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Click Track: September, 2011

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Taking sides: Who should “The Colbert Report” book next?

To be a successful musical guest on the “Report,” you must be somewhat politically literate, sound awesome on a TV soundstage and be funny.

By Click Track  |  11:35 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Radiohead, Jay-Z, Rick Ross, Tom Waits

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 09/29/2011

Tony Bennett scores first No. 1 album; Roger Waters, Beach Boys plotting tours; Lincoln Theatre may close

By David Malitz  |  09:59 AM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Tony Bennett, Roger Waters, Beach Boys

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 09/28/2011

In concert: Enrique Iglesias at Patriot Center

By Dave McKenna  |  04:46 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Enrique Iglesias

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 09/28/2011

In concert: Laura Marling at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

The 21-year-old British singer-songwriter should have let the songs speak for themselves.

By Chris Klimek  |  04:38 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Laura Marling

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Which of this year’s nominees might actually make it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Guns ‘N Roses seems like an obvious choice. But what will the rest of the 2012 class look like?

By Allison Stewart  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News, Lists | Tags:  Guns 'N Roses, Laura Nyro, War, The Small Faces, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Trial of Michael Jackson’s doctor begins; Topless Rihanna upsets Irish farmer; Bob Dylan’s paintings might be copies

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Michael Jackson, Rihanna, The Cure, Bob Dylan

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 09/27/2011

In concert: Foster the People at 9:30 Club

The audience cheerily sang along to “Pumped Up Kicks,” a bouncy hit that assumes the viewpoint of a guy who’s apparently about to perpetrate a mass murder.

By Mark Jenkins  |  01:12 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Foster the People

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/27/2011

20 random facts about Guns ‘N Roses’ “Use Your Illusion”

On its 20th anniversary and with the band being nominated for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, a look back at the landmark albums.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Guns 'N Roses

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Singles file: Rihanna, Tabi Bonney, Kindness

By Allison Stewart  |  10:35 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Rihanna, Calvin Harris, Tabi Bonney, Brantley Gilbert

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Guns ‘N Roses, Joan Jett, the Cure, Eric B. and Rakim lead 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominations

Heart, the Spinners, the Small Faces/Faces, Freddy King and Rufus with Chaka Khan are other first-time nominees.

By David Malitz  |  09:54 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click, News | Tags:  Guns 'N Roses, Joan Jett, The Cure, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Pepeprs

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/27/2011

Quick spins: J. Cole, LeAnn Rimes, Mastodon

By Allison Stewart, Bill Friskics-Warren and David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  J. Cole, LeAnn Rimes, Mastodon

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Week ahead: Mastodon embraces brevity; Prince Royce induces tears; Kylesa visit Carson

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Mastodon, Kylesa, Prince Royce

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 09/26/2011

In concert: Wilco at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Through a bevy of stylistic shifts, the band still lets is freak-flag fly in a live setting.

By Aaron Leitko  |  05:42 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Wilco

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 09/26/2011

In concert: The Rapture at U Street Music Hall

The New York dance-punks come back to town in support of their first new album in five years.

By David Malitz  |  05:31 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The Rapture

Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 09/26/2011

In concert: We Are Augustines at Red Palace

The Brooklyn band connected with the audience at its first Washington concert.

By Megan Buerger  |  01:46 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  We Are Augustines

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Play favorites with... David Garber, ANC Commissioner and creator of “And Now, Anacostia”

Every Monday, Click Track asks an interesting Washingtonian about what they’re listening to.

By Erin Williams  |  01:31 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Lady Gaga attends Obama fundraiser; Justin Bieber rents out Staples Center for a date

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:30 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber, Radiohead

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Nirvana’s “Nevermind” at 20: Change kept coming after the album that changed everything

10 albums that changed pop music after “Nevermind” supposedly changed it for good.

By Chris Richards  |  01:34 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Nirvana

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 09/23/2011

Album review: Mekons, “Ancient and Modern”

The long-running Chicago cowpunk institution return.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:42 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Mekons

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 09/23/2011

“Nevermind” nostalgia spikes; Baltimore’s Ponytail break up; House legend Theo Parrish — honorary Wu-Tang member?

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:43 AM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Nirvana, R.E.M., Ponytail, Dave Grohl, Theo Parrish, Wu-Tang Clan, Ghostface Killah, Ol' Dirty Bastard

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/22/2011

In concert: Deadmau5 at Fillmore Silver Spring

The rising electronic music superstar gave a performance to please old fans and new.

By Megan Buerger  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Deadmau5

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Taking sides: R.E.M.’s greatest hits (and greatest sleeper hits)

In light of the legendary band’s break-up, we parse their catalogue for the biggest tunes.

By Click Track  |  12:17 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  R.E.M.

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 09/22/2011

R.E.M. and D.C.: Battle of the bands (with the same name) and keeping the streak alive

Bassist Mike Mills and manager Bertis Downs on a particularly harrowing trip to town to play the old 9:30 Club.

By J. Freedom du Lac  |  09:35 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  R.E.M.

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011

More R.E.M. memories; Lady Antebellum rules the charts; Win Butler rules the hardwood; Wilco plays “Letterman” concert

By David Malitz  |  09:14 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  R.E.M., Lady Antebellum, Arcade Fire, Wilco, Ray Charles

Posted at 04:04 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Archives: R.E.M. in The Washington Post, through the years

Read old reviews of the band’s albums and concerts from The Post’s archive.

By Click Track  |  04:04 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  R.E.M.

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011

R.E.M. breaks up

One of the great American rock bands calls it a day after more than three decades together.

By David Malitz  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  R.E.M.

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 09/21/2011

In concert: Van Hunt at the Birchmere

By Rhome Anderson  |  01:15 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Van Hunt

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Neil Young autobiography coming; Massive Leonard Cohen box set also on the way; A day with Rick Ross

By David Malitz  |  09:59 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Guided By Voices, Rick Ross

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Be specific: Elbow’s Pete Turner on the band’s late blooming stardom

The bassist of the the U.K. rockers on why the steady climb to success has been good for the band.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Elbow

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Quick spins: SuperHeavy, Megafaun, Tabi Bonney

By Allison Stewart, Timoth Bracy and David Malitz  |  09:52 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  SuperHeavy, Megafaun, Tabi Bonney

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Singles file: Florence and the Machine, Phonte, Atriarch

By Allison Stewart  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Florence and the Machine, Phonte, Atriarch, CANT, The Black Belles

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Arcade Fire wins Polaris Prize; Wale releases new track, announces local show

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Wale

Posted at 06:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Week ahead: Tabi Bonney’s “Summer Years” on the way; Thao’s homecoming at 9:30; Beyonce visits “Fallon”

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:37 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tabi Bonney, Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Beyonce

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/19/2011

In concert: Chris Brown at Verizon Center

By David Malitz  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Chris Brown

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)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 09/19/2011

In concert: Anthony Pirog Ensemble at Veterans Plaza

By Mark Jenkins  |  10:21 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Anthony Pirog, Sonic Circuits

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 09/19/2011

Radiohead to appear on hour-long “Colbert”; R. Kelly gives new album very R. Kelly name; Foo Fighters serenade Westboro protesters

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Radiohead, R. Kelly, Foo Fighters, Led Zeppelin

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Coda: Mary J., Katy B and Lady A

By Click Track  |  05:53 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 09/16/2011

In concert: Mary J. Blige at Fillmore Silver Spring

The R&B superstar opened the new venue with a cathartic but too-short performance.

By Chris Richards  |  12:53 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mary J. Blige

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 09/16/2011

In today’s Post: D.C. rock club inventory, Neon Indian, Blondie and more

By Click Track  |  12:11 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Katy B on U.S. ‘Mission’

British singer hopes her London success travels well.

By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Katy B

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 09/16/2011

Youssou N’Dour to play free Kennedy Center show; VH1 to broadcast 1991 Nirvana concert; Interscope Records used by narcotics ring

By David Malitz  |  09:41 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Youssou N'Dour, Nirvana

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Five recent albums you should know about

Excellent recent under-the-radar releases from Total Control, Spaceghostpurrp, The Men and more.

By David Malitz  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Really quick spins | Tags:  Total Control, Spaceghostpurrp, The Men, Oddisee, Fair Ohs

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 09/15/2011

In concert: Barry Manilow at Warner Theatre

By Dave McKenna  |  02:22 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Barry Manilow

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/15/2011

Taking sides: Mary J. Blige’s greatest hit

With Mary J. Blige set to open the Fillmore Silver Spring tonight, fans are expecting hits and hits and hits. We pick our faves.

By Click Track  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Mary J. Blige

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011

Calle 13 sets Latin Grammy nominations record; Pearl Jam documentary screens for one night; See Kanye West’s canned puppet show

By David Malitz  |  10:02 AM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Calle 13, Pearl Jam, Kanye West, Big Sean

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Five upcoming autumn albums you should know about

Caitlin Rose, Joker and Trash Talk may be below the radar, but should be on your playlist.

By Allison Stewart  |  02:42 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Caitin Rose, Joker, Trash Talk, Pujol, Dev, Rockie Fresh

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Be specific: Gina Birch of the Raincoats on “Odyshape” 30 years later and being “part of a historical progression”

The co-founder of the iconic post-punk band talks about a recent reissue and the group’s legacy.

By David Malitz  |  12:48 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  The Raincoats

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 09/14/2011

DJ Mehdi’s death an accident; Banjo pioneer Wade Mainer dies; Gucci Mane back to jail

By David Malitz  |  09:46 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  DJ Mehdi, Gucci Mane

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Be Specific: Keb’ Mo’ on the future of Delta Blues, keeping it fresh, and girl guitar players

By Erin Williams  |  02:35 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Album review: Lady Antebellum, “Own the Night”

The country trio resuscitates a lost pop archetype — romantic power ballad duets — on its strong new album.

By Chris Richards  |  10:20 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Lady Antebellum

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Quick spins: Girls, Trombone Shorty, Das Racist

By Patrick Foster, Elizabeth Nelson and Allison Stewart  |  10:00 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Girls, Trombone Shorty, Girls

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Singles file: Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Lana Del Rey, Gardens and Villa, Berner, Wiz Khalifa, Chris Brown, Foster the People, Kendrick Lamar, M83

Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Nas to write autobiography; University of Houston acquires DJ Screw’s record collection; Huntsman keeps courting alt-rock vote

By David Malitz  |  09:48 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Nas, DJ Screw, Nirvana

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Week ahead: Raincoats return to D.C.; Wild Flag’s dynamite debut; Lady Antebellum on “Leno”

By David Malitz  |  04:53 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 09/12/2011

FreeFest revisited and collected

By Click Track  |  02:02 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 09/12/2011

In concert: Toby Keith at Jiffy Lube Live

By Scott Galupo  |  11:20 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Toby Keith, Eric Church

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)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 09/12/2011

9/11 musical tributes abound; Posthumous Amy Winehouse song out Wednesday; New Kate Bush album on the way

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:14 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Simon, James Taylor, Alan Jackson, Amy Winehouse, Tony Bennett, Kate Bush

Posted at 08:51 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Be specific: Richard Branson on keeping FreeFest free and how Faust spawned a global conglomerate (sorta)

Click Track interviews the British business magnate backstage at Saturday’s Virgin Mobile FreeFest.

By Chris Richards  |  08:51 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Richard Branson, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Faust

Posted at 03:15 AM ET, 09/11/2011

TV on the Radio outshines headliners at colorful FreeFest

When TV on the Radio stormed through “Wolf Like Me” at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday night, the New York rock band seemed to summon all the tension, restlessness and unflinching hope of a tumultuous post-9/11 decade.

By Chris Richards and David Malitz  |  03:15 AM ET, 09/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FreeFest, TV on the Radio, Patti Smith, Cee Lo Green, Black Keys, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Deadmau5

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 09/10/2011

Coda: Gearing up for Virgin Mobile FreeFest

A week in pop music where everybody was working for the weekend.

By Click Track  |  12:13 PM ET, 09/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda | Tags:  Coda

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011

The buddy system: This season finds pop stars joining forces

Big-name pop stars are linking arms this season, both in the studio and on the road.

By Chris Richards  |  03:25 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Kanye West, Jay-Z, Miranda Lambert, Pistol Annies, Bon Iver, James Blake, Wild Flag, SuperHeavy, Lou Reed, Metallica

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Local concert news: Mary Chapin Carpenter plays Irene make-up shows; Peter Bjorn and John cancel at 9:30 Club

Some good news and some bad news for local concertgoers.

By Chris Richards  |  03:03 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Mary Chapin Carpenter, Peter Bjorn and John

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

The Fillmore arrives in Silver Spring

By Chris Richards  |  02:08 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/09/2011

In today’s Post: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sloan, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more

By Click Track  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Album review: Mates of State, “Mountaintops”

The duo’s latest album flaunts an exuberance that borders on irrational.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:35 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Mates of State

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Manu Chao to play protest concert; Soulja Boy takes back anti-Army lyrics; DJ Screw vinyl collection headed to the University of Houston

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:24 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Manu Chao, Souja Boy, DJ Screw

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 09/08/2011

In concert: Com Truise at Black Cat

By Aaron Leitko  |  04:28 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Com Truise

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 09/08/2011

J Mascis at the Kennedy Center: Acoustic but plenty loud

By David Malitz  |  01:13 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Live last night | Tags:  J Mascis

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Virgin Mobile FreeFest: 3 acts you must not miss

Grace Potter, Cee Lo Green and Calvin Harris promise to be highlights of Saturday’s festival.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:45 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Grace Potter, Cee Lo Green, Calvin Harris

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Taking sides: Long albums we love

With Lou Reed and Metallica set to release a 90-minute album this fall, we picked some of our favorite very, very long players.

By Click Track  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Lou Reed, Metallica, Tony Conrad, Liz Phair, Oneida

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Eric Church: A primer and a playlist

By Click Track  |  11:06 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Eric Church

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Lil Wayne falls just short of 1 million sold, leads BET Hip Hop Award nominees; Mos Def to change name

By David Malitz  |  09:58 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Mos Def

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/07/2011

In concert: John Hiatt at Wolf Trap

By Dave McKenna  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  John Hiatt

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Five covers we hope to hear at FreeFest

TV on the Radio covering Fugazi, Patti Smith taking on Nirvana and other possible highlights of Saturday’s festival.

By Chris Richards  |  01:49 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, TV on the Radio, Cee Lo Green, Grace Potter, Black Keys, Patti Smith

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Be specific: Peter Bjorn and John on new album “Gimme Some” and the enduring power of “Young Folks”

Bassist Bjorn Yttling talks about the band’s biggest hit in advance of Friday’s 9:30 Club show.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Peter Bjorn and John

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Looking back at Virgin Festival’s 2006 lineup, 5 years later

How does the festival’s inaugural lineup hold up a half-decade later?

By David Malitz  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Flaming Lips, The Who, Red Hot Chili Peppers

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 09/07/2011

PJ Harvey wins Mercury Prize; Taylor Swift leads CMA nods; Huntsman knows his Beefheart

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:26 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  PJ Harvey, Taylor Swift, Bluebrain, Captain Beefheart

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Album review: Wild Flag, “Wild Flag”

By Chris Richards  |  11:17 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Wild Flag

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Quick spins: George Strait, Asa, St. Vincent

By Allison Stewart, Bill Friskics-Warren and David Malitz  |  11:07 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  George Strait, Asa, St. Vincent

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Singles file: Soulja Boy, Thundercat, Robin Hannibal

By Allison Stewart  |  10:36 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Soulja Boy, Thundercat, Robin Hannibal, Main Attrakionz, Louise Burns

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Virgin Mobile FreeFest set times announced

By David Malitz  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011

In concert: Blake Shelton at Maryland State Fair

By Emily Yahr  |  09:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Blake Shelton

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Album review: Grace Jones, “Hurricane”

By Allison Stewart  |  12:15 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Grace Jones

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 09/02/2011

In today’s paper: Tom Morello, Go-go photos and more

By David Malitz  |  12:05 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Be specific: The War on Drugs on driving and taking a long time

Adam Granduciel talks about the long process of piecing together the band’s excellent second album, “Slave Ambient.”

By David Malitz  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  The War on Drugs

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011

Taking sides: Stomaching a sell-out

Citing music we enjoy despite its unsavory commercial origins.

By Click Track  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LCD Soundsystem; Willie Nelson; Wilco

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

Jack White/Insane Clown Posse thing happened; T.I. already filming reality show; Jaxx owner suing Nelson

By David Malitz  |  09:41 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jack White, Insane Clown Posse, T.I., Game, Pistol Annies

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011

Jay-Z, Kanye West, Adele, Lil Wayne, Lady Gaga: Summer’s musical winners and losers

Jay-Z, Kanye West and Adele come out on top, but Lil Wayne and Lady Gaga didn’t fare as well.

By Allison Stewart  |  02:01 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Adele, Katy Perry, Lady Gaga, Pearl Jam, Foo Fighters, Odd Future, Pistol Annies

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/31/2011

In concert: Vieux Farka Toure at 9:30 Club

By Mark Jenkins  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Vieux Farka Toure

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011

T.I. released from prison; The-Dream drops free album; Sinead O’Connor wants some

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  T.I., The-Dream, Beach Boys, Chuck Brown, Willie Nelson, Tupac Shakur, Sinead O'Connor

 

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