Tag Archives: jazz

DEAD BANDS: SHARKS KEEP MOVING

by chuck bell There are some music scenes that are so tightly knit and incestuous, that it is difficult to tell where one band starts and another begins. For example, in the early 80s, D.C.’s hardcore scene was based around Ian Mackaye and various Dischord affiliates, from Minor Threat all the way to Fugazi. In [...]

EMILY BRADEN

by gilah elul (pic by genevieve laplante) In the wake of fantastic shows that was last week, I needed a break from the hard-rocking indie and dance that dominated the scene over the last seven days. With relaxation on my mind (and bedtime in sight), I decided to try out a demo I recently received [...]

FELA! A STORY OF MUSIC AND PROTEST

by marc amigone Fela!, an offbroadway musical that runs through the end of September at 37 Arts Theater, celebrates the life of Fela Anikulapo Kuti by bringing his music to life with captivating choreography, telling part of his story, and paying tribute to the legacy of his international protest voice. An ensemble cast of twenty-six [...]

NOMO: GHOST ROCK

by marc a Do you like music that’s unique, music that takes elements of music you love and transforms it into something totally different and amazing? If your answers to those questions are yes, then you need to check out Nomo’s new album Ghost Rock. FOURTH WARD BY NOMO: