Posts Tagged ‘Bob Mould’

Photos: Bob Mould @ 9:30 Club

A Bob Mould show isn't complete without a Bob Mould sonic freakout.

Photos: North Carolina’s Merge 25 Festival

Merge Records celebrated turning 25 last week, and it capped things off on Saturday with an outdoor festival at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, N.C. with some of the best bands on its roster. The members of D.C. favorite Ex Hex wowed the crowd with their tough-yet-cheeky attitudes. The trio's a powerhouse—it's hard to believe they haven't even [...]

Photos: Bob Mould Plays Workbook at the 9:30 Club

I first saw Bob Mould on a solo acoustic tour around the time that 1989's Workbook, his first solo record after the demise of Husker Du, came out. He played for more than an hour, barely looking up from his guitar, as he ripped through songs at the speed of sound. Fast forward to last night, [...]

Arts Roundup: Pinball Drop Edition

Netflix shakes down Maryland for more House of Cards tax breaks. [AP]
The owner of the Pinball Museum, formerly of Georgetown and Baltimore, is selling off his pinball machines. [WTOP]
Ron Moten and go-go supporters battle Prince George's County on go-go. [NBC 4]
University of Maryland to host symposium on issues in black theater. [WAMU]
The D.C. Docent chimes [...]

Arts Roundup: Workbook Edition

NSO conductor Christoph Eschenbach takes home a Grammy for "best classical compendium." [Post, New York Times]
Baltimore native Maysa on her Grammy nomination [Post]
Max Roach records go to Library of Congress. [AP]
Bob Mould will play Workbook in its entirety at 9:30 Club in March. [9:30 Club]
Mt. Pleasant library evacuated. [PoPville]
Weather delays The Best Man at Keegan Theatre. [Arts [...]

Photos: D.C. Goes to Chicago Riot Fest 2013

By the time ex-D.C. band The Dismemberment Plan hit the Roots Stage at Chicago's 2013 Riot Fest last weekend, the scene was more "Mud of Chicago" than "Ice of Boston" thanks to the full-on downpour in progress. But that didn't seem to dampen the crowd's spirits. (Overheard in the audience before D-Plan began: "I know I [...]

Arts Roundup: North Korea Edition

Chuck D, Bob Mould, Aesop Rock, Garbage, Frank Turner, and other musicians offer condolences for the late 9:30 Club staffer Josh Burdette. [Spin]
Nineteen-year-old Virginia resident dies after partying at Echostage. [AP via WTOP]
Two D.C. rappers start a Kickstarter campaign to fund their (probably ill-advised) plan to shoot a music video in North Korea. [DCist]
Kevin Smith [...]

Arts Roundup: Blowoff Edition

Bob Mould talks about reconciling being an indie-rocker and a gay DJ. [Pitchfork]
David Letterman is no fan of awards shows, but he'll show up at the Kennedy Center Honors anyway. [Post]
D.C. native Rachel Grady discusses her newest documentary, Detropia. [Washingtonian]
Set your memory in motion: Watch this footage of Rare Essence's 31st anniversary concert from 2010. [TMOTTGoGo]

Photos: Sugar/Bob Mould and Edie Sedgwick @ 9:30 Club, Mission of Burma @ Black Cat

Most nights, there is usually good live music happening somewhere in D.C., but Saturday was extra special, especially for people with a taste for distortion and post-punk hooks. Bob Mould brought bassist Jason Narducy and drummer Jon Wurster to the 9:30 Club on Saturday to play all of Sugar's Copper Blue on its 20th anniversary, as [...]

ToDo ToDay: “Women Who Rock” and Union Market

What do Billie Holiday and Lady Gaga have in common? What about Queen Latifah and rockabilly star Wanda Jackson? Well, besides gender and fame, their influence on a deeply sexist recording industry. The final presentation of the National Museum of Women in the Arts’ 25th anniversary season, “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power” traces the [...]