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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: Distant Creatures - II - diss- tent kree-churrzz

Recommended if you like: Slowdive, Ride, Pains of Being Pure at Heart, The Pale Saints

Story behind your band/artist name: Named after a song we liked by The Daysleepers

Band Members: Mina Karimi (vocals), Dane Di Pierro (guitar & synthesizer), Chris Mathews (guitar), Mike Lewis (bass) & Ben Silvernail (drums)

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Our band members live in DC, Fairfax and Loudoun counties. We usually practice in Sterling.

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Our singer Mina is a local visual artist and can often be found selling artwork at Eastern Market in DC.

Except for our bassist we were all from other places (New York, Michigan & Iran) before we came to this area following work or

Our guitarist Dane once met Ben Stein at National airport

Anything else we should know, or you want to share: This spring we’re showcasing newly written music at our shows around the DMV area.

Official Website URL: www.distantcreatures.com

Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/thedistantcreatures

iTunes Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/distant-creatures/1150091993

Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/artist/35nu5VlidlOikS8db3M1QC?si=wDojnYhET2SRp4W-3xEu3w

Other Links: http://DistantCreatures.bandcamp.com

Main Genre: Indie

Other Genres: dream pop, shoegaze, indie rock, indie pop