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LIVEDC: Alt-J w/ Hundred Waters @ 9:30

In conclusion, Alt-J reminds me a lot of The XX. Both groups won Britain’s prestigious Mercury Prize—think the Grammy Award for Album of the Year, except not a joke—for their debut album. When The xx toured for their first album in 2009, they sounded exactly as they did on record with little deviation or improvisation. When I saw them again in January, they had matured into different beast: exciting, dynamic, and confident. I can only hope when Alt-J returns to DC, they also show such growth....

LiveDC: Tame Impala @ 9:30 Club

Western Australian’s Tame Impala reaped the minds of bleary-eyed fans at a sold-out 9:30 Club show Wednesday night. The psychedelic rock group, led by mastermind Kevin Parker, sounded well-rehearsed and in complete control on the second night of their North American tour....

LiveDC: Yo La Tengo @ 9:30 Club

Considering Yo La Tengo is a band of music geeks, for music geeks, it’s appropriate their encore consisted entirely of covers from vastly different artists. How different? Try a jazzy, spoken-word cover of Sun Ra’s “Nuclear War (Motherfucker)” and a whip smart punk rendition of the New York Doll’s “Who Are The Mystery Girls?”...

Interview: Computer Magic

One of the several acts playing BYT’s 15-hour 2013 Inauguration Spectacular is New York’s Computer Magic, the bedroom project of electronic musician Danielle “D...

Interview: Yeasayer

Yeasayer's Anand Wilder discusses a series of subjects at length, including his mixed emotions over Spotify, Yeasayer’s attempt to circumvent album leaks, his preferred use for Instagram, and some reminiscing of seeing “buttoned-up indie rock 90s kind of guitar bands” at the 9:30 Club...
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