ShowlistDC Music Notes: Tuesday 04-24-12



Local Reviews of Today’s New Releases


Brendan Benson: What Kind of World. Reviewed by Lindsay Zoladz [Pitchfork] and by Andrew Leahey (scroll down) [Washington Times].

Eve 6: Speak In Code. Reviewed by Andrew Leahey [Washington Times].

Mean Jeans: On Mars. Reviewed by David Malitz [Washington Post].

Rare Essence: Mixtape Vol. 1. Reviewed by Sarah Godfrey [Washington Post].

Volcano the Bear: Golden Rhythm/Ink Music. Reviewed by Marc Masters [Pitchfork].

Jack White: Blunderbuss. Reviewed by Allison Stewart [Washington Post] and by Andrew Leahey [Washington Times].



Articles


Chuck Brown go-goes to the hospital. His show this weekend at the Howard Theatre has been rescheduled to 6/29.

• Interview: Valerie Paschall talks to America Hearts [DCist].

• Metallomusikum continues her countdown to Maryland DeathFest with a profile of The Devil’s Blood and an interview with Dragged Into Sunlight.



Live Reviews

• Erica Bruce’s photos of Bad Brains and GZA at the Howard Theatre [Washington CityPaper].

• We Love DC on Zarjaz at CD Cellar.

• Stephen Bradley on Lotus at the 9:30 Club [Washington Times].

• Anne Midgette on Norman Scribner‘s last performance with the Choral Arts Society at the Kennedy Center [Washington Post].



Contests


NEW Washingtonian is giving away two pair of tickets to the Sweetlife Festival. They don’t list what day the contest closes.
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Ben Kweller‘s Go Fly a Kite on vinyl. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Wednesday 4/25).
NEW Capital Bop is giving away a pair of tickets to the Alan Evans Trio at the U St Music Hall on Thursday 4/26 (contest ends Thursday morning 4/26).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of the Domino Records Zine and Flexidisc set, Smuggler’s Way. Winner must have a North American mailing address (contest ends Thursday 4/26).
NEW The Vinyl District is giving away a pair of tickets to the Sweetlife Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 4/28 (contest ends Thursday 4/26).
• Heavy Uber Alles is giving away a pair of lawn seats to Megadeth and Rob Zombie at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 5/13 (contest ends Friday 4/27 at noon).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to the sold-out Radiohead show at the Verizon Center on 6/3 (contest ends Sunday 5/27).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to Dave Matthews Band at Jiffy Lube Live on 6/16 (contest ends Sunday 6/3).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see 311 and Slightly Stoopid at Jiffy Lube Live on 7/28 (contest ends Sunday 7/22).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see OAR at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 8/10 (contest ends Sunday 7/29).

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