Posts Tagged ‘Shelby Cinca’

Kickstart This: Zoneplex, Lawnmower Racing, DDP

in which, in the spirit of our recent D.C. Giving Guide, we recommend some worthy Kickstarter projects

THE PROJECT: Zoneplex, a new board game (!) masterminded by former D.C. indie vet Shelby Cinca (Frodus, The Cassettes) and his pal Kenny Jakobsson, in which you, a warrior monk, must gain control of an alien pyramid spacecraft at the center [...]

Get Ready for New Cassettes Songs, Download Old Ones for Free

The Cassettes—your favorite Northern Virginia steam-punk band—are back. Well, they're about to be. The group's been on hiatus since 2008, but frontman Shelby Cinca told Arts Desk last summer that he and his bandmates had a Thanksgiving recording session in the works. Seems it was a success, as the group is releasing its first 7-inch in [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 19

Hey kids, don't forget about the Twitter list. If you're not on it, we're probably still waiting for you to say something worthy of it. But you can rest assured that Far Out vs. Hot Dang is totally panoptical: When you finally do get your game tizzight, we'll see it. Unless we're blacked-out for one [...]

Shelby Cinca Sees More Cassettes Music, Monolithic Domes in His Future

Cinca performs Cassettes songs in an empty theater in Gothenburg, Sweden.
In this week's Washington City Paper, we checked in with two members of the D.C. steampunk band The Cassettes: multi-instrumentalist Stephen Guidry, whose band The Torches has a new EP containing at least one song about vampires, and Arthur Harrison, who has played theremin with [...]

Oscillate Mildly: Arthur Harrison, Noted Rockville Thereminist, Is Happy Busking

Oscillate Mildly
His steampunk days could be behind him, but noted
Rockville thereminist Arthur Harrison is happy busking
By Sadie Dingfelder
It’s a Thursday night at the Black Cat, and aloof 20-somethings in shapeless shirts and skinny jeans are leaning against the bar, angling for drinks. They are temporarily out of luck: The bartender is deep in conversation with [...]