Posts Tagged ‘Pilesar’

Head to Head: Phil Adé vs. Philippa Hughes

A new series in which two local figures share their thoughts on developments in D.C.-area culture. For this edition, we talk to Maryland rapper Phil Adé and Pink Line Project founder Philippa Hughes.

Washington City Paper: This week, the Sonic Circuits Festival released its annual District of Noise compilation, a collection of local experimental music. This [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Ferryesque

Bryan Ferry’s music is the epitome of Euro soul: smooth and sexy, yes, but—unlike American R&B—steeped in Teutonic cool. The Roxy Music singer and solo star doesn’t make rip-off-your-clothes-and-get-freaky-in-your-bedroom jams; it’s all slow-motion espionage, illicit rendezvous in centuries-old hotels, and stolen kisses in the night. The 66-year-old sartorialist will forever look the part of a [...]

Sonic Circuits Has a Posse, and They’re All on This Comp

With the hardcore kids all grown up and go-go frequently looking back, it might seem that nothing new is sounding in Washington. But right now, there seem to be more D.C. bands and artists playing challenging, thought-provoking music than ever before. And some of the best, most frequently rewarding ones are collected here [...]

Area C, Mem1, Fast Forty @ Pyramid Atlantic: A Week in Review

Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center has had a busy week. With three shows curated by the Sonic Circuits crew in four days, the cozy Silver Spring gallery has given experimental music fans in the District plenty of opportunities to get their fill. Thursday's performances by Fast Forty, Area C, and Mem1 provided a pleasant bookend to [...]