Posts Tagged ‘The Whale’

ToDo ToDay: Os Kuduristas, Passing Phases, The Whale, and Nature

Five-piece Angolan dance troupe Os Kuduristas aims to bring kuduro—an electronic genre that melds African polyrhythms with Caribbean soca and four-on-the-floor techno—to the rest of the world. Tonight, after a demonstration and workshop, the Kuduristas take on D.C. hip-hop dance crews Urban Artistry and Lionz of Zionz, with music provided by D.C. DJs Sol Power [...]

Don’t Be Bored: Beware the Fire-Breathing Octopus

Dot Dash is a something of a local jangle-pop supergroup with roots in another jangle-pop supergroup, Julie Ocean. In last week's One Track Mind, I wrote:
Dot Dash is named for a song by Wire, kind of like how Julie Ocean was named for a song by The Undertones. [Leader Terry] Banks says he’d just as [...]

“We All Came from Punk Bands”: A Chat with Beautiful Swimmers

With the opening of U Street Music Hall and the proliferation of forward-thinking DJ nights, you may have noticed an influx of electronic music in D.C. over the past few years. As a label owner, producer, and musician, Andrew Field-Pickering of the Future Times label has been a crucial player in much of this. He [...]