Posts Tagged ‘Noon:30’

Arts Roundup: Who Are You Wearing? Edition

Company E's debut dance performance: so-so. [WaPo]
Philip Kennicott rounds up some of his recent clips, is still bummed you can't find them on the WaPo website. [Kennicott]
Ned Martel observes the Oscar red carpet, interviews himself. [The Style Blog]
Dear Freer: Blog more! [D.C. Docent]
Noon:30 and Priests perform at Comet [City Desk]
This weekend on Arts Desk: Gn'R! [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Citizen of the Universe

Carl Craig, native of Detroit, is a citizen of the universe. Through his uncountable aliases and projects, the producer and DJ has taught millions what Detroit techno is about, and how much farther it can go. Still, amid all that bridge-building, he also burned a couple. Planet E, his 20-year-old label, is hinged on Craig’s [...]

D.C. Nein? DC9’s Nearly Smooth Return to Business as Usual

By its own count, DC9 hasn’t had any trouble attracting musicians since Ali Ahmed Mohammed died feet from the 9th Street NW venue one year ago. “Hundreds, if not thousands, of bands have played since that time,” says Steve Lambert, who books acts at DC9 and other venues in the District. “DC9’s been booking full storm [...]

Parking Deck Sessions: Noon:30

We've been digging Noon:30 for a while, but we've never heard the D.C./New York group like this. The band, now a two-piece, stopped by the City Paper parking deck last week to record a short set, but the two songs they played—"The Dream Architect" and "Peter Pan"—were nothing like the group's Pylon-esque post-punk that we [...]

Shock Diamond Makes Plans for 2014, Remixes True Womanhood, Noon:30, Hume

D.C.'s Shock Diamond is kind of like health-care reform: He's got big plans for 2014.
On his Bandcamp page, two of his releases are dated 2014—you can download and stream both, though.
But first, you'll want to listen to DC Re:MIXtape, the only item on the page dated 2010. On it, Shock Diamond turns songs by local [...]

Clip Job: Five Off-the-Wall Collaborative Performances

There's more to life than gigs.
A handful of area musicians are keeping that notion in mind this weekend, stepping outside their comfort zones for collaborative, one-night-only performances. There's Zomes, the drone-y project of Lungfish's Asa Osborne, which performs tonight at the Writer's Center in Bethesda as part of the ongoing Story/Stereo series. For the performance, [...]

Shudder to Tweet

Sampling the thought-streams of DC musicians past and present.
Beauty Pill (Chad Clark):
-Sitting at a cafe, eating a sandwich & overhearing a very awkward first date at the table to my left. Guy working too hard, girl turned off.
-Mary Timony gives guitar lessons. That seems like something I invented in my head, but it's true. Is [...]

Head-Roc’s Mouth

An occasional feature in which esteemed D.C. rapper Head-Roc shares what’s on his mind.
On Saturday, August 22, Mustafa Akbar (Riddems Crew ,Thievery Corporation, Fort Knox Five, Nappy), hosts the 7th annual MuStock, a D.C. indie music festival held on his ancestral farmland down in Lignum, Va.

Weekend Music Round-Up


Eric Felten Jazz Orchestra. Blues Alley. $25.
L.A. Guns w/ Mis-Fit, Tilt, Sinner’s Trail, Bitter Pill. Jaxx. $18/$20. +21.
Sheryl Crow, Ari Hest. Filene Center at Wolf Trap. $30-$48.
TheoryCast, ReVeL, Fight The Bear, Conshafter. Rock and Roll Hotel. $10. All ages.
DC Summer Extravaganza w/ Tittsworth, Nadastrom, Will Eastman, Bobby Jae & Ken Lazee, Dmerit. 9:30 club. [...]

Music Round-Up: Wednesday Edition

Happy Hump Day! Tonight's D.C. music events, culled from our Summer Music Guide and beyond.

Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Jon Snodgrass (Drag the River), Chad Rex. Black Cat Backstage. $10. All ages.
Sol Blues. Bangkok Blues. $5.
Yazarah. Blues Alley. $20. All ages.
Noon:30, The Press, Achtung Panda. DC9. $8. +21.
Northwestern University Bienen School of Music. Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. [...]