Posts Tagged ‘Bad Brains’

Arts Roundup: Sad Trombone Edition

Plus: Bad Brains' H.R. is suffering from a rare neurological disease.

Arts Roundup: Hamilton Is Coming Edition

Just the cast, for a White House visit.

Bad Brains Raising Funds to Help Support Dr. Know After His Near-Death Illness

Doctors gave him a five percent chance of survival in November.

Arts Roundup: It’s Animated Edition

Musicians and artists—including Governess and Pygmy Lush's Erin McCarley and hip-hop poet Bomani Armah—discuss balancing parenting and creating music and art with Trophy Wife's Katy Otto. [The Media]
Fred Armisen will perform at Red Onion Records on Friday. [Arts Desk]
Priests' Katie Alice Greer discusses "femme practice in punk" with Downtown Boys' Victoria Ruiz in newly launched [...]

Bad Brains’ Dr. Know No Longer In Critical Condition

According to a statement from the band.

Arts Roundup: Get Well, Dr. Know Edition

Plus: D.C. musicians come together for benefit chili cookbook.

Bad Brains’ Dr. Know Is Hospitalized, Allegedly on Life Support

The band is asking that you send him all your PMA and posi vibes.

Watch the Trailer for Dave Grohl’s Sonic Highways, With a Guest Appearance by Ian MacKaye

Those who've been salivating in anticipation of local boy Dave Grohl's long-awaited HBO miniseries can wipe up some of their drool today. The network just released a trailer for the eight-episode project, Sonic Highways, and it looks like a beautifully shot music nerd's dream—an ambitious wade through a half-century's worth of music history.

Sonic Highways will follow the Foo Fighters around [...]

Punk the Capital’s James Schneider on the Doc’s Rare Footage

It's a busy week for D.C. punk nostalgia. Tomorrow night at the Black Cat Backstage, Punk the Capital’s D.C.-based directors James Schneider and Paul Bishow will screen rare D.C. punk footage and clips from their work in progress to raise funds for the rest of the film's post-production work. And on Wednesday, at the DC Music [...]

Meshell Ndegeocello on Why D.C. Got Rid of Go-Go

There's a song on Meshell Ndegeocello's 2002 album, Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape, called "Barry Farms," which takes its name from the Anacostia public housing project known for its Goodman League basketball tournament. The track carries a light go-go swing and taps into the musician's days as a bassist for D.C. go-go band Rare Essence.
On Tuesday, [...]