Posts Tagged ‘the rapture’

Emperor X’s Long Lost D.C. Album

Last week, Paste magazine released an online-only issue documenting their favorite 25 up-and-coming acts, which included a fascinating anti-folk artist with some D.C. roots: Chad Matheny, aka Emperor X. For close to a decade, Matheny has amassed a cult following with his visceral yet intimate tunes and charismatic live performances. His bio says he's from Jacksonville, [...]

Far Out vs. Hot Dang, Vol. 35

All the heathens on the left* say "Far Out!" All the heathens on the right* say "Hot Dang!" That's right, kids, Far Out vs. Hot Dang will definitely get left behind, because somebody has to collect all this stuff each week, right?

*These are not political designations. We kinda just divided the room in half. [...]

I Think We’re Not in Kansas House Anymore

Over the last 15 years, Kansas House, a tiny four-bedroom home in Arlington, has seen members of bands that recorded for almost every D.C. record label—Dischord, Teenbeat, Slowdime, Simple Machines—crash on its floors, perform in its living room, or be thoroughly revolted by its rat-infested basement.
Kansas House is not a club. Shows happen there once [...]

Q & Not U’s Harris Klahr Playing Bass in The Rapture

The guy who sang the song that became the name this blog has a new gig, at least for the time being.
Here's a recent video of the band, plus Klahr, performing "House of Jealous Lovers" at the Prada store in New York City.

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