ShowlistDC Music Notes: Thursday 08-09-12


Planning Guides: DCist’s This Week in Jazz. DC Music Download’s Weekend Hits.

• The Washington CityPaper’s Mike Paarlberg remembers Marvin Hamlisch.

• Jonathan L Fischer’s Recommended Listening: Exotic Fever Records‘ compilation to benefit DASH (The District Alliance for Safe Housing) [Washington CityPaper].

• Have you ever wondered what the staff of Brightest Young Things wear to work? We certainly didn’t, but Washingtonian did a feature on BYT’s wardrobe. (Slow news day!).

• Preview: Stephen Deusner on the Hood Internet‘s mashups [Washington Post Express]. Tonight at the U St Music Hall.

• Interview: Mike Shomaker talked to Yellowcard [DC Music Live].

• CD Review: Stagnant Pools, Temporary Room. Reviewed by

• Interview: Local metal blogger Metallomusikum talked to the creators of the Stoner Hands of Doom Festival, which takes place in New London, CT, over Labor Day weekend.


• Hometown Sounds DC’s local music video of the day is the Sweater Set, “Call Me Maybe”.

• Apparently no DCist music video of the day….

Live Reviews

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

• Brian Ossip on Sonic Nights and the Crème at Axum Lounge, 8/4/12 [DC Music Live].

• Denise A Levien on the NSO‘s performance of West Side Story at Wolf Trap [the Rogers Revue].

• Denise A Levien on Idina Menzel with the NSO at Wolf Trap [the Rogers Revue].


• ShowlistDC (that’s us!) is giving away
a pair of tickets to see Lyle Lovett at Wolf Trap on 8/14 (contest ends today at 5 PM).
• The Vinyl District is giving away a copy of Civil Twilight‘s Holy Weather on vinyl (contest ends Friday, 8/10).
• The Vinyl District is giving away tickets to Aerosmith and Cheap Trick at Jiffy Lube Live, 8/12/12 (contest ends Friday 8/10 at noon).
• DC101 is giving away a pair of tickets to see Gotye at Merriweather Post Pavilion on 9/30 (no indication of when this contest ends).