Despite media chatter about a recent “cassette resurgence,” most people still haven't re-embraced the tape. Anyone under 30 probably associates them with their parents' music collections, and only a slim margin of record nerds knows about their prevalence among obscure noise and punk bands. But soon, you'll be able to buy cassettes from big-name bands [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Deerhunter’
Smithsonian begins cobbling together an agriculture archive. [WTOP]
D.C.'s Office of Motion Picture and Television Development revamps its website. [MPTD]
Duke Ellington students prepare to perform with Patti LaBelle. [WJLA]
American University's WVAU, University of Maryland's WMUC, George Washington University's WRGW, and Sixth & I Historic Synagogue team up to present a Deerhunter show at the synagogue April 22. [...]
Morning, all! If anyone can determine below in comments the reference I'm making in the hed, which also ties in with one of the items in my post, you'll win a fabulous prize my admiration.
Every month, I eagerly anticipate the arrival of Vanity Fair in my mailbox, because Vanity Fair is awesome. And it's already [...]
Yes, we've already chewed on Deerhunter a lot this week. Let the chewing continue!
Ryan Little: As a relative newcomer to Deerhunter's spacey tuneage, I have to say Halcyon Digest is a welcome push toward more accessible songwriting. Cryptograms lost me in the ether for a bit, and this album feels more anchored. I'm interested to [...]
There's something improbable about Deerhunter, especially now that they're playing clubs as big as the 9:30. They don't look like much; or maybe it's that they look like they could've been a lot of other things, including not a rock band at all.* But last night they sounded utterly satisfying. Two things:
1. I'm not sure [...]
While we've got the Transformers 3 crew in town, would it be too much to ask that Michael Bay include a scene of one of the Decepticons smashing the burger-hating, anti-small business law offices of Steptoe & Johnson?
Yeah, the big robot show is underway on the Eastern end of the National Mall. TBD's Ryan Kearney [...]
Somehow tonight's Deerhunter show at the 9:30 Club is not sold out, so consider revising whatever plans you have. But don't take my word for it; here's City Paper's Mike Kuntz:
Bradford Cox is like Stephen Malkmus from hell. A tangled mess of frustration, self-doubt, and melodic genius, he is as troubled and inspired a frontman [...]
Sonic Youth: "Sacred Trickster"
For a while there Sonic Youth was becoming a band that your dad could maybe get down with. Well, as long as your dad was a baby boomer with a taste for Bare Trees-era Fleetwood Mac. No more, though. “Sacred Trickster”, from the band’s forthcoming record The Eternal, brings back the diminished [...]