Posts Tagged ‘RDGLDGRN’

Arts Roundup: Wayne’s World Edition

Ex-Ford's Theatre chairman Wayne Reynolds throws a fancy party to pitch his ideas for the Corcoran. [Post]
Arts Desk fave RDGLDGRN plays Jimmy Kimmel. [Absolute Punk]
More about The River and the Mountain, the play controversial in Uganda for featuring a gay character, that comes to Artisphere this weekend. [D.C. Theatre Scene]
Capital Fringe wins the Washington Post [...]

RDGLDGRN’s Red Gold Green EP, Reviewed

Something intriguing happens on "Doing the Most," RDGLDGRN's high-wattage collaboration with producers Dave Grohl and Pharrell Williams. At first, frontman Green sings longingly over a straightforward electronic pop track. Then, suddenly, the song breaks into a raucous go-go jam accentuated by Grohl's snare-heavy percussion and Red's well-timed guitar stabs. For the band, it's a perfect blend [...]

Listen: RDGLDGRN, “I Love Lamp” with Dave Grohl

Two weeks ago, Reston, Va., band RDGLDGRN released "Million Fans," a hard-charging track with gritty drums and edgy guitar chords. It was the band's first single since 2011's "I Love Lamp," which blended pounding go-go percussion with lighthearted Caribbean notes.
The single was infectious enough, though it sounded a lot like the RDGLDGRN members' old band, [...]

Listen: RDGLDGRN, “Million Fans”

When The Five One broke up last year, its members didn't seem sure where the chips would fall. The Reston, Va., quartet had recently finished its RED BLUE GREEN GOLD LP, and had big plans for its release and promotion. Those plans went nowhere.
Since then, Blue has gone solo and his debut mixtape, I Can [...]

Marcus J. Moore’s Five Favorite DMV Albums of 2011

A lot of releases caught my ear this year, including projects from Kokayi, lowercase letters, DTMD, Jon Laine, and others. At the same time, the always-endless stream of mixtapes made it damn near impossible to catch everything.
For the second year in a row, I voted in WKYS's list of the hottest local rappers. (So far, Nos. 3-10 have [...]

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