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Listen Up!

Listen Up! brings you mp3s of acts coming through town in the next week. Listen up, then go check them out live.

Listen to the mp3s in a nifty flash player behind the jump. If you like mp3s the old-fashioned way, just click on the following links.

Junior Boys. Friday, April 13, Black Cat, 1811 14th Street, NW. Airy electronica with a sparse pop sensibility. Listen: “In the Morning

Aqueduct, with Junior Boys, Friday, April 13, Black Cat, 1811 14th Street, NW. A one-man synth pop machine. Listen: “Living a Lie

Smoosh, Sunday, April 15, Black Cat, 1811 14th Street, NW. Sister duo that’s not old enough to drive but knows how to craft bubblegum pop and ballads. Listen: “Waiting for Something

Ghostland Observatory, Monday, April 16, Rock And Roll Hotel, 1353 H Street, NE. Austin, Texas-based duo that plays electro soul music that’s easy to dance to. Listen: “Edge of Town

Patty Griffin, Tuesday, April 17, Warner Theater, 1299 Pennsylvania Ave., NW. Singer-songwriter writer that plays gritty rock and folk. Listen: “Breaking Up Somebody’s Home

TV on the Radio, April 18, 9:30 Club, 815 V Street, NW. Avant-garde rock that spans genres. Listen: “Staring at the Sun