released In August

By: Abbey Elliott As the summer break winds down and school looms over us, we at Aspire are still reliving those summer memories with our local musicians. Each month we at Aspire try to give you a taste of the amazing local music that comes from the DMV. We hope that you enjoy the list…   Read More »

Show Spotlight: Circa Survive at Canal Club

By: Abbey Elliott Photos By: Brandon Hambright Last month we had the honor of having Circa Survive and Citizen in Richmond, VA. While all of our shows are special occasions, this one in particular was extra special. With only two bands on the bill Richmond turned out in full force for these musical greats; selling…   Read More »

Locals You Should Know: DMV Music Released in July

Each month local bands in the DMV release new music and each month we at Aspire try to give you a taste of those locals. The month of July had a lot of great new tracks and we are happy to present our list of Locals You Should Know. We hope that you enjoy the…   Read More »

Local Of The Month: In Your Memory

Interview by: Abbey Elliott Photos by: James Harper, Agnes Owusu and David Weaver. The members of In Your Memory are hardly your typical rock band. Their high energy personalities emanate through their music and stage performances, giving the fans a music experience like no other. At the end of July this five piece, comprised of…   Read More »