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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.
Ten years after his sudden death, the meaning of his music has suddenly changed.
Onstage in Washington, the Gen Z pop star sang with telepathic intimacy.
The group has been playing Eighteenth Street Lounge every week for 13 years.
With new albums out, two of pop music’s immortals sing weird songs to their faithful.
Parenthood will make your ears sharper than ever. Don’t stay in your comfort zone.
Indie rock spent the past 20 years learning to love the Grateful Dead. Now what?
The area jazz enthusiast and impresario celebrates four decades on the airwaves.
The legendary bluegrass troupe celebrates its new album at the Birchmere.
The band kicks off a series at Hill Country Live and a residency at City Winery.
Contemplating the rapper’s latest tweets about space, time, money and existence.