Monthly Archives: April 2014

My Dad’s Band Can Kick Your Dad’s Band’s Ass

In the late 1970s and early 1980s my dad was in a band called Idiot Box.¬†They were invited to be CBGB’s house band but unfortunately disbanded before they could strike it big. It’s true. One of the members just put … Continue reading

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Typefighter’s Debut Album Streaming Today, Kicks Your Rainy Day’s Ass

Today in DC, everyone is miserable because our short-lived sunny spree committed suicide when a rainstorm blindsided us. It sucks. Everyone is sad. Luckily, we have Typefighter. Typefighter is a talented group of musicians doing amazing things and today they’re … Continue reading

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Pharrell Reminds Us Why Virginia Beach Is The Best

Pharrell sat down on CBS Sunday Morning and spoke about his “colorless” childhood in Virginia Beach. I come from there and I love it there. The city has suffered an uncharacteristic number of tragedies recently, so this clip is very, … Continue reading

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Concert Review: DCist – Carolina Chocolate Drops, Live at the 9:30 Club

I’m a person who goes to A LOT of shows. But this one may be one of my all-time favorites. Read my full review here! Photo by Nicholas Karlin.

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Review: The 17th Annual MACRoCK Festival

I covered MACRoCK this weekend for WRGW! Check out my review here.

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Video: Cloud Nothings – “I’m Not Part of Me”

A video for a new single from of my favorite bands. Also, oddly, an accurate depiction of my life in 2007.  

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