The Archives

Summer is winding down and yet the air is hotter and thicker than ever. As you wait for the temperatures to break, we’ve got a cure for your heat-induced insanity: a season’s worth of new music from the DMV. Here’s a wrap-up of all the great local music that has been released over the past…   Read More »

DMV artists really know how to keep the 2018 momentum going! Here are just a few of our February favorites. Whether you’re into indie rock, metal, or something in between, we’ve got something new for you. Be sure to check out our “For Fans Of” section to get an idea of each artist’s sound and…   Read More »

Don’t miss out on these music releases from November! Check out some of our favorites we’ve put together from the month!   Band: Young Poet Release: Thrive in a Modern Era Release Date: November 28, 2017 Genre: Punk, Hard Rock, Metal Hometown: Baltimore, MD FFO: Neck Deep, A Day to Remember, All Time Low, Fall Out…   Read More »

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 »

Music fans across the board have had an amazing 2017 so far. All of our favorite national bands are rearing to release new music and going on tour. Some of us are worried we won’t have enough money to go to every show we want to see. Even tough RVA has a ton of awesome national acts rolling…   Read More »