Posts Tagged ‘Nitemoves’

Genre Dysphoria: The Best D.C. Music of 2013

With Chuck Brown in his eternal resting place and Ian MacKaye settled down and playing only occasional dates with The Evens, how has D.C. music moved on?
In 2013, the answer was clearer: This is a hip-hop town, at least more than it was before. The area now has three significant hip-hop exports: trap-rap up-and-comer Fat Trel, [...]

One Track Mind: Nitemoves, Themes

Standout Track: No. 6, “Ashe,” from Themes, the second album from Columbia Heights’ Rory O’Connor, aka Nitemoves. The whole LP is filled with soft-edged electronica, but “Ashe” has a particularly sparse and lovely ambiance—and it was almost lost. “The project file got corrupted so I had to make do with a previous monotape bounce,” says [...]

Listen: New Music from Nitemoves and Ploy

Last week one of the best local electronic releases of the year came out, and very few people around here seemed to notice: Themes, the second full-length release from D.C.'s Nitemoves.
Something like half ambient and half pop, Themes (released on the Moodgadget label) comes straight from the brain of Rory O'Connor, perhaps better known as [...]