On Our Radar – The Rising Indie Scene

The DC music scene is filled to the brim with talented up and coming performers. In an effort to bring attention to the standouts of the DMV, before they make it big, DC Music Review is launching a segment called "On Our Radar". This month, our radar is tuned to the three acts that are making a splash on the local indie scene: Weston SmithTerrakann, and Lake Anna.

  • weston smith
  • terrakann
  • lake anna
  • Q & A
Terrakann singer and keyboardist at Songbyrd

Terrakann, composed of Chris Teather (vocals, keyboard), Ethan Beaman (guitar), and Alex Lubeck (drums, backup vocals) is proving that the Georgetown University scene is filled with more than future lawyers and politicians.

While the band is still in their infancy, their charm and smiles have audiences in the palm of their hand.

With a unique juxtaposition of striking yet smooth synthesizers, guitar solos harkening back to the heydays of classic rock, and punchy drums, the trio is inspiring crowds to simultaneously boogie down and head bang. 

To top it all off, the group layers on Teather's vocals, which resemble those of Nathan Willet from the beloved indie rock band, Cold War Kids

The group is currently taking a hiatus from playing live sets to record their first album, but be sure to keep tabs on Terrakann—the three are on their way to becoming the next indie darlings of the DMV. 

Enjoy the following photos by our photographer Ana Medvedeva

For more information, please check out Terrakann's Facebook page.

About the author

Ana Medvedeva

Fueled by iced coffee, Ana is a web developer by day, and avid concert goer by night. With a music taste as varied as her hair color, she loves bringing a performance to life through the power of words. In her spare time, Ana loves to snowboard, hang out with her cat Mimosa, and nerd out about true crime.