Click Track: Play favorites


Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Play favorites... The best songs Washingtonians were listening to in 2011

With this roundup of the best songs that I’ve been introduced to, both my iPod and I are forever grateful.

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Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Play favorites with... Lissa Muscatine of Politics and Prose

“My musical tastes are eclectic, but decidedly conventional,” she says.

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Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Play favorites...with Jon Meyers of The Vinyl District

“For better or worse, I am pummeled with new music. Every. Single. Day,” he says.

By Erin Williams  |  12:32 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Play favorites with... Kimberly E. Douglas, theater manager at THEARC

Music from the ’90s and ’00s helps the theater manager get through her day.

By Erin Williams  |  03:56 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 11/22/2011

Play favorites with...Eboni Curry, children’s librarian at MLK Library

Curry is a fan of spoken word events, and “as a result, a majority of what I listen to these days are local poets, musicians and producers.”

By Erin Williams  |  09:34 AM ET, 11/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Play favorites with...Terry Algire, executive director of the Washington Literacy Council

Algire turns up the volume “mainly when I run or am working late,” and her choices range from rock to triumphant classical

By Erin Williams  |  02:58 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Play favorites with...Malaka Gharib, founder of The Runcible Spoon

This week we spoke with Malaka Gharib, creator of the D.C. based food ‘zine The Runcible Spoon.

By Erin Williams  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Play favorites with...Samuel Whitfield III and Kristi Cunningham Whitfield, owners of Curbside Cupcakes

The couple’s music taste is “pretty eclectic and combined,” but they do have a strong love for salsa music.

By Erin Williams  |  12:29 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Play favorites with...Jennifer Lore, creator of design blog “Department of the Interior”

This week we spoke with Jennifer Lore, creator of design blog “Department of the Interior.”

By Erin Williams  |  10:45 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Play favorites with...Washington entrepreneur Joe Englert

This week we spoke with Joe Englert, a Washington entrepreneur whose name is behind such venues as The Argonaut and Rock and Roll Hotel.

By Erin Williams  |  11:13 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Play favorites with... Rory Pullens, headmaster of Duke Ellington School of the Arts

Pullens likes “straight ahead jazz, smooth jazz, gospel, country, R&B, classical and easy listening.”

By Erin Williams  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Play favorites with... Derek Brown, top bartender and proprietor of the Passenger and Columbia Room

Welcome to Play favorites. Every Monday, Click Track asks an interesting Washingtonian about what they’re listening to. This week, we spoke with Derek Brown, top bartender and proprietor of the Passenger and Columbia Room.

By Erin Williams  |  03:10 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011

Play favorites with... Jesse B. Rauch, president of Friends of Screen on the Green

Rauch likes hearing tunes that are is “upbeat and melodic,” spotlighting songs that “usually tell a story.”

By Erin Williams  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Play favorites with...Steve Lambert, booking manager for DC9, Red Palace, and Rock and Roll Hotel

Lambert says he has "always had a diverse music background" and is on top on the newest sounds.

By Erin Williams  |  03:18 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Play favorites with...Angie Ange, WKYS-DC radio personality

By Erin Williams  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Play favorites with...Philippa P.B. Hughes, art aficionado and creator of the Pink Line Project

This week we spoke with Philippa P.B. Hughes, creator of the Washington arts and culture website The Pink Line Project.

By Erin Williams  |  12:01 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Play favorites with...Dennis W. Kelly, director of the Smithsonian’s National Zoo

Kelly has an affinity for blues and “southern music.”

By Erin Williams  |  11:11 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Play favorites with...Rachel Cothran, fashionista and creator of Project Beltway

This week we spoke with Rachel Cothran, editor of the D. C. based fashion and style blog, Project Beltway .

By Erin Williams  |  12:20 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 06/06/2011

Play favorites with... social entrepreneur and reality star Katherine Kennedy

Every Monday, Click Track asks an interesting Washingtonian about what they’re listening to. This week we are talking with Katherine Kennedy, social entrepreneur and one-time reality star of the CW almost-show “Blonde Charity Mafia.”

By Erin Williams  |  01:13 PM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Play favorites with... DMV rapper/singer RAtheMC

By Erin Williams  |  12:48 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Play favorites with...Michel Martin, host of NPR’s “Tell Me More”

By Erin Williams  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Play favorites with...Dan Silverman, the “Prince of Petworth”

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Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Play favorites with...Joi-Marie, editor-in-chief of The Fab Empire

By Erin Williams  |  12:25 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Play favorites with...Progressive Hip-Hop artist Christylez Bacon

D.C.’s ubiquitous hip-hop experimentalist shares some of his favorite songs.

By Erin Williams  |  12:27 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 04/18/2011

Play favorites with...Sheldon Scott, General Manager of Marvin

The general manager of one of D.C.’s favorite restaurants shares his favorite songs.

By Erin Williams  |  11:04 AM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Play favorites with... 2009 Miss D.C. Jen Corey

The 2009 winner of the Miss District of Columbia pageant tells Click Track what she’s been listening to.

By Erin Williams  |  12:20 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Play favorites with... Angela Rye of the Congressional Black Caucus

The executive director of the Congressional Black Caucus tells Click Track what she’s been listening to lately.

By Erin Williams  |  04:43 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Play favorites with... Julianne Brienza of Capital Fringe

The festival coordinator tells us what she’s been listening to lately.

By Erin Williams  |  03:41 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 02/24/2010

Play favorites: Mark Kuller of Proof

The proprietor of Proof is a fan of Eva Cassidy and Sam Cooke. (Photo courtesy of Proof.) Every Wednesday Click Track finds out what the city is listening to with Play favorites -- a weekly column where we ask a...

By David Malitz  |  04:20 PM ET, 02/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Blind Pilot, Eva Cassidy, Ray LaMontagne, Sam Cooke, The Gaslight Anthem

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 02/17/2010

Play favorites... with Ryan Holladay of Bluebrain

Local group Bluebrain just released its debut album, "Soft Power." Every Wednesday Click Track finds out what the city is listening to with Play favorites -- a weekly column where we ask a Washingtonian what's been been getting heavy spins...

By Chris Richards  |  01:24 PM ET, 02/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 02/03/2010

Play favorites with... Barry Louis Polisar

Barry Louis Polisar picks Every Wednesday Click Track finds out what the city is listening to with Play favorites -- a weekly column where we ask a Washingtonian what's been in heavy rotation on their stereo. If you're familiar...

By David Malitz  |  03:45 PM ET, 02/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 01/27/2010

Play favorites with... Antonio Burrell

Masa 14 chef Antonio Burrell tells us what he listens to in his kitchen. Every Wednesday Click Track finds out what the city is listening to with Play favorites -- a weekly column where we ask a Washingtonian what's...

By David Malitz  |  02:30 PM ET, 01/27/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Alice in Chains, Antonio Burrell, Modest Mouse, The Killers, Violent Femmes, Wu-Tang Clan

Posted at 02:34 PM ET, 01/06/2010

Play Favorites with... Liberty Jones

Nieman Marcus PR manager Liberty Jones likes Bat for Lashes and Beirut. Every Wednesday Click Track finds out what the city is listening to with Play favorites -- a weekly column where we ask a Washingtonian what's been in...

By Chris Richards  |  02:34 PM ET, 01/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Bat for Lashes, Beirut, Duke Ellington, Liberty Jones, Robert Earl Keen, St. Vincent

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 12/30/2009

Play favorites with... Stewart Lupton of Child Ballads

Lupton performs at Rock and Roll Hotel on Saturday and the Velvet Lounge on Wednesday. Stewart Lupton has managed to remain a Washington musical staple despite going a decade between albums. The late-'90s band he fronted, D.C.-bred Jonathan Fire*Eater, remains...

By David Malitz  |  01:52 PM ET, 12/30/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009

Play favorites... with White House Deputy Social Secretary Joe Reinstein

White House Deputy Social Secretary likes Michael Jackson, but has an unusual favorite. (Photo courtesy of The White House) Welcome to Play favorites. Every Wednesday, Click Track will ask an interesting Washingtonian about what they're listening to. The column kicks...

By Chris Richards  |  12:45 PM ET, 12/23/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Brad Paisley, Coldplay, Foo Fighters, Joe Reinstein, Michael Jackson, Stevie Wonder, Wynton Marsalis