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Click Track: August, 2011

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Cheer up: Watch these Lil Wayne and Red Hot Chili Peppers documentaries on YouTube

Both acts have new, underwhelming albums. Time to relive their glory days on YouTube.

By Chris Richards  |  12:13 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Album review: Red Hot Chili Peppers, “I’m With You”

CLICK TRACK | The band confronts middle age and mortality in its new disc.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:08 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Quick spins: Tommy Keene, Beirut, Tinariwen

By Timothy Bracy, Patrick Foster and Bill Friskics-Warren  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Tommy Keene, Beirut, Tinariwen

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Singles file: Wavves, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ryan Adams

By Allison Stewart  |  09:46 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wavves, Neutral Milk Hotel, Ryan Adams, Ben Folds Five, Pg. 99

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/30/2011

RIP Delta bluesman David “Honeyboy” Edwards; VMAs score highest ratings ever

By David Malitz  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Week ahead: Tinariwen rocks again; Gui Boratto comes to U Hall; Killer Mike and Stephen Malkmus collabo?

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  05:21 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tinariwen, Gui Boratto, Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Killer Mike

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Album review: Lil Wayne, “Tha Carter IV”

The rapper takes his foot off the accelerator with a disappointing ninth album.

By Chris Richards  |  12:25 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Play favorites with... Ksenia Grishkova, director of Touchstone Gallery

By Erin Williams  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 08/29/2011

The most awkward moments at the VMAs

CLICK TRACK | Nobody tunes into awards shows to watch things go well. The best-worst scenes.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:30 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Beyonce pregnant; Katy Perry, Tyler the Creator win; Lady Gaga crossdresses and more from the VMAs

By Click Track  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011

For protest songs, times are a-changin’

Mainstream protest songs don’t seem to have survived into the 21st century. But those who say protest music itself is dead may not be paying very close attention.

By Chris Richards  |  08:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Tom Morello, The Nightwatchman, Billy Bragg, Public Enemy, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, Lady Gaga

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Coda: The week before the storm

The week on Click Track reviewed.

By Click Track  |  03:53 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 08/26/2011

In concert: “The Message in the Music” at the Washington Convention Center

Celebrating the new Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial on Thursday night, gospel and R&B stars tried to fill the Convention Center with joyful noise.

By Chris Richards  |  01:14 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Patti LaBelle, Eddie Levert, India.Arie, Idan Raichel, Anthony Hamilton, Naturally 7, Nolan Williams Jr., Voices of Inspiration Choir, the Impressions, Ray Chew

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Tri Angle Records: The sound of a dreamy, hazy summer

The transatlantic indie label is behind oOoOO, Clams Casino, Balam Acab and other young artists grinding hip-hop, R&B and various strands of electronic music into an ambient pop puree.

By Chris Richards  |  12:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Clams Casino, Balam Acab, oOoOO

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Album review: Glen Campbell, “Ghost on the Canvas”

By Allison Stewart  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Glen Campbell

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/26/2011

VMAs set for Sunday; Beyonce debuts “1+1” video; John Stewart hosts “Nevermind” Q+A; Keith Richards goes book platinum

By David Malitz  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beyonce, Nirvana, Keith Richards

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011

The collected wisdom of Stephen Malkmus

The Pavement frontman has been busy on the interview circuit.

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Stephen Malkmus

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Taking sides: What if the VMAs were actually about videos, music and awards?

Click Track picks music videos they believe are worthy of some recognition.

By Click Track  |  01:48 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  James Blake, New Pornogrphers, World Order

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Archives: Remembering Aaliyah

Reviews of her work — and an appreciation following her tragic death — from the Washington Post archives

By Click Track  |  01:03 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Juanes to be honored at Kennedy Center; Bon Iver and James Blake song premieres; Was there a ukulele record set in Bethesda last night?

By David Malitz  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Juanes, Bon Iver, James Blake

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 08/24/2011

In concert: Jessica Lea Mayfield at Iota

By David Malitz  |  05:32 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jessica Lea Mayfield

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 08/24/2011

In concert: Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars at the Birchmere

By Mike Joyce  |  04:59 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Be specific: Journey’s Neal Schon on why “Don’t Stop Believin’” is the gift that won’t stop giving (even though he kind of wishes it would)

The long-running band’s one constant member talks about its inescapable hit, their constant infusion of new fans and getting comfortable with new singer Arnel Pineda.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:26 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Journey

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Album reviews: Pistol Annies “Hell on Heels” and Sunny Sweeney “Concrete”

By Chris Richards  |  10:07 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Pistol Annies, Sunny Sweeney

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/23/2011

RIP Motown songwriting great Nick Ashford

By Click Track  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Ashford & Simpson

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Quick spins: Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks, Game, Sun Araw

By Elizabeth Nelson and David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Stephen Malkmus, Game, Sun Araw

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Singles file: The Weeknd, Young Jeezy, Tinariwen

By Allison Stewart  |  08:45 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  The Weeknd, Drake, The Chance, Young Jeezy, Freddie Gibbs, Tinariwen, Pearl Jam

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Week ahead: The Pistol Annies take aim; Jessica Lea Mayfield comes to town

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:16 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  The Pistol Annies, Sunny Sweeney, Jessica Lea Mayfield

Posted at 12:33 PM ET, 08/22/2011

In concert: Ke$ha at Patriot Center

The sleaze-pop star’s Sunday night concert was glittery, energetic and never boring.

By Megan Buerger  |  12:33 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Ke$ha

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Play favorites with... Erik Bruner-Yang, chef at Toki Underground

Bruner-Yang, former guitarist for the band Pash, has admittedly taken a step back from the music scene

By Erin Williams  |  12:30 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Coda: Summerjamming with Bob Dylan

Another week on Click Track comes to a close.

By Click Track  |  07:20 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 08/19/2011

My t-shirt says everything: Were fans at Identity festival communicating in some kind of secret t-shirt language?

Were fans at Identity festival communicating in some kind of secret t-shirt language?

By Chris Richards  |  07:00 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 08/19/2011

In concert: Identity festival at Jiffy Lube Live

The festival offered ten hours of ear-bruising dance music.

By Chris Richards  |  06:43 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Kaskade, Rusko, Steve Aoki, DJ Shadow, Hercules and Love Affair, Holy Ghost!, Modeselektor, Crystal Method, Rusko, Datsik

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Be specific: Spank Rock talks Ke$ha tour and dark new album

By Allison Stewart  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Spank Rock

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Album review: Active Child, “You Are All I See”

By Allison Stewart  |  10:59 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews, Album reviews | Tags:  Active Child

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/19/2011

Belgian festival canceled after stage collapse leaves five dead; Jon Huntsman loves Captain Beefheart; Lada Gaga to open VMAs

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Captain Beefheart, Lady Gaga

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Taking sides: Summer jam of 2011

As the dog days wind down, Click Track debates this year’s best summer anthem.

By Click Track  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  YC, Eleanor Friedberger, Foster the People

Posted at 11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Local news: Wale releases new mixtape, Chuck Brown to perform with NSO

By Click Track  |  11:31 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Wale, Chuck Brown

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Krist Novoselic to performin “Nevermind” anniversary gig; Yelawolf album bumped; Shooter Jennings sounds off

By Chris Richards  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Nirvana, Yelawolf, Shooter Jennings

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 08/17/2011

In concert: Bob Dylan at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The living legend is returning to the role of frontman as his Neverending Tour rolls along in its third decade.

By David Malitz  |  01:05 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bob Dylan

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Be specific: Kaskade on Identity Festival and the Battle of Los Angeles

The superstar DJ talks about how he helped curate the first large-scale touring electronic music festival and an unfortunate recent incident in L.A.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Kaskade

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Kiss kicked off MJ tribute concert; Lady Gaga debuts new video; Black Sabbath reuniting?

By David Malitz  |  09:23 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kiss, Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Black Sabbath, Minor Threat

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 08/16/2011

In concert: Darkest Hour at 9:30 Club

By Aaron Leitko  |  02:47 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Darkest Hour

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Quick spins: The War on Drugs, Sly Stone, Hercules and Love Affair

By Patrick Foster, Allison Stewart and David Malitz  |  11:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  The War on Drugs, Sly Stone, Hercules and Love Affair

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Singles file: Feist, ASAP Rocky, King Cannibal

By Allison Stewart  |  10:55 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Feist, ASAP Rockey, King Cannibal, Michael Kiwanuka, Lil Wayne, Drake, Rick Ross

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 08/15/2011

In concert: Patrick Stump at Rock & Roll Hotel

The Fall Out Boy singer showcased his upcoming solo material and plenty of instrumental prowess.

By Dave McKenna  |  05:15 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Patrick Stump

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 08/15/2011

In concert: Kendrick Lamar at 9:30 Club

By Chris Richards  |  11:35 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Kendrick Lamar

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 08/15/2011

In concert: My Morning Jacket at Merriweather Post Pavilion

By Aaron Leitko  |  11:26 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  My Morning Jacket

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/15/2011

In concert: Tim McGraw at Jiffy Lube Live

By Scott Galupo  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Tim McGraw

Posted at 11:11 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Play favorites with...D.C. Council member Tommy Wells

At work, Wells listens to songs from his youth.

By Erin Williams  |  11:11 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Indiana State Fair tragedy is latest summer concert stage collapse; Radiohead to open “SNL” season; The Game in trouble for tweeting

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Radiohead, The Game

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Coda: Anticipating, watching, parsing and looking back on the “Throne”

A look back at the week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  05:06 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Coda

Posted at 04:34 PM ET, 08/12/2011

In concert: Brantley Gilbert at 9:30 Club

The rising country music star kept it loud for his loyal fans at the 9:30 Club on Thursday.

By Emily Yahr  |  04:34 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Musical celebutots explained

Children of Jeff Tweedy, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Hanks and more try their hand at music. It’s not always pretty.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:07 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs

Posted at 11:42 AM ET, 08/12/2011

“Watch the Throne” watch: Kanye West and Jay-Z drop “Otis” video

The Spike Jonze-directed clip finds the dynamic duo having plenty of fun.

By Chris Richards  |  11:42 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Kanye West, Jay-Z

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Album review: Scream, “Complete Control Sessions”

By Allison Stewart  |  11:07 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Scream

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Former Warrant singer Jani Lane dead; Smashing Pumpkins to play 9:30 Club; Steve Reich changes controversial album cover; Juggalos gather this weekend

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click

Posted at 12:36 PM ET, 08/11/2011

What you should be listening to: Powder Mill, La Big Vic, Gucci Mane and Future, Jurgen Muller

It’s the question most frequently asked of a music journalist: “What should I be listening to?” This new semi-regular column aims to answer just that.

By Chris Richards  |  12:36 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Powder Mill, Jurgen Muller, Gucci Mane, Future, La Big Vic

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Taking sides: Who sits on the “Throne” 72 hours later — Kanye West or Jay-Z?

Click Track’s contributors pick the highs and lows from Jay-Z and Kanye West’s “Watch the Throne.”

By Click Track  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyonce, Frank Ocean, Mr. Hudson

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Aretha Franklin to be honored by Monk Institute, picks song for MLK Memorial dedication; Hardly Strictly Bluegrass announces massive festival lineup

By David Malitz  |  10:14 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Aretha Franklin

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Kurt Vile: A primer and a playlist

Philadelphia’s long-haired mystic warbler visits D.C.’s Rock & Roll Hotel tonight.

By Click Track  |  02:19 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kurt Vile

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Kendrick Lamar on Dr. Dre, getting famous and the time Tupac came to him in a dream

The breakout L.A. rapper performs at 9:30 Club on Friday in support of his standout album “Section 80.”

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Kendrick Lamar

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Chris Brown brings F.A.M.E. tour to D.C.; Staggering losses for record labels in U.K. fire; “Throne” on pace to top 500,000 in sales

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Chris Brown, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Lists: When Jay-Z and Kanye West don’t get the first word

Jay and Ye are quick to cede their albums’ opening remarks to people with fake British accents.

By Chris Richards and David Malitz  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Kanye West, Frank Ocean, Nicki Minaj, Jay-Z, R. Kelly, Chester Bennington, Linkin Park: Odd Future, Slick Rick

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 08/09/2011

Quick spins: Addis Acoustic Project, Gucci Mane & Waka Flocka Flame, Trivium

By Bill Friskics-Warren and Allison Stewart  |  12:28 PM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Addis Acoustic Project, Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Flame, Trivium

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Singles file: Best Coast, BADBADNOTGOOD, Pistol Annies

By Allison Stewart  |  11:33 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Best Coast, BADBADNOTGOOD, Pistol Annies, Moonface, Cities Aviv

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011

Gavin DeGraw hospitalized after assault; Record labels lose stock in London fire; New video from Tabi Bonney

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 08/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Gavin DeGraw, Lupe Fiasco, Wale, Tabi Bonney

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Album review: Jay-Z and Kanye West, “Watch the Throne”

A summer blockbuster designed to make us bow before two rap demigods actually asks us to question our own desires.

By Chris Richards  |  06:29 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Kanye West, Jay-Z

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Foo Fighters to headline Verizon Center on Nov. 11

Tickets go on sale Friday at 10 a.m.

By Chris Richards  |  02:27 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 08/08/2011

In concert: Jill Scott at Verizon Center

The standout soul singer delivered a confident performance that ran the gamut of emotions.

By Rhome Anderson  |  02:09 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jill Scott

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 08/08/2011

Lists: Five awesome things that happened at the Plies show at DAR Constitution Hall

What happens when 200-some people show up to see a rapper perform in a 3,700-seat venue?

By Chris Richards  |  12:26 PM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Plies, Topdolla Sweizy

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)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/08/2011

“Watch The Throne” is out, never leaked; Big Boi arrested on drug charges; Lollapalooza recaps

The rappers finally released their highly anticipated collaborative album, “Watch The Throne.”

By David Malitz  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Big Boi

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Coda: Bon Iver and bad behavior; Morrissey’s mouth; Kings of Leon drama

By Click Track  |  06:14 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda

Posted at 03:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011

Danny Espinosa is not allowed to use Mudvayne for his at bat song and other Washington Nationals music revelations

By David Malitz  |  03:45 PM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Sibling chemistry propels Band Perry past generation, genre gaps

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Band Perry

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Album review: Luke Bryan, “Tailgates & Tanlines”

By Allison Stewart  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Luke Bryan

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Buy deluxe Bjork and U2 box sets or pay rent?; Paul McCartney says he was hacked; Coheed and Cambria bassist out of band

By David Malitz  |  09:55 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bjork, U2, Paul McCartney, Coheed and Cambria

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Be specific: Archers of Loaf on joining the indie rock reunion fray and the possibility of new music

Bassist Matt Gentling talks about the band’s reunion tour and if new music is in their future.

By David Malitz  |  02:28 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Archers of Loaf

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Taking Sides: The next great predictive rap epic

In 2008 Young Jeezy gave us “The Recession.” Which rapper will predict the future next?

By Click Track  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Young Jeezy, Kendrick Lamar, Killer Mike, Freddie Gibbs

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2011

Eric Church tops charts; Coldplay plays new songs on “Kimmel”; Bluebrain does Central Park

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Eric Church, Coldplay, Bluebrain, The Evens, Laughing Man, Taylor Swift, John Maus

Posted at 04:54 PM ET, 08/03/2011

In concert: Gillian Welch at the Music Center at Strathmore

Gillian Welch’s return was well worth the wait.

By Chris Klimek  |  04:54 PM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Gillian Welch, David Rawlings

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Riffs: Being annoyed and being annoying at the Bon Iver doubleheader at 9:30 Club

What fan misbehaviors are you most tired of suffering through at concerts?

By Click Track  |  11:40 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Bon Iver

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/03/2011

A history of Morrissey insults and non-apologies

After causing outrage with comments about the recent tragedy in Norway, we look back at other questionable comments by the iconic British singer.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Morrissey

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 08/03/2011

Katy Perry to make chart history; Kings of Leon turmoil continues; Cee Lo to play Raekwon’s dad

By David Malitz  |  10:03 AM ET, 08/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Katy Perry, Cee Lo, Raekwon, Kings of Leon, Taylor Swift

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2011

In concert: Bon Iver at 9:30 Club

One of the most buzzed about acts of 2011 lives up to the hype and then some.

By David Malitz  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bon Iver

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 08/02/2011

In concert: Merle Haggard at the Birchmere

The country legend a performance worthy of his legacy.

By Dave McKenna  |  03:52 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Merle Haggard

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011

Randy Travis to perform at Michele Bachmann event

The country star will perform at an Aug. 13 straw poll event in Iowa.

By Chris Richards  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Randy Travis

Posted at 11:30 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Quick spins: Trace Adkins, Richard Buckner, Ximena, Sarinana

By Allison Stewart and David Malitz  |  11:30 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Trace Adkins, Richard Buckner, Ximena Sarinana

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Singles file: Game, Neon Indian, Bridget Kelly

By Allison Stewart  |  10:34 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Game, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, Neon Indian, Bridget Kelly, Sleep Over, Phil Ade, U.S. Royalty

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 08/02/2011

Kings of Leon cancel tour; Jay-Z and Kanye West shuffle dates on theirs

By David Malitz  |  09:31 AM ET, 08/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kings of Leon, Jay-Z, Kanye West

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Week ahead: Ximena Sarinana crosses over; Rye Rye rocks with Robyn; Plies gets real at DAR

Planning your week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  05:49 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 08/01/2011

In concert: Morris Day and the Time at the Birchmere

The Minneapolis funk scene co-catalysts have transcended band status and became ritual.

By Rhome Anderson  |  05:46 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/01/2011

In concert: Dolly Parton at Wolf Trap

By Chris Richards  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Dolly Parton

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011

In concert: Britney Spears at Verizon Center

The pop icon pleased the crowd without putting in much effort.

By Dave McKenna  |  01:26 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Britney Spears

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 08/01/2011

In concert: Black Eyed Peas at Merriweather Post Pavilion

By Aaron Leitko  |  10:59 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/01/2011

In concert: Vince Gill at the Birchmere

By Scott Galupo  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Kings of Leon cut one concert short and cancel another; MTV turns 30; RIP Eugene McDaniels

By David Malitz  |  09:41 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kings of Leon, MTV, Eugene McDaniels

 

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