Posts Tagged ‘Maybe Baby’

WCP Does SXSW: Windian Records Throws Stones

Every March, South by Southwest corrals the music industry in Austin, Texas. Record labels, publicists, and hip blogs program warring bills throughout the Texas capital’s 200 venues; red-eyed bands cram eight gigs into three days. The taco trucks are superb. Everybody’s there.
But Travis Jackson, the owner and founder of Windian Records, is opting out this year.
“Talking [...]

The Year in One Track Minds: A Final Post About 2010

Our One Track Mind feature–a brief but in-depth look at the process behind a single song—is one of our favorite ways to keep up with D.C.'s musical output. In 2010, we published 45 of them. Looking back, we—shocker!—picked up lots of rock tracks in 2010, with hip-hop coming in second place. There was also scattered [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 17

No deep reflections or wise words this week. Just housekeeping: If one of your tweets has been immortalized in Far Out vs. Hot Dang, you are forever a member of the Twitter list. YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE CULTURAL ELITE. Be cool about it, OK?

"I get a lot of compliments on my female figures"
"Though [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Peekaso, Candide, Daft Punk

Marcus J. Moore leads this week's arts section with his profile of Demont "Peekaso" Pinter, a visual artist who's Raheem DeVaughn's art director and an on-stage fixture on the city's hip-hop and R&B circuits. Trey Graham raves about the production of Leonard Bernstein's Candide currently on stage at Shakespeare Theatre Company. Film critic Tricia Olszewski has [...]

Five New Singles From Windian Records

How anyone keeps a new record label afloat in 2010 is beyond me, but the former drummer of the recently disbanded The Points, Travis Jackson, seems to be doing it right. Windian Records hones in on no-bullshit, party-loving punk and keeps pressing small runs of high-caliber wax for their lo-fi rock and roll. Today, five new [...]

Live Saturday: Fight Club, D.C.’s Skating Valhalla, Hosts Its Final Show

Five years after its founding by like-minded D.C. skaters, and almost three years after they shut it down, Fight Club D.C. is closing. This time it's for good.
Located in Blagden Alley, the Shaw warehouse—a home to skateboarding as well as art shows, live music, and parties—will host its final show this Saturday with performances by [...]