ShowlistDC Music Notes: Thursday 02-16-12

Things to read:
• Ian Svenonius’s The Make-Up is reuniting to perform at the Mogwai-curated All Tomorrows Parties festival in London in May [Washington CityPaper]. No local tour dates have been announced at this time.
Interview: Zola Jesus [DCist], who is performing at U Street Music Hall tonight.
Interview: Grimes [Washington Post], whose new album Visions drops next Tuesday.
• Capital Bop on this weekend’s Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival.
• DCist shares the Moombah Chronicles: the Beginning.
• DCist’s this week in jazz.
• Live Reviews: Sarah Godfrey on Tank at Opera Ultra Lounge [Washington Post]. Cecilia Porter on Leipzig String Quartet at Washington’s United Church [Washington Post]. Stephen Brooks on Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson Trio at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater [Washington Post]. Jeffrey Lamoureux on Sharon van Etten at the Black Cat [We Love DC] (seriously, was this show just writers and their +1s?!).

Things to listen to and/or watch:
• Local metal group A Sound of Thunder is offering a free download of a song on their new album. The album, Out of the Darkness, comes out March 27, and the band has a CD release show at Empire (formerly Jaxx) on March 31.

Free stuff:
• The Rogers Revue has tickets to Disney On Ice at the Verizon Center on 2/18 (contest ends 2/17).
• DC 50/WDCW has tickets to Jim Jones with Nyemiah Supreme at U Street Music Hall on 3/5 (contest ends 3/1 at noon).