Posts Tagged ‘Shat Shorts’

Genre Dysphoria: The Best D.C. Music of 2013

With Chuck Brown in his eternal resting place and Ian MacKaye settled down and playing only occasional dates with The Evens, how has D.C. music moved on?
In 2013, the answer was clearer: This is a hip-hop town, at least more than it was before. The area now has three significant hip-hop exports: trap-rap up-and-comer Fat Trel, [...]

ToDo ToDay: Space Fetish Party! Motown Tributes! A Talking Heads Cover Band!

Fans of Alien know that in space, no one can hear you scream. But is the same true at a space-themed fetish party? Find out at Galactic Bound, a futuristic, fetishistic extravaganza at Phase 1 Dupont. There will be hoods. Handcuffs. The sexy space-themed Cosmos Crew dancers. Industrial and electronic dance music from DJ Vlad McNeally. [...]

Set Your Summer to Chill With Thomas Collins

Take one D.C. hardcore punk screamer, one Brooklyn hip-hop producer and sound engineer, a spoonful of summer spirit, a bottled-up idea of what chillwave should sound like, a dash of a potent gin drink, shake well, strain, and press play. That's the precise mix of ingredients that went into making Thomas Collins, a part-local "chillwave" [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 16

Gentle readers, today Far Out vs. Hot Dang is here to warn you not to reflect too much upon 2010. Nostalgia generally is for suckers. You'll thank us for saying it now, rather than three weeks from now. And while you're striving to avoid suckerishness, we've got the usual dose of cool-ish shit and hot-ish [...]

This Week in WCP Arts: Artisphere Opens, Katherine Heigl Surprises, Shat Shorts Shit Out a Classic

Erin Petty leads off the arts section with her discerning look at Artisphere, the new multipurpose resident arts center in Rosslyn that opens this weekend. Tricia Olszewski reviews two films about interrupted lives, and finds herself dismissing the new film by indie favies Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, and digging the new romantic dramedy starring [...]