Art pop chanteuse Kimbra, born Kimbra Lee Johnson, will perform at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Jan. 30. Thrilled about the New Zealand native’s return to DC, Parklife DC caught her for a telephone interview recently, and we chatted about the importance of albums, artistic inspirations, and her future ambitions!
New Zealand musician Kimbra, born Kimbra Lee Johnson, will release Primal Heart, her third studio album, via Warner Bros. Records on Jan. 19! Then Kimbra will sweep across the stage at 9:30 Club in a show on Tuesday, Jan. 30. You can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
Chad Clark, the creative force behind DC’s Beauty Pill, seems like the sincerest fellow you could ever hope to meet, which is partly why his songs are so appealing.
Methyl Ethel have been taking Australia by storm with the catchy dreampop on their sophomore album Everything Is Forgotten, released last month via 4AD. The band is charging across the world for a US tour, and they will land at DC9 on Saturday, April 22.
Katie Alice Greer stood focused on her electronic rig Thursday night at Comet Ping Pong, presenting quite a contrast to her explosive persona as lead vocalist of Priests.
Rather than wailing at the top of her lungs as DC metro’s resident punk banshee, Katie instead sang minimally over droning beats, often directing her voice into an old telephone receiver plugged into her gear. In so doing, Katie made her cassette release party as solo project K A G a far cry from her frenetic kinetics in Priests.