Posts Tagged ‘Archie Moore’

Lotsa Pop Losers Festival: An Oral History

The Lotsa Pop Losers festival was held in Bethesda, Md., and Washington, D.C. on October 26 and 27, 1991. Jointly sponsored by local labels Simple Machines, Teen-Beat, and Slumberland, the event served as a showcase for some of the more pop-oriented indie-rock bands active on the East Coast, pulling together bands from New York, Boston, [...]

Arts Roundup: Gun Show Edition

The Corcoran's unintentionally topical gun show [Post]
Reunited trio Lorelei on being grown-up indie rockers [Express]
Archie Moore of Velocity Girl and Black Tambourine remembers defunct local record stores Yesterday & Today and Vinyl Ink [The Vinyl District]
Local punk-history show "Dissonance" devotes an episode to Pussy Riot [Dissonance]
 

New Psych Tunes From Archie Moore

Need some ambient psychedelia to get your day going? Archie Moore, once of Black Tambourine and Velocity Girl and a bunch of other cool bands, has got you covered. Today he posted a free four-song recording called Chemtrail Surfer on bandcamp that's lush with sonic swirls and harmonically rich feedback. If you really dig the transitions between [...]

How Black Tambourine Reunited—Sort of—to Make Its Definitive Document

Ask some fans of noisy indie pop,  and they'll tell you the genre hit its apex with Black Tambourine. The D.C. band, one of Slumberland Records' early flagship acts, recorded only a handful of songs around the early '90s—all which, you'd think, were collected on the descriptively titled 1999 release Complete Recordings.
Not so. Slumberland will release [...]

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