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Click Track: October, 2011

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Play favorites with...Shane Farthing, executive director of the Washington Area Bicycle Association

Being the cyclist he is, Farthing’s only lament about trekking around on two wheels is the that he can’t listen to music on his bike.

By Erin Williams  |  02:49 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Coda: A chronology of Coldplay cracks; The best drummers alive; Oneohtrix Point Never and the Raiders of the Lost TV Commercials

Looking back on the week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  03:22 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda | Tags:  Coda

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 10/28/2011

Album review: Susan Boyle, “Someone to Watch Over Me”

Boyle sings these songs without inhabiting them, as if she learned them phonetically.

By Allison Stewart  |  03:06 PM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 10/28/2011

Loutallica speaks!; ASAP Rocky officially the most overpaid rapper in the game; Wale lyrics explained

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:24 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lou Reed, Metallica, ASAP Rocky, Wale

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 10/28/2011

In today’s Post: Rachael Yamagata, Jeffery Broussard, Crooked Fingers

Also reviewed: Tone and Glenn Jones.

By Click Track  |  10:22 AM ET, 10/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Taking sides: Who are the best drummers drumming today?

Experiencing good drumming is one of the greatest joys in this Earthly life. So who’s the best drummer playing today?

By Click Track  |  02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Liturgy

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/27/2011

Austra’s Katie Stelmanis on instant success (bad) and sexuality in indie rock (good)

Austra brings its icy goth-pop songs to D.C.’s Rock & Roll Hotel on Thursday.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Austra

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 10/27/2011

In today’s Post: Glenn Jones, picking up the John Fahey legacy

Guitarist Glenn Jones is co-producer of a new box set featuring early recordings by legendary acoustic guitarist John Fahey.

By Click Track  |  10:38 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Glenn Jones, John Fahey

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 10/27/2011

Beyonce can’t stop making videos; Adele tops the charts again

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music

By Chris Richards  |  10:37 AM ET, 10/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beyonce, Adele

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Be specific: Oneohtrix Point Never as aural Indiana Jones

Daniel Lopatin of Oneohtrix Point Never explains the fascinating working process behind his new album, “Replica.”

By Aaron Leitko  |  01:30 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Oneohtrix Point Never

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 10/26/2011

Four of the blogosphere’s biggest stars and their possible fates

Will Kreayshawn, Lana Del Rey, Iggy Azalea and ASAP Rocky be able to successfully navigate the hype cycle?

By Allison Stewart  |  12:09 PM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Kreayshawn, Lana Del Rey, Iggy Azalea, ASAP Rocky

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 10/26/2011

Amy Winehouse death due to alcohol poisoning; Steven Tyler hospitalized after fall; Lady Gaga to perform on Grammy announcement show

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:59 AM ET, 10/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Amy Winehouse, Aerosmith, Lady Gaga, Jason Aldean

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 10/25/2011

A brief history of Coldplay insults

It’s just so easy to make fun of the popular British rockers.

By David Malitz  |  02:22 PM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Coldplay

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Album review: Coldplay, “Mylo Xyloto”

The formula stays the same on the band’s mediocre fifth album.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:36 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Coldplay

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Quick spins: Tom Waits, Kiran Ahluwalia, Justice

This week’s noteworthy new albums.

By Elizabeth Nelson, Bill Friskics-Warren and David Malitz  |  10:29 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Tom Waits, Kiran Ahluwalia, Justice

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Singles file: Far East Movement f. Rye Rye. Charli XCX, Stone Darling

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Far East Movement, Rye Rye, Charli XCX, Stone Darling, Garbage, Grimes

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Lil Wayne, U2 question their futures; Adele wins at Q Awards; It’s John Peel Day

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:04 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, U2, Adele

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Week ahead: Kiran Ahluwalia get ancient; Drummer Greg Fox plays his last show with Liturgy; Amos Lee eight months after no. 1

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  03:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Liturgy, Kiran Ahluwalia, Amos Lee

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Last night’s gig: Odd Future is for the children

The group no longer felt like it belonged to the blogerati — it felt like it belonged to the proverbial “kids.”

By Chris Richards  |  02:58 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011

In concert: Metronomy at Rock and Roll Hotel

The U.K. group brings to mind any number of British bands from the last three decades.

By Mark Jenkins  |  12:37 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Metronomy

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)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Loretta Lynn hospitalized with pneumonia; Neil Young, Arcade Fire, Beck play Bridge School benefit

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Loretta Lynn, Neil Young, Beck, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 10/21/2011

Album review: Kelly Clarkson, “Stronger”

Clarkson stays in her comfort zone and delivers is pleasing if unspectacular album.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:54 PM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Kelly Clarkson

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 10/21/2011

In today’s Post: With Zola Jesus, staring down fears

Latest album strips away layers to focus on Nika Roza Danilova’s voice.

By David Malitz  |  11:27 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Zola Jesus

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Review: Cameron Crowe’s “Pearl Jam Twenty”

Here we have the band that never trusted the media to get its story right — and now that story is being muddled for posterity.

By Chris Richards  |  10:27 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/21/2011

A peek inside “Prince: Inside the Music and the Masks”

A quick glimpse of what’s inside the upcoming Prince biography.

By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Prince

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011

Janelle Monae to perform at Nobel Peace Prize concert; Chris Brown leads Soul Train Award nominees; Updates from Yardfest

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:46 AM ET, 10/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Chris Brown, The Temptations, Young Jeezy

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 10/20/2011

In concert: J. Cole at Fillmore Silver Spring

The chart-topping rapper showed off his star power.

By Rhome Anderson  |  04:26 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  J. Cole

Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 10/20/2011

Taking sides: Which albums from 1991 should we really be fussing over?

Shining a light on three unheralded discs that turn 20 this year.

By Click Track  |  12:34 PM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  The KLF, Soundgarden, Material Issue

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Maroon 5 snubs Fox News; New Leonard Cohen album on the way; Springsteen memorabilia headed to Monmouth University

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:18 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 10/19/2011

Mary Timony on the first year of Wild Flag and what’s in store

The D.C.-based singer/guitarist for rock’s latest and greatest supergroup talks about the band’s first year and future plans.

By David Malitz  |  12:52 PM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Wild Flag

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Soulja Boy out of jail after drug arrest; Courtney Love refuses to open for Limp Bizkit

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Soulja Boy, Courtney Love, Kanye West, Morrissey

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 10/18/2011

An exit interview with Double Dagger

The standout Baltimore punk trio calls it quits and plays one of its final shows at the Black Cat.

By David Malitz  |  01:45 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Double Dagger

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 10/18/2011

Creole Choir of Cuba talks about its first American tour

The Cuban group honors the musical traditions of its Haitian ancestors.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:08 PM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Creole Choir of Cuba

Posted at 10:23 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Album review: Real Estate, “Days”

The New Jersey band establishes itself as one of indie rock’s finest on its sophomore album.

By Chris Richards  |  10:23 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Real Estate

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Quick spins: Shelby Lynne, Pree, Xeno & Oaklander

This week’s most interesting new releases.

By Bill Friskics-Warren, Elizabeth Nelson and David Malitz  |  10:09 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Shelby Lynne, Pree, Xeno & Oaklander

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Singles file: Wale f. Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:57 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Wale, Kid Cudi, Bleached, Phil Ade, Black Tusk, Childish Gambino

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 10/18/2011

Raheem DeVaughn talks arrest; The Roots plan new concept album; Stone Roses, Mazzy Star join reunion fray

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:49 AM ET, 10/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Raheem DeVaughn, The Roots, Stone Roses, Mazzy Star

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Week ahead: Real Estate gets really, really real; America’s next top rap superstar at Howard Yardfest; Watch the new Phoenix doc

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  06:17 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Sunday in the Country f. The Band Perry, Josh Turner and more at Merriweather Post Pavilion

Country superstars closed out the Merriweather Post Pavilion concert season.

By Emily Yahr  |  04:15 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The Band Perry, Josh Turner, Joe Nichols

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 10/17/2011

Play favorites with...Matt Ashburn, co-owner of Capital City Diner

Ashburn wears a lot of hats as “an analyst for the government, a diner owner, and a reserve (volunteer) police officer,” and his music is just as varied.

By Erin Williams  |  04:10 PM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011

Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder perform at MLK memorial dedication; Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore separate; Raheem DeVaughn arrested at protest alongside Cornel West

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:55 AM ET, 10/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Sonic Youth, Raheem DeVaughn

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Report: Rick Ross suffers seizure; Wale says he is “100 pct OK”

The rapper was wheeled off the aircraft and administered CPR after his flight made an emergency landing.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Rick Ross

Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Album review: Patrick Stump, “Soul Punk”

The Fall Out Boy frontman embraces his inner R&B star.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:37 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Patrick Stump

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 10/14/2011

The Band Perry are still on tour

Read our August feature story about the trio’s rapid ascent, their sibling chemistry and their love of “Lemony Snicket.”

By Chris Richards  |  12:08 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  The Band Perry

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2011

In today’s Post: Ollabelle, Pilc Moutin Hoenig, An Horse

By Click Track  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Janelle Monae played The White House; Drake cancels Patriot Center show; Tom Morello played Occupy Wall Street

Plus Bill Clinton’s 20 favorite songs of all time.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Drake, Tom Morello, Big Boi

Posted at 01:36 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Taking sides: Drake, Yelawolf, Rick Ross or Wale — which rap album will rule the 4th quarter?

Click Track’s contributors pick the album they hope to find in their stockings.

By Click Track  |  01:36 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Drake, Yelawolf, Rick Ross, Wale

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/13/2011

From Hank to Toby, five shamelessly pandering country songs

The worst, most predictable country anthems, from Hank Jr.’s latest through Lee Greenwood.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Eric Church, Hank Williams Jr., Lee Greenwood, Steve Earle, Toby Keith, Brad Paisley

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 10/13/2011

Paul Simon to take “Graceland” on the road; Georgetown offers Jay-Z class

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:03 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Paul Simon, Jay-Z, Richard Chartier, Television Personalities

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 10/12/2011

Tabi Bonney on his pop star dad, career trajectory and life in the DMV

The local MC plays at DC9 on Thursday in support of his new album, “The Summer Years.”

By Allison Stewart  |  01:13 PM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Tabi Bonney

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Remember that show “Mad Men” and the awesome RJD2 song that came with it?

In a 2010 interview, the hip-hop producer spoke about his “Mad Men” theme and his affinity for old-school television tunes.

By Chris Richards  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 10/12/2011

“Listen to the Light” with Bluebrain in Central Park this weekend

The local experimental duo leads a bus trip to the Big Apple to experience its second location-aware album of 2011.

By David Malitz  |  11:02 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Bluebrain

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011

Adele leads AMA noms; Who invented the remix?; See banjo great Sammy Shelor for free

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:54 AM ET, 10/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Lady Gaga, Katy Perry, the Band Perry, Lil Wayne, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Sammy Shelor, Steve Martin

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 10/11/2011

In concert: Sonny Rollins at the Kennedy Center

The 81-year-old jazz legend blew vigorously during his Monday night performance, but yielded frequently to his accompanists.

By Mark Jenkins  |  02:39 PM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Quick spins: Bjork, Ryan Adams, I-Wayne

Reviews of some of this week’s most important releases.

By Allison Stewart, Timothy Bracy and Sarah Godfrey  |  10:15 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Bjork, Ryan Adams, I-Wayne

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 10/11/2011

Singles file: Willow Smith f. Nicki Minaj, Jolly Orchestra, Hot as Sun f. Freddie Gibbs

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:05 AM ET, 10/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Tabi Bonney comes home; Dig into a massive John Fahey box set; Chavez plays “Fallon” (really?)

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By David Malitz  |  04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Tabi Bonney, John Fahey, Chavez

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 10/10/2011

In concert: Scream tour at DAR Constitution Hall

Young acts Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, Hamilton Park and the OMG Girlz played for an even younger crowd.

By Sarah Godfrey  |  01:43 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Mindless Behavior, Diggy Simmons, OMG Girlz, Hamilton Park

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Play favorites with...Beth Ferraro, creative director of Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions

This week we spoke with Beth Ferraro, creative director of Anacostia-area galleries Honfleur Gallery and The Gallery at Vivid Solutions.

By Erin Williams  |  01:23 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2011

In concert: Volta Bureau at Artisphere

D.C. electronic trio offers up a tantalizing live debut.

By Megan Buerger  |  11:18 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Volta Bureau

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011

MJ tribute draws 50,000 in Wales; Former Weezer bassist dies; RCA shutters three labels

By David Malitz  |  10:31 AM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Michael Jackson, Weezer

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Coda: Skrillex, the new rave king; Drake, the king of ugly sweaters

The week that was on Click Track.

By Click Track  |  04:50 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda

Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Be specific: New Jersey punks Screaming Females talk new album

After two very different D.C. performances, the trio talks about its upcoming album.

By David Malitz  |  04:01 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Screaming Females

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 10/07/2011

Be specific: Diggy Simmons on his debut album and life with Rev Run

The 16-year-old rising star talks about his upcoming debut and growing up on reality TV.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:32 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Diggy Simmons

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 10/07/2011

In today’s Post: Get to know D.C.’s Deleted Scenes

By David Malitz  |  12:07 PM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Deleted Scenes

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Album review: Joe Jonas, “Fastlife”

The Jonas Brother goes solo in a predictable fashion.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Joe Jonas

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011

Queen wants Lady Gaga as new singer; Hank Jr. officially gone from “MNF”; New Beyonce video

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 10/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lady Gaga, Queen, Hank Williams Jr., Beyonce

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011

In concert: Jens Lekman at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue

The Swedish crooner’s show at Sixth & I Historic Synagogue was subdued but charming.

By David Malitz  |  05:38 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jens Lekman

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Be specific: Trans Am look back on “Futureworld,” Gold Leaf Studios and being written out of harDCore history

The trio have been sculpting widely-acclaimed, primarily-instrumental rock albums since 1996 — yet remain inexplicably unsung as a “Washington band.”

By Chris Richards  |  12:17 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Trans Am

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Raving in the heartland — Electronic dance music, and Skrillex, are taking over

Sonny Moore, the 23-year-old better known as Skrillex, has cast a spell on the hyper-stimulated children of the Internet.

By Chris Richards  |  10:26 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Skrillex

Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 10/06/2011

Black Eyed Peas pull out of Michael Jackson tribute concert; Black Star does “Colbert”; J. Cole debus at No. 1

By David Malitz  |  09:42 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Black Eyed Peas, J. Cole

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/05/2011

October: 2011’s top buzz acts return to D.C.

James Blake, Tune-Yards, Wild Flag and Odd Future all make return trips to the area. We revisit our reviews of their concerts from earlier this year.

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Tune-Yards, James Blake, Wild Flag, Odd Future

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 10/05/2011

Drake’s ugliest sweaters (and one so ugly it’s kind of awesome)

He’s got one of the year’s most-anticipated albums coming out later this month. And he’s also got an array of ugly sweaters.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:50 PM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Drake

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 10/05/2011

R.I.P. folk great Bert Jansch

The legendary folk guitarist died in London Wednesday after a long battle with lung cancer.

By Click Track  |  10:28 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Bert Jansch

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Adele cancels more shows; Scorsese’s George Harrison doc airs on HBO; Jeff Mangum occupies Wall Street

By David Malitz  |  10:09 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Vybz Kartel, George Harrison, Jeff Mangum, O.A.R.

Posted at 04:57 PM ET, 10/04/2011

In concert: Mary Chapin Carpenter at the Birchmere

The local favorite showcased highlights from throughout her career during a two-hour show.

By Scott Galupo  |  04:57 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Mary Chapin Carpenter

Posted at 01:21 PM ET, 10/04/2011

In concert: Bryan Ferry at the Music Center at Strathmore

The crooner’s sold-out show could have used a few more surprises.

By Mark Jenkins  |  01:21 PM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bryan Ferry

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Quick spins: Feist, Merle Haggard, DRC Music

Feist returns after four years, country legend Haggard offers a new album and an exciting compilation of music from Democratic Republic of Congo.

By Patrick Foster, Allison Stewart and David Malitz  |  10:13 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Feist, Merle Haggard, DRC Music

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Singles file: Danny Brown, Apparat, Patrick Stump

Five must-hear songs for this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:59 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Danny Brown, Apparat, Patrick Stump, Iggy Azalea, Void

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 10/03/2011

Week ahead: Merle Haggard returns; Screaming Females shred; Howard’s Afro Blue on “The Sing Off”; Bluebrain drop second location-aware album

Helping you plan your week in pop music.

By Click Track  |  05:32 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Merle Haggard, Afro Blue, Screaming Females, Bluebrain

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 10/03/2011

In concert: Danny Brown at 9:30 Club

If the hallmarks of a compelling MC are still clever lyrics and rocking a crowd, Brown’s live show helped silence the skeptics.

By Sarah Godfrey  |  12:24 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Danny Brown

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 10/03/2011

In concert: Madeleine Peyroux at Strathmore

There was nothing wrong with Madeleine Peyroux’s concert at Strathmore on Friday night that a few vibrant changes of pace couldn’t have fixed.

By Mike Joyce  |  12:16 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Madeleine Peyroux

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 10/03/2011

In concert: Bettye LaVette at Atlas Theater

The veteran soul singer is not known as a songwriter, yet it doesn’t seem quite right to call her a cover artist.

By Mark Jenkins  |  12:00 PM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Bettye LaVette

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/03/2011

Play favorites with... Lauren Shweder Biel, executive director of DC Greens

By Erin Williams  |  11:49 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 10/03/2011

Will Madonna perform at this year’s Super Bowl?

A report says Madonna will be the halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLVI in February.

By Click Track  |  11:32 AM ET, 10/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Madonna

Posted at 04:41 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Coda: Artists worthy of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame; Artists worthy of your eardrums; Everything you ever wanted to know about “Use Your Illusion”

Another week in pop music comes to a close.

By Click Track  |  04:41 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Coda | Tags:  Coda

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 09/30/2011

Album review: “The Lost Notebooks of Hank Williams”

By Allison Stewart  |  12:27 PM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews

Posted at 09:50 AM ET, 09/30/2011

R.I.P. Sylvia Robinson, “mother of hip-hop”; Courtney Love tell-all memoir on the way; VH1 releases ridiculous list

By David Malitz  |  09:50 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Sylvia Robinson, Courtney Love

 

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