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Band/Artist Name & Pronunciation: The Red Fetish

Recommended if you like: Ana Molina, Mogwai, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Radiohead

Story behind your band/artist name: The name of the band was originally intended as a describtor for the overanalysing of romantic things at the heart of our songwriting.

Band Members: Alejandro Castaño - guitar; Kris Kagei - vocals; Bryan McTiernan - drums, Kai Filipczak - bass

What part of the DC region is the artist tied to and how? Where is the artist's current home base if not DC : Mount Pleasant / Adams Morgan / Petworth, DC

At least 3 interesting/entertaining facts about the band related to persons/events in Washington DC area: Alejandro, Kris, and Bryan met while working in a coffee shop. Alejandro was playing frequent shows as The Red Fetish, primarily at Nowhere Bar, occasionally joined by Kris or Bryan but never both. Kai was introduced to the band accidentally, at a barbecue, and invited himself into the group. The band started playing as a quartet while recording 2016's The Wind, As Now, Is Silent for Etxe Records and Productions (a Petworth label), and wrote and recorded a new album within 6 months. The new album, Non Sequitur, was workshoped while the group was doing a residency at the Black Squirrel basement bar and will be released by Etxe in July 2017.

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Main Genre: Indie

Other Genres: experimental; post-prog; post-pop; folk; misanthfolk; grunge; post-punk; latin;