Chad Clark and Erin Nelson of Beauty Pill (Photo by Morgan Klein)
DC-based band Beauty Pill is pleased to present their new single and accompanying video for “Instant Night.” It is the band’s third record of 2020 and Beauty Pill’s first song without drums.
“Instant Night” is also the band’s most strikingly orchestral release, highlighting the woodwind quartet that fused with the band in 2018 which features Sarah Hughes, a young, respected DC jazz luminary.
Bat for Lashes (Photo by Logan White)
Bat for Lashes, real name: Natasha Khan, released Lost Girls, her fifth studio album, last year via AWAL. She followed that up this month with a live EP, The Boys of Summer! Natasha next performs at Sixth & I on Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Helen Marnie fronts Ladytron at Brooklyn Steel on Oct. 2, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)
Ladytron opened the show with “Black Cat,” sung in Bulgarian by Mira Aroyo, and you could be excused for believing you were watching the timeless synthpop band eight years ago — when the quartet visited last visited Brooklyn.
But no, it was indeed 2019, and Ladytron also played a host of new songs from an exciting new self-titled album released in February. It was a very welcome return indeed when the band performed at Brooklyn Steel recently!
Kero Kero Bonito (Photo courtesy Ticketfly)
Kero Kero Bonito, the London-based bilingual art-pop band, recently dropped a surprise EP, titled Civilisation I. The songs are the band’s most ambitious work to date and were written, produced and recorded in the bedroom of KKB’s Gus Lobban. Kero Kero Bonito play 9:30 Club on Tuesday, Oct. 8, and you can win tickets to go with Parklife DC!
Beck performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Aug. 22, 2019. (Photo by Rashad Polk)
In preparation of the release of his upcoming album Hyperspace, Beck stopped by Merriweather on his co-headlining tour with Cage the Elephant.
Passion Pit plays at The Anthem on May 25, 2019. (Photo by Brenda Reyes)
DC was the last stop of the Manners 10th Anniversary Tour recently, and Passion Pit went out with bang at The Anthem.
Passion Pit (Photo by Steven Brahms)
Passion Pit’s debut album Manners turns 10 years old this year, and the neo-psychedelic band will perform at The Anthem on Saturday, May 25, on its Manners 10th Anniversary Tour.
Superorganism (Photo by Jordan Hughes)
English indie poppers Superorganism released their self-titled debut album last year via Domino Records. Now, the band tour the United States with a show at 9:30 Club on Tuesday, May 21. You can win tickets to see them with Parklife DC.
Maggie Rogers performs at 9:30 Club on March 25, 2019. (Photo by Mark Caicedo)
Maggie Rogers is beloved by her fans. That her recent 930 Club shows sold out weeks in advance provided ample evidence of the fact.
Let’s Eat Grandma (Photo by Charlotte Pattmore)
Editor’s note: This show has been cancelled.
Let’s Eat Grandma released I’m All Ears, the band’s second studio album, last year via Transgressive Records. The British avant pop duo now will headline a show at the 9:30 Club on Monday, April 1.