Dudes like Oddisee, Freddie Gibbs, and Joey Bada$$ are making me like rap music again for the first time in years.
DJ D-Mac & Associates are back with the rinkside beats every Thursday, December 5th thru February 27th, at the skating rink in the Sculpture Garden at the National Gallery of Art!
Ricky Wellman, a massive talent who sadly died recently, was only 13 when played drums on The Jaquars “Crazy Thing” in 1968.
Tom Goss wrote the feel good power-pop hometown anthem of the summer: “Bears” What’s not to love about this song and the accompanying topless pool party video?
DC musician Al Johnson was one of the best multi-talented musical artists that ever entered a studio.
Twenty-year old Maryland native, Tony Mendez, aka Lindsay Lowend had been making waves locally and worldwide for well over a year now. “Wind Fish” is the title track from his debut EP.
A technically proficient outfit with a goofy streak, Branch Manager could even delve into Jimi Hendrix territory. In the spirit of recalling obscure DC area rock history, here is a song by the Reston based Dischord band.
“Wanted Criminals”, from the latest album by The Evens, gets a big sound out of a few elements – baritone guitar, drums, and dual vocals. See them in action tonight as they open the 2013 Fort Reno concert series.
DC’s E.T. White. cut a number of 45 rpm singles during different stages with his band. One of my favorite 45s is the “Funky Soul Shake.”
America Hearts is a little bit country a little bit rock and roll. They are also a little bit DC and you can see them play tonight at the Smithsonian.