Posts Tagged ‘Martyn’

Martyn Will Release a New Album, The Air Between Words, in June

In December, EDM producer Martyn dropped this nifty little gem, "Be My Own Pupil." He created it during the sessions for his new album, The Air Between Words, his third full-length album and the first since 2011's Ghost People.
The Air Between Words is out June 16 on Ninja Tune, Martyn announced today. He says it stems from a [...]

Arts Roundup: Small Press Expo Edition

Small Press Expo announces its 2013 schedule. [ComicsDC]
The comedy festival Bentzen Ball will return to D.C. this fall. [Post]
Netherlands transplant and Virginia electronic-music producer Martyn makes a mix for Little White Earbuds. [Little White Earbuds]
Amherst College's Board of Trustees wants to remove and investigate six marble panels on Folger Shakespeare Library's façade. [Washington Business Journal]
The [...]

Arts Roundup: 2 Chainz Edition

2 Chainz acquitted of his Maryland drug charge. [AP via Huffington Post D.C.]
More about the massive Glenstone museum expansion in Potomac [Architect]
WAMU on D.C. band Ugly Purple Sweater, whose Columbia Heights anthem "DC USA" we named "Best Local Ode." [WAMU]
Rolling Stone deems 9:30 Club the "Best Big Room in America." [Rolling Stone]
Watch: A new, heavy [...]

Arts Roundup: Nu-Metal Edition

The Dutch-born D.C. area producer Martyn on today's popular electronic music: "I think the sound of dubstep and electro-house took hold of the U.S. and it didn’t evolve into club music. It evolved into stadium music. It sounds more like nu-metal." [Post]
CulturalDC announces a new public-art project at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library [Art 202]
D.C. band [...]

Arts Roundup: Suburbs + Dubstep = Good? Edition

Peter Marks: Round House Theatre's new producing artistic director, Ryan Rilette, could put the suburban company on the same level as Studio Theatre and Arena Stage [Post]
Chris Richards profiles Martyn, the talented Dutch dubsteppish producer who resides in Northern Virginia—and recently became a U.S. citizen [Post]
Eisenhower Memorial's metal tapestries may be unsafe, report says [DCist]
George [...]

On Hello Darkness, Martyn Keeps the Party Going

Dutch dubstep producer Martyn doesn't play many D.C. shows, although he lives in northern Virginia. “I don’t know why,” he told me in October. “There doesn’t seem to be much going on, for whatever reason. I’m still a happy man because I’m playing good gigs” in Boston, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
And it's not like he's [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Shear Madness, DC9, John Fahey

Benjamin R. Freed has an excellent oral history of the long-running Shear Madness, which has been delighting tourists and other frequently looked-down-upon demographics at the Kennedy Center for 24 years. Included in the package is Bob Mondello's re-review of the play, 24 years after he first savaged Shear Madness in the pages of Washington City [...]

Arts Roundup: Everybody Sweeps Edition

Not Edited in iPhoto: A 1982 photograph of later Apple leader Steve Jobs is now hanging in the National Portrait Gallery, writes Maura Judkis on Arts Post. The image finds Jobs standing above atop the logo of the company he co-founded. You can find it on the first floor of the museum. If you visit it [...]

Tonight @ Loda: Martyn

Looks like Deyv from Eighty-Eight D.C. followed through on the promise he made in the comments section of our Q&A with DJ/producer Martyn last month: Tonight's showcase for Eighty-Eight's weekly Loda series will feature a set from the Dutch-born, Virginia-based bass superstar himself, along with a whole host of local talent.
Martyn's debut album, Great Lengths, [...]

Q&A: Martyn

Tracing the global proliferation of dubstep's subsonic frequencies over the past few years, it makes some sense that Dutch DJ Martijn Deykers (aka Martyn) was lumped in with the genre as it spilled from South London's FWD>> dancefloor. The chest-caving bass and shuffling riddims exhibited on Martyn's string of 12"s and remixes in 2007 and [...]

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