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Allison
Lake Hopatcong, NJ
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Let's go with Maggie Rogers this week. Here's "Dog Years": Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Yeah Right
Maggie Rogers takes on the XX Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
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Slothrust at Rock and Roll Hotel – The opener, Tancred, was a pleasant surprise. I’d never heard of them before and I instantly loved their sound. They had a similar lo-fi grunge esthetic to Slothrust, but with popier/more melodic vocals... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
Get ready for a total eclipse of the sun...and a total eclipse of the heart Hat tip: Denise Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Yeah Right
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Roger Waters was in town at the beginning of the month for a two show stint at the Verizon Center. I went the first night. Waters holds two of the top five spots in my “top concerts of all time”... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
Black Kids – “Iffy” Downtown Boys – “Lips that Bite” Queens of the Stone Age – “The Evil Has Landed” Slothrust – “Milk the Snake” Strange Ranger – “House Show” Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
Game of Thrones meets Star Wars (note: contains a scene from two episodes ago, in case you aren't caught up to speed on GoT) Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Yeah Right
PSA - The new Shins video is awesome: Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
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The moment I’ve been wanting for several years finally happened: DC was the host city for the US Air Guitar national championships this year. We normally hold a regional semifinal and feeds into nationals, but this year we got the... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at Yeah Right
I've heard a lot of live covers of "Waiting Room" (since bands seem to love covering a local song when they come to DC). This one by Minus the Bear is up there for the best one that I've heard. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
The recent Tiny Desk Concert with the Shins is A+. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Yeah Right
Kesha is toward the top of my musical guilty pleasures list. I enjoy the spectacle. She's basically a poor man's Lady Gaga. So I'll go with her latest single as the SOW: Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2017 at Yeah Right
A good essay on making pop music in Los Angeles Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Yeah Right
A good profile on the most important man in the DC music scene Hat tip: Emilia Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Yeah Right
Motorhead takes on Bowie Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2017 at Yeah Right
Radar State – “Double Speak” Roddy Walston and the Business – “The Wanting” Jessica Lea Mayfield – “Sorry is Gone” Prophets of Rage – “Unf**k the World” Filthy Friends – “Despierta" Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Yeah Right
It's come to my attention (thank you, Jane) that this is a show that existed. It's basically a typical serious cop show drama, but they randomly break out into song. The first episode is on YouTube, if you are curious.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Yeah Right
Posted Aug 9, 2017 at Yeah Right
Lorde takes on Martha Wainwright Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Yeah Right
David Letterman is coming back! Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Yeah Right
Gene Simmons edition Hat tip: Chris Continue reading
Posted Aug 8, 2017 at Yeah Right
The kid from the "Jeremy" music video died Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Yeah Right
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Puddles Pity Party at the Kennedy Center – I’ve been on a Puddles Pity Party bandwagon for a few years now. His live shows are a blast. He recently came to the Kennedy Center as part of some DC comedy... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Yeah Right
I'm jazzed that Tegan and Sara finally announced a DC date for their acoustic The Con anniversary tour. I'm a little annoyed that it's at the Anthem. The venue is open yet, so maybe I'll love it. Even in that... Continue reading
Posted Aug 6, 2017 at Yeah Right
The history of calling artists sellouts Continue reading
Posted Aug 3, 2017 at Yeah Right