via culturestarved: Seamlessly blending sounds of soul, electro ,hip-hop , and jazz is the DC based ,production triad Columbia Nights  No strangers to the Culture Starved platform, the crew speaks on defining  their “sonic space” , as Soultronic music. Drawing inspiration from Herbie Hancock ,Sly Stone & J-Dilla , Columbia Nights’  purpose is to advance the music art form ,and inspire others to do the same. Exhibiting great discipline between day jobs ,and long evening sessions bouncing from each other’s apartments has benefited the triad with a plethora of music. Although currently independent; Columbia Nights appreciates such platforms as Soundcloud ,Vimeo , and of course Culture Starved ,which allow them to penetrate the “mainstream giant model”.

via culturestarvedSeamlessly blending sounds of soul, electro ,hip-hop , and jazz is the DC based ,production triad Columbia Nights  No strangers to the Culture Starved platform, the crew speaks on defining  their “sonic space” , as Soultronic music. Drawing inspiration from Herbie Hancock ,Sly Stone & J-Dilla , Columbia Nights’  purpose is to advance the music art form ,and inspire others to do the same. Exhibiting great discipline between day jobs ,and long evening sessions bouncing from each other’s apartments has benefited the triad with a plethora of music. Although currently independent; Columbia Nights appreciates such platforms as Soundcloud ,Vimeo , and of course Culture Starved ,which allow them to penetrate the “mainstream giant model”.

New from The Vinyl Exam: more on our favorite cratedigging spots, record stashes, and details about the upcoming album.

New Record Breakin’ Music release, featuring Vaughan Octavia on the strangs n’ thangs.

On the latest episode of The Vinyl Exam, we had a chance to go deep on our influences, record collections, and production process. Check out the first installment of the two-part interview.

@TheVinylExam Episode 12: @Columbia_Nights Part One http://www.thevinylexam.com/#/episode-12/

On Episode 12, Keith sits down with the three members of Columbia Nights to talk music, the creative process and of course records and record diggin’. We had such a good time talking (and the interview went on so long), it’s broken into two parts!
[Repost from @recordbreakin]

@TheVinylExam Episode 12: @Columbia_Nights Part One http://www.thevinylexam.com/#/episode-12/

On Episode 12, Keith sits down with the three members of Columbia Nights to talk music, the creative process and of course records and record diggin’. We had such a good time talking (and the interview went on so long), it’s broken into two parts!
[Repost from @recordbreakin]

Looking forward to the upcoming 1978ers record from our brothers SlimKat and yU. Check out the People of Today intro, featuring Vaughan Octavia on the strings.

DMV artists keep it in the family.

via Couch Sessions: “Opening for KING was the local DC group Columbia Nights. This trio’s mostly instrumental set featured smooth, spacey, jazzy mid-tempo grooves, aided on some songs by live female violinist and vocalist Vaughan Octavia.”

via Couch Sessions: “Opening for KING was the local DC group Columbia Nights. This trio’s mostly instrumental set featured smooth, spacey, jazzy mid-tempo grooves, aided on some songs by live female violinist and vocalist Vaughan Octavia.”

Preparation + opportunity, man. #thankful (at U Street Music Hall)

Preparation + opportunity, man. #thankful (at U Street Music Hall)

Much love to @weareking. Was an honor opening for y’all, sisters.

Much love to @weareking. Was an honor opening for y’all, sisters.

It’s almost time. Got your ticket yet? http://www.ustreetmusichall.com/event/640463-king-washington/

It’s almost time. Got your ticket yet? http://www.ustreetmusichall.com/event/640463-king-washington/