Posts Tagged ‘AM & Shawn Lee’

ToDo ToDay: The Postal Service! AM & Shawn Lee!

Remember 2003, when emo was cool and MySpace was a thing? It was also the year that the pillowy, black plastic glasses-clad frontman of Death Cab For Cutie, Ben Gibbard, put out an emotionally charged, terrifically catchy electro-pop album with producer Jimmy Tamborello under the moniker The Postal Service. Ten years later, nostalgia has set [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Noisy, Gutless, Absurd

Tonight's big show is Jay-Z and Kanye West at the Verizon Center. They're touring in support of Watch the Throne, their collaborative album from earlier this year, about which WCP contributer Ramon Ramirez was not totally jazzed:
Watch the Throne is often noisy, gutless, and absurd: like every time a limping Jay-Z grabs the mic and raps about [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Peter Hook and The Light

Where my geeks at: Tonight, Joy Division co-founder Peter Hook and his band The Light returns to the 9:30 Club to perform the iconic post-punk band's second album, Closer. (He played Unknown Pleasures at the club last winter.) 6 p.m. $25.
AM & Shawn Lee, a collabo between, erm, AM and Shawn Lee, bring their somewhat [...]