Posts Tagged ‘David Bowie’

We Still Care: A Conversation With Rhett Miller of Old 97’s

Formed in Dallas in 1993, the alt-country act Old 97's combines the heart-tugging wordplay of Townes Van Zandt with the attack of The Clash. After a couple of indie releases in the mid-'90s, the group was the beneficiary of a bidding war, signing with Elektra Records. Their major-label debut, 1997's Too Far to Care, remains [...]

Tonight in Music: Joan as Police Woman @ Black Cat

A recent promo shot captured Joan as Police Woman singer Joan Wasser posing pirate-style—which didn’t, of course, make her the first pop singer with a thing for eyepatches. Perhaps she was paying sartorial homage to David Bowie, whose writing credit appears twice on Wasser’s recent disc of song covers. There’s “Baby,” which Bowie wrote with [...]

Arts Roundup: New Year’s Resolutions for Scenesters Edition

Hello! Underwhelmed by D.C. music of late? So is the A.V. Club D.C.'s Matthew Borlik, who has penned some New Year's resolutions for the District's music scene. The former Washington City Paper staffer and Q & Not U member writes:
From the early ’90s through the early ’00s, the nation knew a D.C. band when it [...]