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Chris Richards has been The Washington Post's pop music critic since 2009. Before joining The Post, he freelanced for various music publications.
The polyglot songwriter performs at Studio Ga Ga on Tuesday night.
Mary Halvorson, Rafiq Bhatia and Steve Tibbetts have released terrific new albums.
With rap albums getting longer, young rap stars are learning to fight listener fatigue.
The District duo performs at Roam on Saturday and at Flash on Wednesday.
With a terrific new album out, the quartet performs at Up Top Acres on May 11.
The Detroit producer’s new tracks should make us mindful of what’s there and what isn’t.
The new group celebrates the release of its debut album, “On the Path,” at Twins Jazz.
Has the future of the genre ever felt more promising — or more perilous?
The sixth annual music festival drew bigger names and a bigger crowd.
Contemplating the rapper’s latest tweets about space, time, money and existence.