December 6, 2013
Friday, April 3: If you like Justice and Daft Punk, you might be interested in Sebastien Tellier, who also hails from France and is essential to the French dance circuit. He will be bringing his beautiful, piano-laced electro music to the 9:30 Club. 10PM. [MySpace]
Thursday, March 26: Local DMV rappers, producers and vocalists recreate and redefine the songs off Jay Z’s 1996 debut album, Reasonable Doubt, which helped push the hip-hop powerhouse into the big leagues. 8PM at Expo, $15. [Washington Post]
Friday, March 6: The music of The Foreign Exchange is best described as “pretty” underground hip hop music, with their jazzy piano samples, soulful lady vocals and romantic lyrics. Yazarah, Darien Brockington, Zo! and The Ells open. $18, The Black Cat. [Black Cat]
Thursday, Feb. 19: More electronic music from English group Fujiya & Miyagi (who sound a bit like Hot Chip if you’re into that) and the School of Seven Bells, a pet project of one of the members of the Secret Machines. School of Seven Bells, who have collaborated with Prefuse 73, include those megahot sisters [...]
Sonar’s Taxlo Dance Party is on this Friday, featuring one hell of a lineup: music from Atlanta-based DJ-of-the-moment, Treasure Fingers and a live performance from Blaqstarr, who collaborates with the likes of Diplo and MIA.
Thursday, Feb. 5: Brightest Young Things is throwing a listening party for “Dark Was the Night,” their latest indie rock compilation. Electrohaters, rejoice; there’s not a sign of synth to be found on the comp, and they’ll be playing music by Cat Power, Blonde Redhead, Spoon, The New Pornographers and Yo La Tengo all night. [...]
Thursday, Jan. 29: There’s a difference between electro and techno, and the music at The Electric Cabaret will most definitely be techno, so if you’re not into pill popping and Eurotrash, then this dance night is not for you. German house DJ Sacha Muse is featured; download a sample mix here. 9PM at Muse. [Brightest [...]