Kids, dogs, and many mainstays of the D.C. music scene were on hand last night to see power-pop and post-hardcore at Fort Reno. Leading Title Tracks, John Davis provided power-pop accompaniment for the dreams of those Tenleytown kids with a 9:30 p.m. bedtime. And J. Robbins' current band, Office of Future Plans, tore up [...]
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Pictureplane, the 26-year-old producer Travis Egedy, makes big-room music for small spaces. Tonight, touring on his clubbiest album yet, Thee Physical, he’s playing the least clubby of venues—Subterranean A, a private residence located around the corner and down a staircase from a cluster of actual nightclubs. But there’s no irony [...]
Music enthusiasts of a certain stripe—those old enough to remember the halcyon days of ’90s indie rock—are always eager to hear the latest from legendary guitarist and producer J. Robbins, who cut his teeth in seminal D.C. bands like Jawbox and Government Issue. What cannot be taken for granted, however, is that Robbins, now in [...]
There's no shortage of news from the land of Ian MacKaye today. As if to remind us all that the band members indirectly responsible for Wugazi's recent success still in fact make original music, The Evens were just officially added to the Fort Reno schedule. The acoustic art punks haven't brought their musical partnership into [...]
Bells≥ is not what you think. Headed up by drummer Zach Barocas, who spent the mid-'90s holding Jawbox together with a peculiar style and intimidating precision, the quartet plays extended, intricate instrumental jams. Bells≥ also features Adam Riser, formerly the bassist of Oxford Collapse, and zero vocalists. The expansive songs on the band's self-released EP, There Are Crashes, [...]
Everyone have their tickets? The big weekend is nigh.
Back in the fall The Dismemberment Plan announced the opening acts for its three shows in Washington this weekend. And if you're wondering who will be warming Black Cat and 9:30 Club audiences ahead of the main sets, don't worry, Arts Desk has you covered.
Friday, Jan. 21, Black [...]
Just a few days after launching a Kickstarter campaign to help cover the costs of its debut release, Office of Future Plans reached the $2,500 project goal. Which means the band should have no trouble having its 7-inch ready for its show with The Dismemberment Plan at the 9:30 Club on Jan. 23.
Before OFP's forthcoming [...]
Ever wanted to hire J. Robbins' new band, Office of Future Plans, to record a cover of your favorite song? Well, now that dream is a reality... if you've got an extra $1,000 hidden under your mattress.
Office of Future Plans is readying its debut 7-inch, and the band has launched a Kickstarter campaign to cover [...]
Dismemberment Plan announced the opening acts for the three D.C. shows kicking off its reunion mini-tour next January in support of the reissue of 1999's Emergency & I. The opening-night show on Jan. 21 at The Black Cat will be led off by Tereu Tereu, the noisy pop band fronted by City Paper contributor Ryan Little, [...]
Good morning! Lenny Campello, author of the forthcoming book 100 Washington Artists, isn't happy—at all—with Kriston Capps' Arts Desk piece on him from yesterday, and says so at length on his D.C. Art News blog. Jeffry Cudlin—artist, curator, WCP art critic—has some thoughts on his blog, which he gets to after having some fun with [...]