Posts Tagged ‘Bob Boilen’

Watch D.C. Bands Vie for a Slot at NPR’s Tiny Desk

Contest entry videos from the El Mansouris, Humble Fire, Stranger in the Alps, and Sara Curtin

What Marc Eisenberg Learned from a Year of Free 9:30 Club Shows

“A band is only as good as its drummer. You can have all your shit together, but that’s the most essential person in any band."

Arts Roundup: A Valentine for ASCAP Edition

House of Cards, now darker than ever. [Post]
Pitchfork does not love the new album from Lo-Fang (aka ex-D.C. musician Matthew Hemerlein). [Pitchfork]
Somebody loooooooves ASCAP. [NPR]
Morrissey will skip D.C. on his next tour. [Pitchfork]
An interview with NPR's Bob Boilen [D.C. Music Download]
DJ Heat named DJ of the year at the Fab Awards. [WPGC]
Then she made a playlist for [...]

ToDo ToDay: “HomoCats,” Hunters, and Hitchcock

By now, it’s pretty obvious that cats run the Internet and are the secret to unlocking viral success. Now Logan Circle art gallery Transformer is harnessing the undeniable power of kitties for a progressive gallery show. In “HomoCats: Fight the Power,” New York artist J. Morrison explores cat culture on the Internet and relates it [...]

Arts Roundup: Arcade Fire Swallows Planet Edition

The museum isn't open yet, but the National Museum of African American History and Culture is in the process of installing two major artifacts. [WJLA]
Man stabbed outside of Dupont nightclub. [Post]
It has come to this: Arcade Fire booked to play Verizon Center in 2014. [Stereogum]
Garry Trudeau-helmed comedy Alpha House deemed unfunny by Hank Stuever. [Post]
Bob [...]

Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Festival: A Postscript

I didn't spend as much time at the second iteration of the Sweet Tea Pumpkin Pie Music Festival as I wanted—on Saturday I was busy being Jewish, and on Sunday I was busy being sick—but I did circulate from venue to venue for several hours. By a few reasonable metrics the event struck me as [...]

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