Posts Tagged ‘Ian Svenonius’

WAMA Thinks Kid Congo Powers and Ian Svenonius Are the Same Person

Will "Ian Kid Congo Svenonius" win best pop-rock instrumentalist?

Photos: Chain and the Gang at MLK Library

Chain and the Gang at MLK Library for the Capital Fringe Music in the Library Series,
January 23rd.  © 2015 Matt Dunn
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Photos: Chain and the Gang at @ Comet Ping Pong

Six Degrees of Separation from Ex Hex

One of D.C.'s biggest sonic exports of the year has connections to Fidel Castro, Azealia Banks, and Beavis & Butthead.

Photos: Chain and the Gang @ Comet Ping Pong

 
Chain and the Gang at Comet Ping Pong, Sept. 20th.

Photos: Olivia Neutron-John @ Meeps

Olivia Neutron-John, LP Release and video premiere at Meeps, Sept. 18th.
 
 

Photo: Chain and the Gang

Listen to a New Chain and the Gang Song, Watch a New Chain and the Gang Video

When Ian Svenonius, per his anti-gentrification salvo "Devitalize," has turned back D.C.'s tide of cool bars, soaring property values, and, um, sanitary sewage infrastructure, will the rest of us also dress like we stepped out of a mid-'80s Kix concert? Spiv and his Chain and the Gang bandmates look appropriately trashy in the new, awesomely green-screened video for "Devitalize," [...]

An Appetizer-Sized Rumination Upon the New Ex Hex Video

Above is the new food-oriented video for "Hot And Cold," a nifty power-pop tune by the D.C. band Ex Hex, featuring a cameo by Ian Svenonius. Below is the food-oriented video for "The One Thing" by INXS, an Australian band led by Michael Hutchence. The question must be asked: Is Svenonius sexier than Hutchence?

Ian Svenonius Wants to Devitalize Your Neighborhood

This new Chain & the Gang song is an anti-gentrification anthem, right? "I wanna devitalize the city/I wanna devitalize the air/I wanna devitalize just about everywhere," chants songwriter/vocalist Ian Svenonius on "Devitalize," a track that premiered today on Vice's Noisey outlet.
The song is from the band's forthcoming album, Minimum Rock 'n' Roll, out on Svenonius' Radical [...]

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