With its 2010 self-titled debut LP, Brooklyn’s Beach Fossils helped to usher in a dream-pop revival, the bread-and-butter of Brooklyn label Captured Tracks. But while bands like Wild Nothing and Craft Spells have mostly stayed true to the pretty, jangly sounds on their first records, Beach Fossils’ new album, Clash the Truth, delivers a kick to [...]
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Pianist Christopher O’Riley has been sneaking Radiohead into the classical music world for years. As host of NPR’s child-musician showcase From the Top, he gets to pick the music that gets played during station breaks. Rather than Chopin preludes, O’Riley would draw up piano transcriptions of pop songs, which he’d then play without preannouncing. It’s [...]
It's not a crime to want to be noticed by someone intelligent and attractive. In fact, it's a pretty common, even laudable desire. We've developed all sorts of colors and sounds and movements to catch the eye of that potential partner. Depending on the type of match you're looking for, you might sport your muscle [...]
There's a lotta curse words this week, which can only mean one thing: the curatorial potency of Far Out vs. Hot Dang is at its ZENITH. Until next week, when we'll come back and drop some more D.C. knowledge on you.
Blonde Redhead, Pantha du Prince at the 9:30 club
Doom metal becomes sexy, and not necessarily [...]