Posts Tagged ‘betsy wright’

Six Degrees of Separation from Ex Hex

One of D.C.'s biggest sonic exports of the year has connections to Fidel Castro, Azealia Banks, and Beavis & Butthead.

Stream Ex Hex’s Debut LP, Rips, on NPR

Yes, yes: It rips.

Listen to “Beast”: New Music From Ex Hex’s Debut Album, Rips

Mondays in the summer usually suck, with the unbearable heat and the prospect of another four days in an over-air-conditioned office looming ahead. But thanks to the release of this kickass new song from the Mary Timony-fronted Ex Hex (which also includes Laura Harris of the Aquarium and Betsy Wright of Chain and the Gang), [...]

Listen to the First Song From Ex Hex’s New Album Rips

Since late last year, the Mary Timony-led Ex Hex has given fans an excellent single, a charming food-fight music video, and a 7-inch containing a totally satisfying eight minutes of crunchy, rah-rah power-pop. Now the group, which also features Laura Harris (The Aquarium, Benjy Ferree) and Betsy Wright (Chain and the Gang), has an Oct. 7 release date for Rips, its upcoming debut album [...]

Ex Hex Announces Tour Dates

Ex Hex, the D.C. trio featuring Mary Timony, Laura Harris, and Betsy Wright, has announced a slew of spring tour dates.
The stripped down rock band begins its tour March 5 at Black Cat. Ex Hex says it plans to release a 7-inch in the coming months, and a previous press release from Merge Records said the group expects to [...]

Photos: Ex Hex @ 9:30 Club

It's hard to top the The Hives' live show, but when you've got killer songs, theatrics aren't always necessary. And during its opening slot for the Swedish band at 9:30 Club last night, D.C.'s own Ex Hex showed it had killer songs indeed. The band, featuring Mary Timony, Betsy Wright, and Laura Harris, played its [...]

One Track Mind: Ex Hex, “Hot and Cold”

Standout Track: “Hot and Cold” is the debut track from Mary Timony’s new band, Ex Hex. With its power-pop melodies and crunchy Marquee Moon-like guitars, the song harkens back to “Electric Band,” a primo track from the debut album of Timony’s other group (now on hiatus), Wild Flag. “So hot, so cold/So young, so old,” [...]

Listen: A Song From Ex Hex, Mary Timony’s New Band

While Wild Flag remains on hiatus, D.C.'s Mary Timony has got a new band that fills the void: Ex Hex.
The group, which shares its name with Timony's third solo record, recently posted its first publicly available track, "Hot and Cold," on Bandcamp. There's not much information out there about Ex Hex just yet (and Timony hasn't responded to my emails about [...]