Posts Tagged ‘best music writing’

Kickstart This: Trixie Films, Best New Music Writing, Empty Stretch

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

PROJECT: Twenty/12, a book by the local photography collective Empty Stretch, for which 12 artists documented Jan. 1, 2012, from different parts of the world. "By having multiple people photograph under the construct of a single day, traditions, reflections, [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Buraka Som Sistema at U Street Music Hall

There’s far more to electronic dance music than the stuff heard at megaraves in Berlin. The Portugal-based Buraka Som Sistema melds all styles of dance music from the world’s depressed urban centers, sampling from techno, rap, baile funk, dubstep, Angolan kuduro, and beyond. Hailing from Buraca, a Lisbon suburb with a large immigrant population, the [...]

Leitko Selected for Best Music Writing 2010

"The Orange Line Revolution," Aaron Leitko's December 2009 story about punk houses in Arlington, has been selected for inclusion in Best Music Writing 2010. The piece takes a look at Kansas House, as well as some group homes associated with local indie labels and movements, such as Dischord, Simple Machines, and Positive Force. As Leitko [...]

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