North Carolina alt-country group Hiss Golden Messenger isn't a stranger to the "saxophone moment," à la those that punctuate Van Morrison's best albums. One of those moments creeps in on the band’s 2011 LP Poor Moon, toward the end of album opener "Blue Country Mystic," when the brass trots downstage to gently tug at the curtains. Songwriter and [...]
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Southeast D.C.'s Lady Moet Beast and D.C. Ty the Monster—purveyors of "crudd rock" and bad-Santa tunes—made a song for the Nats a few years ago, when the team was not so good. The Nats are definitely good now, so "The Nationals Anthem" is making a comeback.
The musical wife-and-husband team is planning to offer the stadium-sized [...]
At their worst, baseball games are like overpriced picnics. At their best, they’re sublime. The pricey concessions are mitigated by cheap seats, and relaxing in the stands with a cup of beer is the best way to enjoy sports. Last year, the Washington Nationals had their second-best season since returning to D.C. in 2005. Now, [...]
Morning, all. Here at the Washington City Paper, it seems like everybody's got their eye on the upcoming election. And it's still August, so a lot of people in town won't be waking up from their end-of-summer second gear mode 'til after Labor Day weekend. But there are still glints of culture–you just have to [...]
Kevin Rechin is a local cartoonist whose work, frequently for commercial clients, often falls under the radar. A couple of years ago, he did drawings for the D.C. Lottery of the Nationals baseball players; they were blown up to life size and displayed in the Navy Yard Metro station by the ballpark. Last weekend, Rechin [...]