Posts Tagged ‘G-Flux’

ToDo ToDay: Panda Bear, John Waters, and a Sculpture Tour

As Panda Bear, Animal Collective founding member Nick Lennox mixes noisy pop experiments with fantastical lyrics about parents ripping off their limbs and aversions to tempura. If a heaping helping of electronic noise seems slightly overwhelming, opening act Regal Degal’s lo-fi garage-rock sound will make up for Lennox’s quiet wails. Read more >>> Panda Bear performs [...]

ToDo ToDay: Slayer, G-Flux, and a Book Fair

When Slayer bassist-vocalist Tom Araya sings the lyrics of 2006’s “Jihad” on the album Christ Illusion, he sounds every bit the terrorist depicted in the song. But that, too, is an illusion: Despite Slayer’s decades of confounding conservative folks with outrageous tunes, the veteran thrashers traffic in the same obscene fantasy as horror films. Read more >>> Slayer [...]

One Track Mind: G-Flux, “Ritmo Universal”

Standout Track: Side A, “Ritmo Universal,” a nu-cumbia cut from NoMa resident Gustavo Naranjo, aka G-Flux. The reggae-leaning track from his new 7-inch—the first local release on Arlington-via-Brooklyn label Electric Cowbell—features vocals from cumbiatronica stars El Comanche and Larry Mon of Guadalajara’s Los Master Plus. (The song also appears on his album, G-Sound.) “I knew [...]

ToDo ToDay: FotoWeek, Fall Fringe, Corcoran Community Day, and James Blake

NoMa could never be called the District’s most visually appealing neighborhood. But it has played host to heaps of local photography this year—notably during the recent FotoBazaar, and now, for the sixth annual edition of FotoWeek. This year’s photo festival kicks off tonight with a hipster-flavored cocktail-and-dance party at FotoWeek’s official HQ at the National [...]