Concert Calendar: Cold War Kids and more

The Voice’s Concert Calendar has found new life on Vox Populi. Every Friday, we’ll bring you the concerts you don’t want to miss in the next week. Since this one has Saturday concerts, though, it runs today. There… Read More

DC voting rights rap is awesome

Via DCist,the first (and best) rap about DC voting rights. It’s got Eleanor Holmes Norton crossing her arms, all sorts of DC residents asking for their rights, and a heartbreaking intro.Best of all, around 2:00 rapper Joe L…. Read More

Friday night, Saturday morning: Summer’s end

Welcome to Friday Night, Saturday Morning, where every week Shira Hecht brings you a new song for your weekend. They won’t all be party songs (although this one is)–they could be songs for pregames, songs for hangovers, and… Read More

5 ways to get down with the DC jazz scene

The Madison Sounds of Deliverance play in Dupont Circle Did you love Al Haddad’s article on jazz in DC in our most recent issue? Do you aspire to be just as booted and avoiding of clinkers? Al has… Read More

Arsenic and old bass: DC’s Fort Reno concerts

The Fort Reno concert series ended its yearly last night, but that doesn’t mean the Fort Reno fun is over. The Voice’s Dan Cook explains all about the summer concert series, including how the possibly lethal levels of… Read More

“Six foot seven, 235, he was a Texas Ranger”

Blogging will be lighter than normal this week, as our writers realize they don’t even like their high school friends and I struggle with my internet connection. Use your time instead to check out the mixtape I did… Read More

Friday Night, Saturday Morning: Starting your party

Today, we’re going to try something new: Friday Night, Saturday Morning, where every week Shira Hecht brings you a new song for your weekend. They won’t all be party songs (although this one is)–they could be songs for… Read More

“Hard Feelings”?: Georgie James break up

DC band Georgie James is heading to Splitsville. They enjoyed the Voice Bump in their very own cover story and were recently the subject of an Emmy-nominated film, but neither one could keep them together. Earlier today, they broke… Read More

Yaz ‘reconnect’ in 9:30 Club reunion show

Synth-pop duo Yaz (also known as Yazoo) will be reuniting at the 9:30 Club this Sunday. Formed by Alison Moyet  and Depeche Mode’s Vince Clark in 1981, the pair had success in the U.K. with singles “Only You”… Read More

Listen to Women

“Less is more” is an ethos too often overlooked by producers and musicians alike. Not every single has to sound like Phil Spector, Dave Fridmann, and Timbaland were fighting over the mixing board. Case in point: Spoon’s “I… Read More