Today’s New Releases (with locally-penned reviews)
• Oddisee: Odd Renditions Vol. 001 EP – Reviewed by Joe Colly [Pitchfork].
• Planning guides: Brightest Young Things’ shows to get pumped for this week.
• Local band news: Maryland djent band Periphery‘s new single “Make Total Destroy” is available on iTunes. You can also listen to it on youtube. The new album Periphery II is out 7/3/12 on Sumerian Records.
• Interview: Giovanni Russonello talks to guitarist Rodney Richardson [CapitalBop]. Performing at the Atlas on Wednesday.
• Rohan Mahadevan’s song of the day is Times New Viking‘s “Ever Falling In Love” [DCist].
• Hometown Sounds DC’s DC music video of the day is These United States, “Get Yourself Home”.
• Maryland djent band Periphery released its new single “Make Total Destroy” today; check out the song on youtube.
• Kelly Hogan stopped by NPR’s DC office for a Tiny Desk Concert.
• Radiohead at the Verizon Center: Reviewed by Chris Richards [Washington Post] and Jonathan L Fischer [Washington CityPaper].
• Stephen Bradley on O’Brother at the Howard Theatre [Washington Times]. The band was opening for Thrice.
• Brian Ossip and Mike Shomaker on The Used at the Fillmore on 5/30 [DC Music Live].
• Michael J West on Tarbaby at the Fridge (CapitalBop’s DC Jazz Loft) [Washington CityPaper].
• Photos from the DC Jazz Festival [WJLA]
• Charles T Downey on the Baltimore Consort at St. Matthew’s Cathedral [Washington Post]. Part of the Washington Early Music Festival.
• Stephanie Breijo on Dawes and Sara Watkins at the 9:30 Club [Brightest Young Things].
• Brightest Young Things on Les Nubians at the Hamilton.
• Joy Asico’s photos of City and Colour at Rams Head Live [Brightest Young Things].
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of 2:54‘s S/T on vinyl (contest ends today).
• NEW Brightest Young Things is giving away a pair of tickets to see Dengue Fever at the 9:30 Club on 6/6 (there’s no indication of when this giveaway ends).
• Brightest Young Things is giving away a pair of tickets to see Monty Alexander at the Hamilton on 6/9 (contest ends Wednesday 6/6).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a pair of tickets to see The Cribs at the Black Cat on 6/7 (contest ends at noon on Wednesday 6/6).
• Scene Trek is giving away a pair of tickets to The Cribs at the Black Cat on 6/7 (contest ends at 3 PM on Wednesday 6/6).
• NEW Heavy Uber Alles is giving away a pair of tickets to see Three Bad Jacks at the U St Music Hall on 6/7 (contest ends at 9 PM on Wednesday 6/6).
• Brightest Young Things is giving away a pair of tickets to see Gotye at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 9/30 (contest ends Thursday 6/7).
• Metal Injection is giving away tickets to the Rockstar Mayhem Fest featuring Slipknot, Slayer, and Motorhead at Jiffy Lube Live on 7/29 (contest ends “randomly” as the concert date approaches).
• 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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