Posts Tagged ‘Dave Nada’

Listen to Nadastrom’s New Mixtape, The Life and Times of Raphael De La Ghetto

The mixtape pays homage to an episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

Nadastrom Talks New Album, Waking up to L.A. Sunshine, and Finding Success Beyond D.C.

Apparently the weather is pretty nice out there.

Listen to Nadastrom’s Charming New EP, Fallen Down

It begins with a persistent tap, as if Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom want to hack into your dreams. Then the faint emergence of radiant synths, which break through the scant stillness and grow more prevalent as the song, "Fallen Down," takes shape. This is moombahton, the decelerated Latin-infused house music Nada created in 2009.
Out today, [...]

DC to BC: Yes, Trillectro Is a Local Festival, Too

Half of the lineup booked for tomorrow’s Trillectro music festival represents the D.C. area. But it’s not clear whether the festival’s target audience knows that.
“If you go online you'll see that people don't think there's a lot of talent from D.C. on the bill,” says Quinn Coleman (aka DJ Spicoli), a member of the promotion [...]

Arts Roundup: Long Weekend Edition

The Washington Monument lights up tonight. [Post]
Book of Mormon lands at the Kennedy Center this week, and Nelson Pressley tries to explain why the musical from the creators of South Park is so broadly popular. (Tickets for the KenCen run are almost completely sold out.) [Post]
If you wanna party with Folklife performers, head to the [...]

Arts Roundup: Goodnight, Roberto Edition

DC-7: The Roberto Clemente Story closes early at Gala Hispanic Theatre. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Stream Red Hare's Nites of Midnite over at Spin—but before you do, read our review of the aggro record. [Spin]
Behold: Adams Morgan's summer concert series! [The 42]
Dave Nada makes a free mix for the rapidly approaching Moombahton Massive party at 9:30 Club. [Moombahton]
D.C. [...]

Dave Nada and Matt Nordstrom Have a Label Now

Moombahton inventor Dave Nada and his Nadastrom compatriot Matt Nordstrom may be L.A. denizens now, but they've remained a regular presence in the District over the last year and change with U Street Music Hall's regular Moombahton Massive parties. Now they've started a label—as all buzzy DJs eventually do?—that's called Diabluma Sound and is devoted to "moombahton [...]

Radio Free D.C.

You've got a few more workday listening options, beginning this month. ESL Music, the label owned by local chill purveyors Thievery Corporation, launched an online radio station today, and it is so, so, so chill. How chill? So chill it's been playing the same chill loop—glossy keys, crowd noise, Rasta-voiced hypeman—since I tuned in like [...]

Download Nadastrom’s Free Scion A/V EP

The last time Scion A/V funded an EP by a band with D.C. roots—that'd be grindcore trio Magrudergrind—things got a little messy. I'm guessing EDM fans are a little bit more forgiving toward corporate sponsorship, so D.C. expats Nadastrom have nothing to worry about: The L.A. duo's new El Baile Diabluma EP will cause no [...]

Don’t Be Bored: O Canada

People love to mock Canadians for being placid, harmless, and adorable, but that stereotype of our neighbors to the north overlooks one critical fact: While folks from Toronto and Montreal might be peaceful and well-meaning, their neighbors in Vancouver don’t fuck around. Just a few months ago, crazed Vancouverites torched half their otherwise idyllic city [...]