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 [...]
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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 [...]
Lindsay Zoladz has the cover with the look into the local kids-punk scene, which has benefited from a boom in after-school rock academies, and which blows all of our adult authenticity hangups to pieces. Chris Klimek leads the arts section with reviews of Folger's The Gaming Table—a resuscitated 300-year-old comedy involving lots of cards and [...]
Mythomorphic Play: Everyone's talking about Red, Arena Stage's mounting of the John Logan play about Mark Rothko. The theater announced yesterday that the production's preview shows are sold out, and that its run has been extended to March 11—all of this before a single performance. Feh! says the Washington Post's visual art critic Philip Kennicott, [...]