Same Collaborators, New Living Quarters: The Pittsburgh-based artist Agnes Bolt, who earlier this year spent a week camped inside a bubble inside Philippa Hughes' living room, returns this weekend with a new exhibit—this one at the Project 4 Gallery on U Street NW—that features more personal information from the Pink Line Project leader. Over at [...]
Posts Tagged ‘Wild Flag’
Jonna McKone has this week's cover story with her look at the institutionalization of local graffiti culture via galleries, nonprofits, and even government programs—and what that means for the form itself. Bob Mondello leads this week's arts section with a review of Imagining Madoff—the long-delayed Deb Margolin play that generated a national controversy when one [...]
The Vogue Line State: Writing in today's Washington Post, Ned Martel attempts to dissect the very mixed reaction to the University of Maryland football team's new "Maryland Pride" uniforms that feature several images of Maryland's flag. Some Maryland alumni, like Oprah Winfrey sidekick Gayle King, told Martel that "it seems like there’s three different things going [...]
Wild Flag! The indie-rock super group—yes, let's please dissect the term some—is releasing its debut album next week (look for a review in this week's WCP!) and just dropped this video for lead single "Romance." It's set in an office and has the members doing funny things, but this isn't exactly Wild Flag doing Portlandia, [...]
On Friday, indie-rock supergroup Wild Flag—featuring D.C.'s Mary Timony—announced the release of its debut album this fall. Over the weekend, the band premiered a single, "Romance," on New Jersey freeform juggernaut WFMU. I love the handclap breakdown. If you listen using the widget below, click the forward button 14 times. Totally worth it!
Portland/D.C. supergroup Wild Flag will release its self-titled debut album on Merge Records September 13.
The band, composed of D.C. resident Mary Timony (Helium) and West Coasters Carrie Brownstein (Sleater-Kinney), Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney, Quasi, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks), and Rebecca Cole (The Minders), will also play the Black Cat on October 20.
Wild Flag sold out [...]
D.C. was well-represented this year at South by Southwest, with a ton of local bands present at showcases like DC Does TX and others. Amid the massive festival's insanity, I caught a sampling of D.C. talent, from These United States and Wild Flag (featuring Mary Timony) to Ted Leo (hey, he lived here for a while) and Bad Brains. Shooting the [...]
The South by Southwest music conference kept the love train moving forward Thursday with monstrous headliners that included a free-to-the-people outdoor concert by The Strokes, off-the-grid rebellions on the East Side, an uncomfortable amount of time spent schmoozing with My Morning Jacket's Jim James at the brand new Austin City Limits studio, a backdrop of [...]
All week, Arts Desk profiles area artists heading to Texas for the South by Southwest Music Conference, March 15-20.
District shredder Mary Timony—of the great '90s bands Helium and Autoclave, a wealth of jarring solo product, and most recently local sleeping giant Soft Power—is in a new band.
Since announcing the existence of Wild Flag last year, a sort of [...]
As you might have heard, local legend Mary Timony (Helium) recently got together with Sleater-Kinney guitarist Carrie Brownstein, Janet Weiss (Quasi, Sleater-Kinney), and Rebecca Cole (The Minders) to form the Merge Records powerhouse that is Wild Flag. Today, NPR posted a new Wild Flag single called "Glass Tambourine." It's one half of a Record Store [...]