Posts Tagged ‘Louis Weeks’

Arts Roundup: Lets Open Up This Pit Edition

Plus: RhizomeDC expands performance space.

Sound City: The Best Local Music of 2015

Our favorite local music of 2015, as voted on by our music writers.

Louis Weeks: Commercial Composer by Day, Alt-Pop Philosopher by Night

The experimental musician's latest album debuts a fuller sound that revels in its excess fat.

Song Premiere: Louis Weeks Lights His Favorite Tunes on “Fire”

"If I could find a way to forget about all of the pop and rock and classical influences, I might be able to make something really unique."

Sounds About Right: The Best Local Albums of 2014

Replay the year in D.C.'s raddest albums and EPs.

One Track Mind: Stranger in the Alps’ “Black Box”

“We live in a time when communication is part of the atmosphere. So, the prospect of being unable to communicate is more terrifying than ever.”

One Track Mind: Louis Weeks, shift/away

Standout Track: No. 7, “Fold,” the first single from Louis Weeks’ new LP, shift/away. The electronic pop song meditates on a centuries-old art: origami. “One fold, two times, two sides, one side divided, two times inside it,” chants Weeks, a 25-year-old Mount Pleasant resident. From there, the track offers a quick spelling lesson (“C-R-A-N-E-N-A-R-C”—"crane" spelled [...]

ToDo ToDay: Step Afrika!, Funny Moms, and a New Bar in Shaw

One of the District’s most spectacular holiday programs involves audience participation, a DJ named Frosty the Snowman, and a dozen dancers stomping the stage about as hard as humanly possible. Back for its second season, Step Afrika!’s “Magical Musical Holiday Step Show” pairs the company’s famously fast-paced stepping with a heavy dose of holiday cheer. [...]