Joanna Newsom Keeps Getting Better

On Monday Joanna Newsom graced the fair capital with a concert at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue. It was one of the best concerts I’ve ever been to. First of all, I should say that I’ve neglected my duties to Ms. Newsom by not having listened to her new album, Have One on Me, […]

Chinese Punk

I was in Beijing the summer of 2008 and found myself at a good amount of concerts, mostly centered around the city’s strong punk rock scene. Not my normal type of music at all, but why not? Here’s a song called Voice of the People I remember hearing from Demerit, one of the leading bands […]

Comfortable Music

Now that DC is recovering from the worst snow season in a hundred years, I’m starting to miss staying home from work, drinking cocoa, watching the storm rage outside, and listening to good music. Gillian Welch is one of my staples when it comes to chilling and unwinding. She is absolutely at the top of […]

Delta Spirit

Wednesday night, before the skies opened up and unleashed Snowmageddon, DC was fortunate to have the high-intensity Delta Spirit play at the intimate DC9. I last saw them open for The Shins back in May, and their album, “Ode to Sunshine”, was (as well as having great cover art) one of my favorite finds of […]

Ezra and Rachel

On Wednesday the 9th, the DC9 was treated to two small but impressive acts. Opening the evening was Ms. Rachel Goodrich, a deceptively petite gal with big energy from Florida. Armed with her ukulele and kazoo, she impressed everyone in the room with her catchy tunes and irreverent lyrics. She appears to be gaining more […]