Click Track: Unrest

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 01/12/2011

Riffs: Picking 13 bands for an "Our Band Could Be Your Life" sequel

Superchunk is still going, but would have to be in a '90s indie rock tome. (Lexi Mitchell) On Thursday night, Grant Hart, former drummer/songwriter for hardcore/alt-rock godfathers Husker Du performs at the Black Cat. This got us thinking about Michael...

By David Malitz  |  12:15 PM ET, 01/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Flaming Lips, Guided By Voices, Magnetic Fields, Neutral Milk Hotel, Pavement, Superchunk, Unrest

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/12/2010

In concert: Unrest at Black Cat

Mark Robinson led reunited Unrest through a hit-heavy though sleepy set. (All photos Evy Mages/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko At 18 years old, you are an adult in the eyes of the law. At 25, you've lived a quarter of a...

By Aaron Leitko  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  The Rondelles, Unrest

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2010

Clicky Shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Aaron Leitko Personally, I think Mike Mills is the most important member of R.E.M. Not only is he a good bassist, he's always waiting in the wings with an excellent vocal hook. He's sort of the R. Kelly...

By Aaron Leitko  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Clicky shuffle | Tags:  Love Tractor, R.E.M., Raccoo-oo-oon, Sylvester, Unrest

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/09/2010

The essential Unrest mixtape

By David Malitz Yes, Unrest was one of the best indie bands to come out of D.C. in the '90s. But there's no need to qualify that statement with a hometown. The oddball-pop trio's hyper-strummed, hyper-melodic songs were simply...

By David Malitz  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Lists | Tags:  Unrest

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010

Week ahead: Unrest reunion comes to Washington; Kelis returns with "Flesh Tone"; Big Boi visits Leno

By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Unrest reunion at Black Cat on Saturday. We'll be there yelling for "So So Sick." If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "Flesh Tone"...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Big Boi, Kelis, Unrest

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

Roger Waters campaign angers Elliott Smith fans; Taylor Swift adds a second D.C. date; Unrest plays reunion gigs

Roger Waters's tour marketing campaign is under fire for defacing the Elliott Smith memorial in Los Angeles, above. (Photo from Gustavo Turner's LA Weekly blog) By Ally Schweitzer - Elliott Smith fans are steaming after street artists hired to promote...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  09:05 AM ET, 05/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Elliott Smith, Roger Waters, Taylor Swift, Unrest