Posts Tagged ‘phish’

I Love Cassettes, and That’s Why I Don’t Love Cassette Store Day

Despite media chatter about a recent “cassette resurgence,” most people still haven't re-embraced the tape. Anyone under 30 probably associates them with their parents' music collections, and only a slim margin of record nerds knows about their prevalence among obscure noise and punk bands. But soon, you'll be able to buy cassettes from big-name bands [...]

Arts Roundup: Straight Up Go-Go Edition

The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities announces a screening of the documentary Straight Up Go-Go, paired with a live performance by Rare Essence, at the Lincoln Theatre Feb. 22. [Art 202]
AFI Silver Theatre adds another showing of The Legend of Cool 'Disco' Dan. [Post]
Virginia Democrats want you to read Republican Attorney General Ken [...]

Full Disclosure: Fugazi’s Live Series Is a Lot More Than Angry Banter

In 2009, a 45-minute MP3 of audio from Fugazi concerts cropped up on punk and indie-rock blogs. But it wasn’t a musical recording: Instead, James Burns, the fan behind the file, had cobbled together choice clips of outrageous stage banter. The collage not only affirmed the band’s reputation for hardline punk diatribes (“Would the gentleman in [...]

Fugazi Live Archive Launches Thursday

Remember when you paid $5 to see that life-changing, all-ages show where Guy Picciotto hung upside down from a basketball hoop? Or when Ian MacKaye stretched out the insanity of "23 Beats Off" for just a few minutes more? It's time to relive all those memories, folks...
In news that should make Phish jealous, The New [...]

Weekend Music Roundup: XIB, Phish, Title Tracks


The Hundred in the Hands. DC9. $8. +18
XIB, ABM w/ UEB, Main Attraction. Le Pearl Ballroom. All ages.
Tinariwen w/ Miles Seaton (Akron/Family), Geologist (Animal Collective)- DJ set. 9:30 Club. $30. All ages.
Billy Woodward and the Senders w/ Nunchucks, the Charlots. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
Wavves w/ Cloud Nothings, Farewell Republic. Rock and Roll Hotel. $12. All ages.
NSO Pops: [...]

If You Write to Your Congressperson About Climate Change Legislation, Dave Matthews Will Send You Free Bonnaroo Music. If You Don’t Write Your Congressperson, You Can Still Download Free Bonnaroo Music, but You Will Be a Bad Person.

Before John Mayer was pissing people off with tone-deaf racial pronouncements, he was writing bullshit songs about complacent optimism. To wit, his "People Get Ready"-once-removed album cut of "Waiting on the World to Change," which appeared on the radio this morning. And I thought, not for the first time, "Yeah, not exactly what Curtis Mayfield [...]