Posts Tagged ‘Beer’

Hopping on the Bandwagon: D.C. Bands Get Brewed

D.C.’s hardcore scene was never known for its drinking songs. (Blame Minor Threat’s “Straight Edge” for that.) But if the recent spate of D.C. band-inspired beers is any indication, this town’s punk and metal scenes are a brewmaster’s muse.
Blistering grindcore band Pig Destroyer got its very own beer in March, when Indiana’s metal-loving 3 Floyds [...]

Arts Roundup: Michael Kaiser’s Future Hubbie Edition

Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser is getting married to a nice guy he met at the gym. Adorbs! [Post]
Following problems with the registration process, the 2013 Small Press Expo adds more tables—and now it might be the biggest SPX in history. [SPX via ComicsDC]
(Former) D.C. band Tennis System wants your donations. [Tennis System]
"Pump Me Up" curator Roger [...]

Dead Meadow Has No Illusions About Its Role in the Beer Industry

A few weeks ago, Dead Meadow fans started noticing that the former D.C. band's psych/sludge epic "Sleepy Silver Door" was featured in a dorky beer commercial. Indeed, some complained, but many were supportive. Noticing the uptick in comments after Thanksgiving (the commercial got some play during the day's NFL games), the band responded with this:
Can't [...]

Kickstart This: Listen Local First on Wheels

in which, in the spirit of our recent D.C. Giving Guide, we recommend some worthy Kickstarter projects

PROJECT: The Listen Local First Mobile Music Venue, which LLF co-founder Christopher Naoum describes in the video as a musical version of a food truck. The plan: Acquire a van, enlist local artists to paint it, pack it full of [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 31

D.C., you need a little love right now, and ooh yeah, Far Out vs. Hot Dang can give it to you. That's right, yeah, just a little to the left, a little to the right. Cold side, hot side. Mmm. Don't forget to check the Twitpiece. Aw yeah, it's like that. Now let's get somethin' [...]

The Pragmatist: Three Songs for Drinking Cheap Beer

With the summer wind-down in progress, it's time to finish off the last of those Coronas in the back of the fridge to make room for darker beer. Maybe it's just the years I've spent in Virginia, or maybe it was the time I spent touring with this guy, but for me, nothing pairs better [...]

Live All Weekend: R&R Hotel Turns Three

Whether or not you regard the Rock & Roll Hotel as the, erm, jewel in the Atlas District's crown, there's surely no better place to see live, local music this weekend. That's because the H Street NE venue enters its preschool years this weekend, celebrating its third birthday with six events and more than 20 [...]

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