Posts Tagged ‘The Dance Party’

Far Out Vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 8

As the seasons change, there is NO change in the mighty Far Out vs. Hot Dang. We still hear everything that is rattling around in D.C.'s cultural chasm. And, well, we choose to ignore a lot of it. The rest? It ends up here, assembled for your pleasure. Aw yeah.

Pierce Brosnan apparently is "beefcake"
Still bitchy [...]

The Dance Party Return to D.C.—Maybe with Strippers

If you love Toto, the Darkness, and Sugarcult, then prepare for your panties to get in a twist. Members of all three bands worked on the Dance Party’s over-the-top and synth-happy debut, Touch, which comes out on the Hell Ya! Records on Sept. 28. You can hear a remix of the track “Runaway” on the [...]

D.C. Party-Rock Digest No.1: The Dance Party and the Factory

An occasional feature that, God willing, will never appear in this space again
The last time we checked in with the Dance Party—that would be the time the dudes behind Fan Death Records called it a "garbage band"—the sweatband-loving D.C. synthpop group was in L.A. recording its major-label debut. Now via the band's publicist, we learn [...]

Snobpocalypse! Fan Death Unleashes Storm of Criticism, Butt-Hurt

On Jan. 26, the local music blog All Our Noise posted an interview with Sean Gray and Chris Berry, the owners of College Park–based Fan Death Records. Chatting with reporter Denman C. Anderson, the pair discussed their favorite bands, the history of their label, and their plans to release a comedy LP.
The D.C. blogosphere went [...]

Fan Death Records to D.C. Bands: “Stop Sucking”

It's hard to deny that Sean Gray and Christopher Berry have some bragging rights. In the last year their label, Fan Death, has put out a number of noisy 7-inches, 12-inches, and cassettes, including music by Drunkdriver, FNU Ronnies, and Ringo Deathstarr. In terms of productivity, they've outpaced just about every other D.C.-based label. More [...]

Shudder to Tweet

Sampling the thought-streams of DC musicians past and present.
Casper Bangs
-is listening to his new slim harpo record.
-Check out these two new songs: You can hear them live at the two upcoming shows in DC and BKLYN.
The Dance Party
-Chillin with Bauhaus. We're so post punk.
-Playing The Rumble at Three Clubs in LA tomorrow. [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up


The Dance Party, Ra Ra Rasputin, Tigercity, Casper Bangs. 9:30 club. $15. All ages.
Deja Blue, Clarence “Bluesman” Turner. Bangkok Blues. Call for price.
Handsome Furs, Dri, The Cinnamon Band. Black Cat. $12. All ages.
Lynne Fiddmont. Blues Alley. $25.
Atheist, The Faceless, Psyopus, The Agonist, Gnostic, Condemn the Infected, A Bloodbath in Boston. Jaxx. $20/$23.
Alex Brown Quartet [...]

Weekend Music Round-Up


The Blue Line, Jo Henley Band, Stella Schindler. The Red & The Black. $8. +21.
No Second Troy, Olivia Mancini & the Terrible Two, Meredith Bragg. Black Cat. $10. All ages.
Drive-By Truckers, Bloodkin. 9:30 club (Friday & Saturday). $25. All ages.
EARLY SHOW: Ludo, Sing It Loud, This Providence, The Morning Light. $12. LATE SHOW: P.O.S., Doomtree, [...]