Posts Tagged ‘Beauty Pill’

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For the First Time in His Life, Chad Clark Is Right on Time

The Beauty Pill frontman tells the stories behind the band's first LP in 11 years.

Beauty Pill Marks New Album Release With Second Artisphere Residency, Hamlet Score

The band will perform in a circle around audience members, who can live-mix the songs as they please.

Listen to “Dog with Rabbit in Mouth, Unharmed,” the First Track from Beauty Pill’s New Album

"Anyone who has ever loved a pet will understand the fear of outliving them."

Beauty Pill’s First LP in 11 Years: “The Album Is Saturated With Details, With Color”

"There’s a lot of information in the music, and I just felt we should lay it out.”

Listen, Quickly: Beauty Pill’s “Near Miss Stories”

In 2011, local art rockers Beauty Pill recorded an album in public, converting the black box theater in Artisphere into a studio and mic-ing the action for passersby to hear from an observation window above. A few months later, the band premiered a version of the new album in an installation at the Rosslyn arts [...]

Listen: Previously Unheard Music From Velocity Girl and Georgie James

D.C.'s abundance of indie rockers-slash-engineers is probably good for lots of things, but on a punishing workday, it's definitely this: Soundcloud ear candy. First up, this previously unheard mix, posted by Velocity Girl's Archie Moore, of the noise-pop band's 1992 suite "Warm/Crawl." WCP office policy usually prohibits recreational streaming, but systems administrator (and Velocity Girl [...]

Listen: In Pleasant Company, a Benefit Compilation for Jason Noble

Jason Noble, formerly of the Louisville, Ky., bands Rodan, Shipping News, and Rachel's, died Saturday morning in Bethesda, Md. Struggling with a rare form of cancer for three years, Noble succumbed to cardiac arrest at the National Institutes of Health. He was 40 years old.
To help with Noble's family's medical expenses, local musician Gordon Withers [...]

Arts Roundup: Afrikaner Barista Edition

Origin's Not Destination: Beauty Pill's Chad Clark appeared yesterday on the podcast 99% Invisible to discuss the group's Immersive Ideal project at Artisphere. Listen, laugh at the joke about slow vs. non-slow disco, and then scroll to the bottom, where you'll find a premiere of "Afrikaner Barista," which is the first song on the group's [...]

Local Songs for Your Martin Luther King Day

Slow news day, slow news day. But there are a few musical goodies circulating that are pegged to Martin Luther King Day. On Friday, I mentioned that local producer Jon Kwest released the moombahton edit "Drum Major," which applies some 108 bpm to King's haunting "Drum Major Instinct" sermon.
D.C. rapper yU included the empowerment jam [...]