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Click Track: January, 2012

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 01/30/2012

In concert: Lamb of God at 9:30 Club

By Dave McKenna  |  01:33 PM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Lamb of God

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 01/30/2012

Guns N’ Roses coming to Fillmore Silver Spring; Drake does NHL All-Star Game; Stevie Wonder and Christina Aguilera pay tribute to Etta James

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:14 AM ET, 01/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Guns N' Roses, Drake, Etta James, Ice Cube

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 01/27/2012

In concert: Miranda Lambert at 1st Mariner Arena

The contry superstart showed off her entire musical arsenal in Baltimore.

By Scott Galupo  |  05:30 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Miranda Lambert

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Not just Mangum: 5 more essential Elephant 6 songs

Olivia Tremor Control, Apples in Stereo, Beulah and more.

By David Malitz  |  02:53 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Jeff Mangum, Olivia Tremor Control, Apples in Stereo, Beulah

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 01/27/2012

Album review: Leonard Cohen, “Old Ideas”

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter returns with his best album in decades.

By Click Track  |  01:49 PM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Leonard Cohen

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/27/2012

D’Angelo comeback seems to really be happening; LMFAO joining Madonna at Super Bowl?; Hulk Hogan could have joined Metallica?

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  D'Angelo, Madonna, LMFAO, Metallica

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 01/26/2012

Wammie nominations announced, getting better

Nominations for D.C. local music awards headed in right direction

By David Malitz  |  04:14 PM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Fat Trel, Bluebrain, Tittsworth, Oddisee

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Jerrod Niemann on being a not-so-overnight country music sensation and Jamey Johnson’s good advice

After many false starts, the country singer is experiencing his greatest success

By Allison Stewart  |  11:43 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Jerrod Niemann

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/26/2012

Kenny Chesney leads ACM nominees; Miles Davis gets a stamp; Farewell, Joy Division/Disney T-shirt

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kenny Chesney, Jason Aldean, Miles Davis, Joy Division

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 01/25/2012

In concert: Ryan Adams at the Music Center at Strathmore

The singer-songwriter showed off his best and worst qualities during a two-hour set.

By Chris Klimek  |  05:21 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Ryan Adams

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 01/25/2012

Chairlift talks new album, “Something,” and its long genesis

Brooklyn band talks about its long-awaited, just-released second album.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:49 PM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Chairlift

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012

Etta James funeral set for Saturday; Ne-Yo joins Motown; Tom Petty talks Dylan

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Etta James, Ne-Yo, Perfume Genius, Tom Petty, Joy Division

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 01/24/2012

In concert: Twin Sister at Rock & Roll Hotel

Slinky and seductive synth-pop from the Long Island group.

By Megan Buerger  |  05:21 PM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twin Sister

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Bruce Springsteen announces U.S. tour, plays D.C.’s Verizon Center on April 1

The Boss and E Street Band will tour in support of new album “Wrecking Ball.”

By David Malitz  |  11:21 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Bruce Springsteen

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Singles file: Santigold, Lower Dens, Alcest

Five songs for your playlist this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  10:39 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Santigold, Lower Dens, Alcest, Stalley

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Album reviews: Tim McGraw, Craig Finn, Ringo Starr, Bhi Bhiman

Notable new albums this week.

By Click Track  |  10:26 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Tim McGraw, Craig Finn, Ringo Starr, Bhi Bhiman

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 01/24/2012

Fiona Apple to release new album in 2012; Mickey Mouse and Joy Division team for T-shirt (?); Ted Leonsis loves Red Hot Chili Peppers

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Fiona Apple, Joy Division, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Aretha Franklin

Posted at 09:28 AM ET, 01/24/2012

In concert: Real Estate at Black Cat

The New Jersey group has what it takes for a long career.

By David Malitz  |  09:28 AM ET, 01/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Real Estate

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 01/23/2012

Delta Rae on witch trials and keeping music in the family

The six-member band performs Tuesday at Sixth and I.

By Erin Williams  |  01:32 PM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Delta Rae

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/23/2012

In concert: Jimmy Cobb at Bohemian Caverns

The 83-year-old jazz drummer is still a powerhouse performer.

By Michael J. West  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Jimmy Cobb

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 01/23/2012

Steven Tyler does bad things to national anthem; 2 Live Crew reunites; Ice-T, LCD, Neil Young among Sundance music highlights

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:57 AM ET, 01/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Steven Tyler, 2 Live Crew, Ice-T, LCD Soundsystem, Neil Young

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 01/20/2012

In concert: Rudresh Mahanthappa at Blues Alley

The saxophonist showcased a complex and funky sound at Blues Alley on Thursday.

By Aaron Leitko  |  06:05 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Rudresh Mahanthappa

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Album review: Skrillex, “Bangarang”

The latest recording from electronic music’s biggest new star.

By Chris Richards  |  03:14 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Skrillex

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/20/2012

Etta James: A playlist and reviews from the Post archives

The best way to experience one of the greatest singers ever is to simple listen to her sing.

By Click Track  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Etta James

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 01/20/2012

In today’s Post: Real Estate’s Garden State of mind

Home is where the heart (and inspiration) is for these New Jersey rockers.

By David Malitz  |  10:46 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Real Estate

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 01/20/2012

RIP R&B great Johnny Otis; Filesharing site Megaupload shut down; Rihanna, Coldplay, McCartney added to Grammys lineup

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  09:37 AM ET, 01/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Johnny Otis, Rihanna, Coldplay, Paul McCartney

Posted at 04:50 PM ET, 01/19/2012

In concert: Screen Vinyl Image at Black Cat

The local duo plays songs that are meant to be felt as well as heard.

By Patrick Foster  |  04:50 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Screen Vinyl Image

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Madi Diaz talks her long-time-coming album and musical upbringing

By Allison Stewart  |  01:20 PM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Madi Diaz

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Bruce Springsteen releases new single; new album due in March

The Boss is back with his 17th album, “Wrecking Ball.”

By David Malitz  |  09:37 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Bruce Springsteen

Posted at 08:41 AM ET, 01/19/2012

Merle Haggard hospitalized; Jay-Z never said he’d stop saying that; Bruno Mars cleared

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  08:41 AM ET, 01/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Merle Haggard, Jay-Z

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 01/18/2012

The daily lives of musicians: An Internet guide

What’s life really like for rock stars?

By Allison Stewart  |  01:11 PM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Chris Cornell, Liam Gallagher, Solange Knowles, Steve Albini

Posted at 10:28 AM ET, 01/18/2012

Tune-Yards tops Pazz and Jop list; LL Cool J to host Grammys

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:28 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Tune-Yards, LL Cool J

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Video: Bluebrain’s Botanic Garden boombox walk

The local experimental pop duo composed music specifically for Saturday’s event.

By Chris Richards and A.J. Chavar  |  11:39 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Talkies | Tags:  Bluebrain

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 01/17/2012

In concert: Cults at Black Cat

Not much mystery, but plenty of great pop songs.

By David Malitz  |  11:37 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Cults

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Singles file: Schoolboy Q f. A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige f. Drake

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:22 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Schoolboy Q, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Drake, DropxLife, Justice, Party Supplies

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Quick spins: Soulja Boy, Steve Aoki, Howler

Noteworthy albums out this week.

By Click Track  |  10:48 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quick spins | Tags:  Soulja Boy, Steve Aoki, Howler

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 01/17/2012

Lana Del Rey makes everyone angry; Lookout! Records shuts down; RIP funk musician Jimmy Castor

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:18 AM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lana Del Rey, Green Day, Operation Ivy

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Bluebrain’s last boombox walk is Saturday at Botanic Garden

Experimental local duo leads an interactive musical march.

By David Malitz  |  02:15 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  Bluebrain

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2012

Lil Wayne prison memoirs on the way; Adele to perform at Brit Awards; Flaming Lips working on collaborative album

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Lil Wayne, Flaming Lips, Nick Cave, Adele, Bon Iver

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 01/12/2012

The Annual Click Track Coachella Draft

Picking favorites from this year’s festival.

By Click Track  |  03:49 PM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Coachella, Pulp, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Radiohead, Bon Iver, Kendrick Lamar, Destroyer, Mazzy Star

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 01/12/2012

Grammys announce first wave of performers: Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Foo Fighters; Black Tambourine reunite

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:52 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Taylor Swift, Nicki Minaj, Jason Aldean, Kelly Clarkson, Foo Fighters, Bruno Mars, Black Tambourine, Ashton Travis

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 01/11/2012

In concert: Buraka Som Sistema at U Street Music Hall

The Portuguese group played to a shouting, hopping, arm-thrusting crowd.

By Mark Jenkins  |  03:01 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Buraka Som Sistema

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 01/11/2012

Coachella 2012: Get very, very, familiar with this year’s line-up

Click Track digs into the archives for articles on this year’s Coachella performers.

By Click Track  |  12:19 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Coachella

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 01/11/2012

Local venue news: Some thriving, others closing, others still making great seitan sandwiches

An update on Washington’s music venues.

By Chris Richards  |  10:53 AM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Local news | Tags:  9:30 Club, Rams Head Live, Rams Head On Stage, Birchmere, Jammin' Java, Black Cat

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Singles File: Teyana Taylor, Grimes, Action Bronson, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters

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

By Allison Stewart  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Teyana Taylor, Wale, Grimes, Action Branson, Chieftans, Pistol Annies, Scissor Sisters, Azealia Banks

Posted at 10:41 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Album reviews: Yo Gotti, the Little Willies, KG Omulo

By Click Track  |  10:41 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Yo Gotti, Little Willies, KG Omulo

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Coachella 2012 line-up announced: At the Drive-In, Refused reunite; Jay-Z serenades newborn; ODB had an FBI file?

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:16 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  The Black Keys, Radiohead, Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, At the Drive-In, Refused, Jay-Z, Beyonce, ODB, Coachella

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Buraka Som Sistema on 21st century global club life

An interview with the Portuguese team of produces turned band.

By Allison Stewart  |  01:42 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Buraka Som Sistema

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 01/09/2012

Beyonce and Jay-Z welcome Blue Ivy; Junkyard’s classic tunes are on iTunes; Don’t miss Beauty Pill’s “The Immersive Ideal”

Morning headlines from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 01/06/2012

Rick Ross releases “Rich Forever” mixtape

By David Malitz  |  04:12 PM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  News | Tags:  Rick Ross

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Beauty Pill gives studio art new meaning

The local band’s Immersive Ideal project continues this weekend at Artisphere.

By David Malitz  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post, Local news | Tags:  Beauty Pill

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Van Halen returns; Music biz takes its temperature; Bjork is for the children

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music

By Chris Richards  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 01/05/2012

In concert: Lady Alma at Blues Alley

By Rhome Anderson  |  06:03 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Lady Alma

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Did you read about “Portlandia?”

We wrote about it eleven months ago, back when it was more eco-friendly and not so corporate.

By Click Track  |  11:36 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Archive | Tags:  Carrie Brownstein, Trenchmouth, Fred Armisen, Excuse 17, Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag, The Spells, Blue Man Group

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 01/05/2012

Story time with Kanye West on Twitter; Album sales were up in 2011

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Kanye West, Adele

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Jiffy Lube Live lifts tailgating ban

The concert venue in Bristow says that the decision was inspired by its patrons’ unhappiness over the ban.

By Chris Richards  |  05:10 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jiffy Lube Live

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 01/04/2012

Justin Timberlake as Elton John, and 5 other questionable musical biopic casting decisions

Some bad decisions in casting.

By Allison Stewart  |  12:42 PM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 01/04/2012

700 new Thin Lizzy songs?; 12 new Bonnie Raitt songs; Ian MacKaye on Kojo today

Pop music morning headlines.

By David Malitz  |  10:12 AM ET, 01/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Thin Lizzy, Bonnie Raitt, Fugazi

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 01/03/2012

Album review: Symmetry, “Themes for an Imaginary Film”

With Symmetry, neo-disco auteur Johnny Jewel has delivered 36 tracks of his most evocative avant-pop yet.

By Chris Richards  |  12:30 PM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 01/03/2012

In concert: Wale at the Fillmore

The rapper rang in the New Year with some big promises

By Sarah Godfrey  |  11:28 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Lost Tracks: Death Grips; the Renderers; “El Barrio: The Ultimate Collection of Latin Boogaloo, Disco, Funk & Soul”

In today’s Washington Post, reviews of albums that we thought didn’t get enough love last year

By Click Track  |  11:25 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Death Grips, the Renderers, Fania Records

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 01/03/2012

Singles file: B.o.B. f. Andre 3000, the xx, Madi Diaz

Five songs to hear this week.

By Allison Stewart  |  11:10 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 01/03/2012

D’Angelo covers Soundgarden?; Aretha Franklin gets engaged; Youssou N’Dour runs for president

Your morning headlines from the world of pop music, New Year’s resolution edition:

By Chris Richards  |  09:49 AM ET, 01/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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