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Click Track: December, 2011

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011

The most watchable music videos of 2011

10 videos that merited return visits to YouTube.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Beyonce, Kreayshawn, Friends, King Krule, Robyn, Lil Wayne, Real Estate, Lana Del Rey, Battles

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/30/2011

Top 10 grimy, scuzzy, noisy indie rock albums of 2011

Some of the year’s best from the depths of indie rock.

By David Malitz  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Times New Viking, Sic Alps, K-Holes, Apache Dropout, Cruddy, Psychedelic Horses***, Roomrunner, Rank/Xerox, OBN IIIs, TV Ghost

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 12/30/2011

Arson at LMFAO concert?; Kelly Clarkson is a Ron Paul supporter

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 12/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  LMFAO, Kelly Clarkson

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 12/29/2011

Click Track’s best concerts of 2011

My colleague David Malitz and I each saw over 200 performances in 2011, so allow us to quote local rap star Wale when we say “we outchea.”

By Chris Richards  |  11:44 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 12/29/2011

U2 has highest grossing tour of 2011; Young Jeezy can’t top Buble or Adele on charts

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:14 AM ET, 12/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  U2, Young Jeezy

Posted at 04:36 PM ET, 12/28/2011

In concert: Thursday and Screaming Females at 9:30 Club

Could one of them be the future of Jersey rock?

By Mark Jenkins  |  04:36 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Thursday, Screaming Females

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 12/28/2011

He’s jazzed — Jason Moran’s mission is to promote the “arts as part of the American diet”

In the latest confirmation of Moran’s rising cultural stature, the Kennedy Center last month named him its new artistic adviser for jazz.

By Matt Schudel  |  01:57 PM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Jason Moran

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/28/2011

The List is here!; Adele sold more than five million albums this year; Magic Johnson recruits rappers to take a stance against homophobia

Morning headlines from the world of pop music

By Chris Richards  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Adele, Gary Clark Jr., Bluebrain, Azealia Banks, Heavy D

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Singles file: Best of 2011

25 songs that defined 2011.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:30 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Lana Del Rey, The Decemberists, Danny Brown, Wale, Neon Indian, Wiz Khalifa, Beyonce, Ryan Adams

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 12/27/2011

Lost tracks: Jhene Aiko, Scott Holstein, Britta Persson, Los Rakas, Dope Body

Good music we overlooked this year.

By Chris Richards  |  12:28 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Jhene Aiko, Scott Holstein, Birtta Persson, Los Rakas, Dope Body

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

Lost tracks: Killer Mike, Julianna Barwick, Shintaro Sakamoto

Good music we overlooked this year.

By Sarah Godfrey, David Malitz and Timothy Bracy  |  12:10 PM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Killer Mike, Julianna Barwick, Shintaro Sakamoto

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 12/27/2011

Lauryn Hill announces Warner Theatre show; Van Halen announces 2012 tour

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 12/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lauryn Hill, Van Halen, Sam Rivers

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 12/23/2011

SOJA — NoVa reggae goes global and back again

Will 2012 be the year SOJA begins to feel the same embrace at home that it has been enjoying overseas for years?

By Chris Richards  |  11:57 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 12/23/2011

Tyler the Creator arrested; Adam Lambert arrested; So long Big Tigger; Steve Jobs wins a Grammy

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:57 AM ET, 12/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Tyler, the Creator, Odd Future, Adam Lambert

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Best D.C. music of 2011

By David Malitz  |  03:49 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news

Posted at 09:40 AM ET, 12/22/2011

Get ‘Echoes of Silence’ by Weeknd for free; R. Kelly says he’s written 32 new ‘Trapped in the Closet’ chapters; Callin’ Oates, on your phone

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:40 AM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  The Weeknd, R. Kelly, Hall & Oates

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Dead Prez performs Occupy DC

The multi-faceted protest movement is still groping for a soundtrack.

By Chris Richards  |  03:55 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Dead prez

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/21/2011

Nicki Minaj Super Bowl-bound?; Dead Prez at Occupy DC today

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Dead Prez

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Beefs! Boasts! Beyonce! A look back at some of 2011's best, worst and most cringeworthy musical moments

By Allison Stewart  |  02:25 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Quick spins: Young Jeezy, Common, Sia Tolno

This week’s most notable new albums.

By Click Track  |  11:21 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Young Jeezy, Common, Sia Tolno

Posted at 11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011

Singles file: Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:18 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Sleigh Bells, JJ DOOM, Taylor Berrett, The Concept, Wiz Khalifa

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 12/20/2011

The Boss writes for The Post; Lana Del Rey to “SNL”; Common squashes beef with ... Maya Angelou?

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:05 AM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Bruce Springsteen, Lana Del Rey, Common, Bon Jovi

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 12/19/2011

Fat Trel’s “Nighmare Before Xmas” at U Street Music Hall — bright futures, huge tunes, six pizzas

During a headlining set at U Street Music Hall Sunday night the rapper’s future seemed as bright as ever.

By Chris Richards  |  02:50 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Last night's gig | Tags:  Fat Trel

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.

By Erin Williams  |  02:38 PM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 12/19/2011

In concert: Gary Clark Jr. at Red Palace

Rising blues guitar star lives up to the hype.

By Megan Buerger  |  10:46 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Gary Clark Jr.

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 12/19/2011

RIP “Barefoot Diva” Cesaria Evora; Brian Wilson and Beach Boys reunite for 50th anniversary tour

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:49 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Cesaria Evora, Beach Boys

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Benoit & Sergio on listening to their standout track “Everybody” for seven hours straight

The excellent Washington-born dance music duo are profiled in today’s Post.

By Chris Richards  |  11:05 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:25 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Justin Bieber’s manager Scooter Braun on the future of Justin Bieber

A question frequently asked: “Will anyone care about Justin Bieber in five years?” Scooter Braun says yes.

By Chris Richards  |  10:25 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011

Madonna inks new deal, preps Super Bowl set; Gil-Scott Heron memoir on way; Bon Iver tops Pitchfork list

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:01 AM ET, 12/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Madonna, Gil-Scott Heron, Bon Iver, Foo Fighters, Courtney Love

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Gary Clark Jr. — The blues in the bright lights

Blues guitarist Gary Clark Jr. is poised to be one of the breakout stars of 2012.

By Chris Richards  |  11:59 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 12/15/2011

Christmastime is here... and so are the albums to keep your holiday spinning

Click Track spotlights four more albums to add to your holiday rotation

By Erin Williams  |  11:46 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Rotary Connection, James Brown, She & Him, Tony Bennett

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 12/15/2011

R. Kelly cruise is a real thing, not a euphemism; Michael Buble continues Billboard dominance

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:45 AM ET, 12/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  R. Kelly, Michael Buble, Black Keys

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 12/14/2011

In concert: Beirut at 9:30 Club

It was more marching band than rock band at the first of two sold-out shows at 9:30 Club.

By Chris Klimek  |  03:11 PM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Beirut

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Allison Stewart picks her top 10 albums of 2011

PJ Harvey, Wye Oak and M83 top the list.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:26 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  PJ Harvey, Wye Oak, M83, Black Keys, Charles Bradley, The Decemberists, Frank Ocean, Adele, Girls, Childish Gambino

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 12/14/2011

Foster the People make Merriweather leap; Dave Grohl says thanks to fans

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:10 AM ET, 12/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Foster the People, Foo Fighters, Matisyahu

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 12/13/2011

David Malitz picks his top 10 albums of 2011

Bill Callahan and Destroyer top the list.

By David Malitz  |  11:32 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bill Callahan, Destroyer, Real Estate, Shabazz Palaces, Eleanor Friedberger, Yuck, [Expletive] Up, Julianna Barwick, Total Control, The Bats, David Kilgour, The Feelies

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Singles file: Hoiday songs edition

Six seasonal songs from the likes of My Morning Jacket, Kelly Clarkson and the Killers.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:39 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  My Morning Jacket, Kelly Clarkson, Flaming Lips, James Whetzel, Tim McGraw, The Killers

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 12/13/2011

Quick spins: Jonsi, Anthony Hamilton, yU

New albums out this week.

By Click Track  |  10:29 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Jonsi, Anthony Hamilton, yU

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 12/13/2011

O.A.R. comes home for two small shows; Radiohead and Metallica release new music; Gucci Mane free

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:06 AM ET, 12/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  O.A.R., Radiohead, Metallica, Gucci Mane

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Justin Bieber on butterflies, Cee Lo Green on the new Goodie Mob album and more interview extras from “Christmas in Washington”

Some interview excerpts that didn’t make it into today’s Washington Post.

By Chris Richards  |  11:35 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Justin Bieber sings for Obama; Rodney Atkins headlines WMZQ Winter Fest; “Jazz Piano Christmas” returns to Kennedy Center

There was a whole lotta fa-la-la-la-la-ing in Washington this weekend.

By Click Track  |  09:57 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post

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.

By Erin Williams  |  09:55 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Play favorites | Tags:  Play favorites

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 12/12/2011

More Throne in 2012?; Wale plays for free at Wizards Fan Fest

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:43 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Wale, Grinderman

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Chris Richards picks his top 10 albums of 2011

The year’s best in pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:42 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  The Weeknd, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Pistol Annies, Katy B, Drake, Bluebrain, Bon Iver, Real Estate, James Blake, Fauna

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 12/09/2011

Beauty Pill returns to Artisphere in January; Stones pay for Sumlin funeral; Coldplay tour comes to D.C. in July

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:17 AM ET, 12/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beauty Pill, Rolling Stones, Herbert Sumlin, Coldplay

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Woods in the suburbs — songwriter Jeremy Earl explains the joys of small town living

In Woods, indie rockers and jam band aficionados finally have a group that they can agree on.

By Aaron Leitko  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Woods

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Justin Bieber, two years later — the pop star returns to “Christmas in Washington” on Sunday

Read our 2009 profile of the young pop star.

By Chris Richards  |  11:53 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Listen: Topdolla Sweizy, “The Real Washington Post”

The local rapper’s new single follows in the grand tradition of hip-hop songs about Washington woe.

By Chris Richards  |  11:07 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/08/2011

Bluebrain takes Manhattan; NBC to screen Questlove’s walk on music; Kid Rock for Mitt Romney?

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 12/07/2011

In concert: The Barr Brothers at Jammin’ Java

The Montreal alt-folk group delivered a dazzling performance.

By Scott Galupo  |  03:33 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Barr Brothers

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

Predicting Pitchfork’s top 10 albums of 2011

An annual December tradition.

By David Malitz  |  12:09 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Bon Iver, Girls, M83, Drake, St. Vincent, Shabazz Palaces, James Blake, Tune-Yards, Real Estate, PJ Harvey

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

Archive: Carl Bernstein on Donovan, and the first Washington Post articles on the rest of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s class of 2012

They may be in the Hall of Fame now, but the first Post stories about this year’s inductees weren’t always rave reviews.

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Donovan, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Laura Nyro, Guns N' Roses, Rod Stewart, The Faces

Posted at 03:05 AM ET, 12/07/2011

Guns N’ Roses, Beastie Boys, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Donovan, Laura Nyro, The (Small) Faces to be inducted to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Among the inductees: the Beastie Boys, Guns N’Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers.

By Chris Richards  |  03:05 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Guns N' Roses, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Laura Nyro, the Small Faces, Donovan

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 12/06/2011

A Mac Miller fan responds

A 14-year-old fan from Rockville makes a fantastic case for Miller’s appeal and the role that pop music plays in young lives today.

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Click Track | Tags:  Mac Miller

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 12/06/2011

In concert: Tori Amos at DAR Constitution Hall

Monday’s concert showcased her new album of songs based on classical compositions and her still-amazing voice.

By Dave McKenna  |  12:57 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Tori Amos

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Album reviews: The Roots, Amy Winehouse, T-Pain and the Black Keys

New pop albums reviewed.

By Click Track  |  09:57 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  The Roots, T-Pain, Amy Winehouse, The Black Keys

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Singles file: Nicki Minaj; Ernse Karel, Cass McCombs

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  09:53 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Nicki Minaj, Ernse Karel, Sess 4-5, Keedy Black, Cass McCombs, Cold Specks

Posted at 08:45 AM ET, 12/06/2011

Animal Collective headed back to the studio; Take that Kurt Cobain-inspired Flipper shirt off your holiday wish list

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  08:45 AM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 12/05/2011

In concert: G-Side at DC9

The Huntsville, Ala. duo showed why its star is on the rise.

By Rhome Anderson  |  04:13 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  G-Side

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2011

In concert: William Parker at Bohemian Caverns

The bassist who is a leading figure in experimental jazz debuted his Organ Quartet on Sunday night.

By Michael J. West  |  01:17 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  William Parker

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Wiz Khalifa on his busy 2011 and working with Snoop Dogg

“I've been a fan of his since I was in preschool,” the 2011 breakout star says of Snoop.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:43 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Wiz Khalifa

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)
Categories:  Play favorites

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011

RIP blues guitar great Hubert Sumlin; Madonna confirmed for Super Bowl halftime

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Hubert Sumlin, Madonna, Rick Ross

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Kennedy Center Honors 2012: Sonny Rollins — A saxman, seeking heaven

The iconic tenor saxophonist and pioneering improviser’s search for greatness continues at the age of 81.

By Chris Richards  |  04:43 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Sonny Rollins

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 12/02/2011

In concert: Mac Miller at Fillmore Silver Spring

The 19-year-old Pittsburgh rapper topped the charts last month with his new album “Blue Slide Park.”

By Chris Richards  |  04:30 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Mac Miller

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Joshua Redman on the influence of Kennedy Center Honoree Sonny Rollins

The tenor saxophonist has cited Rollins as his greatest influence.

By Chris Richards  |  12:39 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Click Track | Tags:  Sonny Rollins, Joshua Redman

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 12/02/2011

Questlove says Bachmann dig not worth it; Springsteen to keynote SXSW; SOJA signs on with Dave Matthews

His controversial walk-on music selection for Michele Bachmann caused an uproar.

By David Malitz and Chris Richards  |  07:59 AM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Questlove, D'Angelo, Bruce Springsteen, Beach Boys

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011

In concert: Avey Tare at U Street Music Hall

The solo show by the Animal Collective member was a tedious trudge through murky sounds.

By David Malitz  |  05:00 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Avey Tare, Animal Collective

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 12/01/2011

And the nominees are... Acts with local ties nominated for Grammys

OK Go, Eric Brace and Carpark Records grab Grammy nominations.

By Chris Richards  |  02:07 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  OK Go, Memory Tapes, Eric Brace

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 12/01/2011

“The only way out is deeper in” — More with Fugazi on its new archival series, engaging with the audience and the band’s future

Interview extras with Ian MacKaye, Guy Picciotto and Brendan Canty.

By Marc Masters  |  12:11 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Fugazi

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Click Track’s 2012 Grammy picks

Gaga or Foos? Yeezy or Bon-Bon? Click Track’s contributors predict album of the year and more.

By Click Track  |  10:47 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011

2012 Grammy nominations: Kanye West leads with seven, but Adele is poised to win big

Kanye leads nominations with seven, but still has something to be miffed about.

By Chris Richards  |  09:02 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Grammys | Tags:  Grammys

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 11/30/2011

Clear your schedule, you’ve got 800 Fugazi concerts to listen to

New Fugazi Live Series offers 800 downloadable concerts by the iconic D.C. punk band.

By Click Track  |  02:33 PM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Fugazi

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Grammy nominations preview: Expect lots of Adele, Taylor Swift and Kanye West

Will Adele be nominated for every award ever? And, how do you solve a problem like Nicki Minaj?

By Allison Stewart  |  11:19 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Adele, Taylor Swift, Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Bon Iver, The Band Perry, Lady Antebellum

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 11/30/2011

Justin Bieber is most searched person; More prison for Lil Boosie

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:37 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Justin Bieber, Lil Boosie, Kanye West, Jay-Z, Nicki Minaj, Elliiott Smith

 

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