Posts Tagged ‘Neko Case’

Arts Roundup: Extended Service Edition

Metro extends service for tonight's Drake concert at Verizon Center. [WJLA]
Before you see her second show at Lincoln Theatre tonight, watch Neko Case play a Tiny Desk concert. [NPR]
Arnold Schwarzenegger was in D.C. last night. [WJLA]
D.C. jazz pianist Dick Morgan has died. [Post]
Bootsy Collins bails on his agreement to serve food at Miriam's Kitchen yesterday, but [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Raw Power

It’s unbelievable that an MP3 file or a slab of wax could contain the fury of Dope Body’s latest album, Nupping. The band mixes boisterous alt-funk, damaged noise rock, and aggressive post-punk, spikes the result with a bit of soul and hip-hop, and plays with enough intensity to make the album seem like a plausible [...]

Photos: Neko Case @ Black Cat

National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Rocco Landesman probably isn't the first person who comes to mind when a musician playing the Black Cat announces she has a special guest. But then again, Neko Case is anything but usual. (Landesman and Case, who promotes literacy awareness, repped the D.C. chapter of  826 National, a literacy [...]

Arts Roundup: ‘Hug a Luftmensch’ Edition

Morning, folks!
I’m not exactly sure what sort of necromantic Russian energy drinks Ann Hornaday and the rest of the critical community were slugging when they persuaded skeptics like me to shell out $11 for Hot Tub Time Machine with the promise of high-concept camp. The movie tries to cash in on the whole bromance thing, [...]

The Sleigher: Aqua Teen Hunger Force’s Have Yourself a Meaty Little Christmas

HO HO WHO: The voices of Adult Swim’s animated Aqua Teen Hunger Force try to position themselves as a depraved Alvin and the Chipmonks, with arch, left-field takes on Christmas classics—like “Jingle Bells Deep,” “’Twas the Night Before Jesus,” and “All I Want for Christmas is My One Front Tooth.”

Q & A With Jon Rauhouse

Multi-instrumentalist Jon Rauhouse is one of those musicians whose skill and easygoing manner keeps him in high demand. He started playing in bands in 1977 (on banjo), eventually landing with the Grievous Angles in the 90's. He's recorded and played live with Calexioco and the Waco Brothers and even dabbled live with the Boxmasters prior [...]