True Womanhood headline at the Metro Gallery today, Wednesday Feb 25. Opening are locals Weekends (whose self-titled, self-released debut recently broke into our Recommended Albums) and Bad Liquor Pond. Doors 8PM/Music 9PM/$7 cover. Don’t miss it.
True Womanhood are perhaps the youngest band emerging from DC at this moment, and certainly one of the most fascinating. They’ve had a blissful and meteoric ascent to favored status amongst a vast majority of DC’s music observers. Their sound is a delightful downer, if there is such a thing, and pretty much stands alone and unique among their regional peers. I took some time to chat with lead singer/guitarist Thomas Redmond and bassist Melissa Beattie about everything they’ve been through and where they are headed.
Aural States: Let’s start with the whole story, from the beginning.