Click Track: Titus Andronicus

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 01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup

Might we see TV on the Radio, Foo Fighters and Big Boi for free this summer? Who knows? But it’s fun to guess.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Foo Fighters, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011

Taking sides: Coachella 2011 draft

Your respective first picks in our mock draft: Kanye West and the Strokes. So much for the thought that California mega-festival Coachella was fading in popularity. The three-day April extravaganza sold out just six days after tickets went on sale....

By Chris Richards  |  01:23 PM ET, 01/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Animal Collective, Coachella, Kanye West, Lil B, Robyn, The Strokes, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 12/30/2010

Lists: David Malitz picks his top 10 concerts of 2010

I didn’t quite match last year’s 237 concerts, but I did attend 221 shows in 2010. And, to quote Eric Cartman, about 80 percent of them were “fine, just fine.” Maybe they just all blurred together. Maybe it was too...

By David Malitz  |  03:00 PM ET, 12/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists, Lists | Tags:  Blood Feathers, Buzzcocks, Eddy Current Suppression Ring, Grinderman, Hole, Jeff Mangum, LCD Soundsystem, Paul Collins Beat, Sonic Youth, Spoon, The Clean, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010

Lists: David Malitz picks his top 10 albums of 2010

If LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy is going out, he's going out on top. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) You've seen top 10 lists from Chris Richards and Allison Stewart. Here's one more, with Kanye's lowest ranking yet! 1. LCD Soundsystem - "This Is...

By David Malitz  |  03:05 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Drunkdriver, Glasser, Harlem, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, No Age, Sharon Van Etten, Spoon, Superchunk, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010

How did we do at predicting the Pitchfork top ten?

We got the top four right -- not in order, but close! Pitchfork announced its best albums of 2010 list on Friday, ( i.e. 10,000 years ago in Internet time), so please pardon this late post-mort. But way back on...

By Click Track  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells, Titus Andronicus, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 09/24/2010

Poll: Who's the heaviest?

Ruminating on all this heaviness: Shooter Jennings performs at State Theatre on Sunday.(Jonathan Alcorn/FTWP) By Chris Richards Never mind the scores of rock bands headed to Virgin Mobile FreeFest on Saturday. Few FreeFest acts compare to the brutality scheduled to...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 09/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Deftones, Mastodon, Merzbow, Shooter Jennings, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 09/24/2010

Titus Andronicus forever: Patrick Stickles on karaoke, uncertainty and defying destiny

Titus Andronicus, performed at St. Stephen's Church in April. Frontman Patrick Stickles and friends appear at Rock & Roll Hotel tonight. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz There’s a lot to say about Titus Andronicus in no small part because Titus...

By David Malitz  |  10:15 AM ET, 09/24/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Interview | Tags:  Titus Andronicus

Posted at 01:35 PM ET, 08/12/2010

Taking sides: Who are the arena rockers of tomorrow?

Titus Andronicus played at St. Stephens Church in April. Could they be playing Merriweather in years to come? (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) Today, Arcade Fire is at the top of the charts. Last night, Green Day headlined to scores of fans at...

By Click Track  |  01:35 PM ET, 08/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Deerhunter, Gaslight Anthem, Green Day, Titus Andronicus, We Were Promised Jetpacks

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010

Week ahead: Wale drops "Nothing"; Gucci comes to Washington; Titus Andronicus visit Fallon

Wale -- shown here performing at the 9:30 Club -- drops "More About Nothing" tomorrow. (Kyle Gutafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: Washington rap hero Wale's much-anticipated new mixtape "More About Nothing." In fact,...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 08/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Gucci Mane, Titus Andronicus, Wale

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010

Taking sides: Top five albums of 2010 -- so far

Sade's "Soldier of Love" proved to be well worth the wait. The year is half over so it seems like a good time to take stock of 2010's musical bounty to date with by picking our top five albums so...

By Chris Richards  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/01/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Taking sides | Tags:  Beach House, Black Keys, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Choc Quib Town, Drunkdriver, Harlem, Jonsi, LCD Soundsystem, Laura Marling, Sade, Sleigh Bells, The Soft Pack, Titus Andronicus, Yelawolf

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 04/19/2010

In concert: Titus Andronicus at St. Stephen's Church

Titus Andronicus Friday night: No stopping this freight train. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz Well, of course Titus Andronicus, new torchbearers of indie earnestness and ethics, would eschew a typical rock club and have its D.C. show...

By David Malitz  |  11:15 AM ET, 04/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Titus Andronicus

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010

Week ahead: MGMT's second effort, The Specials on TV

Questlove is a huge fan of Tune-Yards. She performs at DC9 on Wednesday. (Chrissy Piper) In concert: Today's Mothership story surely has you pumped to see George Clinton at 9:30 club tonight, right? What's the opposite of Funkadelic? That...

By David Malitz  |  04:45 PM ET, 04/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  MGMT, Mi Ami, Nickelback, The Specials, Titus Andronicus, Tune-Yards

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 10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2010

SXSW: David Malitz's 10 must-see bands

Hunx and His Punx is far from a gimmick, playing instantly memorable garage-pop gems. (Courtesy of Hunx and His Punx) By David Malitz It's SXSW time. This is the week pretty much everybody you know who plays music, writes about...

By David Malitz  |  10:00 AM ET, 03/17/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  SXSW | Tags:  Carsick Cars, Drunkdriver, Frankie Rose, Home Blitz, Hunx and His Punx, Neon Blud, Spider Bags, The Mantles, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/10/2010

Jersey? Sure: New albums from Ted Leo and Titus Andronicus

Ted Leo has reached the point in his career where a review of a new album doesn't really serve all that much of a purpose. The indie-rock stalwart has more than proven his worth over the past two decades,...

By David Malitz  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/10/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Really quick spins | Tags:  Ted Leo, Titus Andronicus