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UNUSUAL : adjective : /nyooZH(oo)l/1) Characterized by a remarkable unfamiliarity - the feeling of knowing and not knowing,at once.2) Possessing an uncanny power of attraction.Platinum-selling electronic duo Marian Hill have returned after over a years absence with their sophomore album, UNUSUAL. Over 10 taut tracks including lead single Subtle Thing, the duo solidify their position as a singular voice in modern pop -- each song is a unique journey into a very particular world.The album is paired with a series of ten one minute visual episodes that bring us deeper into the world of UNUSUAL, conceptualized by the duo and creative director Zach Bell. Evoking the work of filmmakers Roy Andersson and Peter Campus, the episodes conjure a surreal world parallel to ours where the mundane becomes uncanny. Each episode is thematically correlated with a song on the album and willbe released sequentially leading up to the albums release.In their first release since ACT ONEs Down was featured on an Apple ad and became an international phenomenon, Samantha Gongols vocals are more effortlessly precise than ever as she sculpts the sound of every word with power and attitude. Jeremy Lloyds meticulous minimalism has grown harder and more propulsive - each beat dares you not to dance with surprises around every corner, pulling on diverse influences from jazz, electronic and hip hop while bringing to mind 00s Timbaland updated for the 23rd century. The songs they write together parse the complexities in relationships and gender dynamicsthrough subtle and empowering lyrics, with melodies that feel like an old friend youve never met before.The entirety of UNUSUAL is produced by Jeremy Lloyd, with the exception of Differently which features additional production from Boi-1da. As has become tradition for the duo, the only features are from saxophonist Steve Davit -- his quick riffs evolving into vivid squeaks and squomps.Marian Hill first entered the scene when blog support led their debu
  • Start:May 09, 2018
  • End:May 09, 2018
  • Recurring
  • Where:9:30 Club, 815 V St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20001
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  • Event Type: Concerts & Music
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