Posts Tagged ‘Honeybunch’

Lotsa Pop Losers Festival: An Oral History

The Lotsa Pop Losers festival was held in Bethesda, Md., and Washington, D.C. on October 26 and 27, 1991. Jointly sponsored by local labels Simple Machines, Teen-Beat, and Slumberland, the event served as a showcase for some of the more pop-oriented indie-rock bands active on the East Coast, pulling together bands from New York, Boston, [...]

chickfactor’s Anniversary Shows at Artisphere: What We Learned

As promised, everyone partied like it was 1992 Friday and Saturday night at Artisphere for the 20th anniversary of chickfactor, the indie-pop zine founded in D.C.—in fact, by Washington City Paper staffers—back when indie didn't connote NPR adoration and Billboard placements. Erica Bruce took some pictures. And this is what we learned.
Between most songs in [...]