Legendary post-punk rockers Modern English are set to release their first album by original members of the band in 30 years. The band successfully funded the album via PledgeMusic.
Jacob Banks has a powerful, bluesy voice that takes front and center when he sings. He is a man you could count on alternatively to plead your case to a lover or to put your enemies on notice.
Swedish pop chanteuse LÉON swept into town on her first headlining North American tour, selling out Rock and Roll Hotel on Friday before even releasing a full-length album.
Swedish singer LÉON (born Lotta Lindgren) has been releasing a series of singles that puts forward her full, soulful voice as she heads toward her first full-length release on Columbia Records. You can hear what the buzz is all about yourself when she comes to the Rock and Roll Hotel on Friday, Feb. 3.
Dab Majesty expanded from a solo project to a duo last year, and Deb Demure and Mona D came to DC on Wednesday to open for Cold Cave at the Rock and Roll Hotel. (Read our Parklife DC review of Cold Cave’s show.)
Cold Cave open their show Wednesday night at DC’s Rock and Roll Hotel with “Love Comes Close,” coincidentally the song that first initiated my interest in the band. For the duration of their opener, the look of the stage is appropriately understated.
Steve Gunn came to DC with Lee Renaldo on Friday mostly to mourn the results of the election. He began his set with “Old Strange,” a song from his 2013 album Time Off, which was about the surprise death of a friend.