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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 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 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 11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010

Singles file: J. Cole, Secret Mountains, Laura Marling, Girls, jj

Laura Marling delivers a striking version of Neil Young's "The Needle and the Damage Done." (Deirdre O'Callagan) A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... J. Cole: "Home for the Holidays" The Next Big Thing contemplates dropping...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:00 AM ET, 11/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Girls, J. Cole, Laura Marling, Secret Mountains, jj

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 08/11/2010

Lists: The top five signs your band should not get back together

This won't end well. We know that based on history. (Ricky Carioti/TWP) By Allison Stewart So the crazy kids in Van Halen are giving it another go with erstwhile frontman David Lee Roth, despite the fact that every single DLR/Halen...

By Allison Stewart  |  11:45 AM ET, 08/11/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  David Lee Roth, Fleetwood Mac, Guns N Roses, INXS, Pavement, Smashing Pumpkins, Soundgarden, Spice Girls, Stone Temple Pilots, The Doors, The Eagles, Van Halen

Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 08/04/2010

In concert: Lilith Fair at Merriweather Post Pavilion

The Indigo Girls perform at the final Lilith Fair concert of 2010. (Tracy Woodward/The Washington Post) By Chris Richards Dark clouds have chased Sarah McLachlan's reincarnated Lilith Fair all across the continent this summer. In a season of historically...

By Chris Richards  |  09:30 AM ET, 08/04/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Cat Power, Indigo Girls, Lilith Fair, Sarah McLachlan

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2010

Political folkies Baez and Earle team up; Hard L.A. canceled; indie bands shuffle lineups

Joan Baez comes to town this fall. (Bill O'Leary/TWP) By David Malitz - Two generations of outspoken folkies will share a bill at Strathmore Music Center on Oct. 27 as Joan Baez and Steve Earle team up for a...

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 07/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beach Fossils, Best Coast, Joan Baez, M.I.A., Sleigh Bells, Steve Earle, Vivian Girls

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010

Mary J. Blige to play Nina Simone; Jazz great Hank Jones dies; Vampire Weekend returns

Mary J. Blige has been waiting... waiting.. waiting to play Nina Simone. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - Sometimes the echo chamber works verrrrrry slowwwwwly: Yesterday, Pitchfork reported that legendary R&B vocalist Mary J. Blige has...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/18/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Beach House, Dum Dum Girls, Hank Jones, Mary J. Blige, Nina Simone, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/06/2010

B.o.B. tops the charts; Roger Waters apologizes for vandalism, doesn't know who Elliott Smith is; Lilith Fair local show details

B.o.B. fulfilled his superstar potential by hitting No. 1 on the Billboard charts. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) By David Malitz - "[T]he young Atlanta rhyme zinger is certainly capable of future pop dominance." Our own Chris Richards wrote that about B.o.B....

By David Malitz  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  B.o.B., Bobby Ray, Cat Power, Court Yard Hounds, Elliott Smith, Indigo Girls, Lilith Fair, Roger Waters, Sarah McLachlan

Posted at 10:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010

Singles file: Flying Lotus f. Thom Yorke, the Splinters, Joker

Flying Lotus gets a bit of help from Radiohead's Thom Yorke on his new single. (Photo courtesy of the artist) Flying Lotus featuring Thom Yorke: " And the World Laughs with You" The Radiohead frontman does a blink-and-you'll-miss-it turn on...

By David Malitz  |  10:30 AM ET, 03/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file | Tags:  Flying Lotus, Girls, Intuition, Joker, Low, Radiohead, The Splinters, Thom Yorke

Posted at 11:44 AM ET, 03/22/2010

SXSW: Chris Richards's faves -- Choc Quib Town, Liturgy, Yelawolf, Cloud Nothings, Vivian Girls, Court Yard Hounds, Freddie Gibbs nTitus Andronicus, jj

Elin Kastlander of jj was a little nervous but sang beautifully nonetheless. (Josh Sisk) By Chris Richards AUSTIN -- It's one of spring's most exhilarating and exhausting rites: The South by Southwest music festival, a five-day continuum of concerts where...

By Chris Richards  |  11:44 AM ET, 03/22/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Choc Quib Town, Cloud Nothings, Court Yard Hounds, Freddie Gibbs, Liturgy, SXSW, Titus Andronicus, Vivian Girls, Yelawolf, jj

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010

Taking sides... Choose your own Coachella adventure

Jay-Z and Thom Yorke can play at your version of Coachella - but it will cost you. In an effort to turn everything in life into some kind of draft and/or fantasy sport, Click Track has developed a Coachella salary...

By David Malitz  |  02:25 PM ET, 01/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Baroness, Beach House, Calle 13, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Coachella, Corinne Bailey Rae, De La Soul, Dead Weather, Dirty Projectors, Echo and the Bunnymen, Faith No More, Gil Scott-Heron, Girls, Grace Jones, Jay-Z, LCD Soundsystem, Pavement, Phoenix, Sleigh Bells, Sly Stone, Spoon, The Soft Pack, Thom Yorke, Wale

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009

Lists: Music editor Joe Heim's top albums of 2009

The "superpop" of Mika's "The Boy Who Knew Too Much" was a highlight of 2009. Washington Post music editor Joe Heim is a man of few words, thoughtful and succinct. Here he offers up his favorite albums of 2009 and...

By David Malitz  |  01:00 PM ET, 12/31/2009 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Bob Dylan, Brad Paisley, Darlings, Double Dagger, Girls, John Fogerty, K'naan, Mika, Mos Def, Swell Season, Them Crooked Vultures, Visqueen