Posts Tagged ‘Les Rhinoceros’

ToDo ToDay: M.A.K.U. Sound System! Fourth of July Festivities!

There are a lot of people who would cringe at the thought of seeing an "Afro-Colombian punk and folkloric funk band," as the M.A.K.U. Sound System refers to itself. Not because any of those things individually is a turnoff, but because collectively the words could imply a high-concept world-beat overreach. There’s really only one thing [...]

Jazz Setlist, Dec. 20-26: Not Really a Setlist

Do two items really constitute a "list"? It's a scant week for jazz, obviously. But there are a couple of important gigs you should know about.
Thursday, December 20
Vivid though the term is, there's not much to be done with the descriptor "zombie jazz." It tells you little about the music of Father Figures, who coined [...]

Sonic Circuits: GX Jupitter-Larsen Knows How to Make an Audience Riot

GX Jupitter-Larsen is probably one of the most infamous noise musicians in the world. A dubious distinction, yes, and if you find the term “noise musician” a bit counter-intuitive, you’d be right once again. Jupitter-Larsen has long maintained that what he makes, whatever you call it, isn't meant to be musical. His [...]

Sockets Records’ Fall Mix 2010: Collage Pop for All

Local label Sockets Records has been a D.C. fixture for more than half a decade now, but 2010 has been a banner year: A handful of strong releases, a live showcase last January, a pretty awesome zine. And yesterday, its latest seasonal mix.
It draws from the label's regular roster as well as other locals, from [...]

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