Posts Tagged ‘Bowerbirds’

How All Our Noise Became One of D.C.’s Best Music Blogs

At first, Victor Alejándro Aguilar and Raul Zahir De Leon didn't mean for All Our Noise to take on its own life. "We had this DJ night we were trying to promote," says De Leon. "We had this idea we would have this blog mostly to promote this night." Their Marquis party at Napoleon may not [...]

Arts Roundup: Drizzy Edition

North Carolina folkies Bowerbirds played a semi-secret show inside an art installation at The Lightbox. [Liz Gorman, ReadysetDC]
Theater critic Peter Marks applauds Woolly Mammoth for sticking with Mike Daisey. [Post]
Janet Biggs, on making video art about sulfur mines in Indonesia. [Express]
Drake, Waka Flocka Flame, J. Cole, Meek Mill, 2 Chainz, and French Montana perform at the [...]

ToDo ToDay: Bike Snob!

A reading from a book about bicycle commuting, right next to the Capital Crescent Trail in downtown Bethesda? Ordinarily, that sounds like a recipe for a lot of two-wheeled triumphalism. But maybe not when the author is Eben Weiss, better known to self-loathing cyclists as Bike Snob NYC, whose eponymous, hilarious blog about the joys, [...]

Sharon Van Etten: “I Feel Like a Cheesy Kate Bush”

In 2009, for one week, Sharon Van Etten locked herself up in the basement of her Brooklyn apartment complex, armed with votes of confidence—from critics, from TV on the Radio's Kyp Malone, from The Antlers, who even invited her to contribute vocals to last year's critical darling, Hospice. She also had a harmonium.
Van Etten once feared [...]

Festival Watch: Umbrella, Troika, All Tomorrow’s Parties

A semi-regular look at music festival news, rumors, and gossip
2009 Umbrella Music Festival: Our pals over at the Chicago Reader noted in their ’09 Fall Arts Guide that the Umbrella Music Festival “is eclipsed only by the Chicago Jazz Festival as the most impressive and adventurous jazz event of the year.” Since those guys seem [...]