Legendary U Street jazz venue Bohemian Caverns is closing at the end of the month. [WCP]

How D.C. inspires local musicians Kokayi, Sara Curtin, and Nag Champa. [DC Music Download]

A Q&A with Rare Essence‘s Andre “Whiteboy” Johnson. [Post]

Come to our next Luce Foundation Center show, featuring Beauty Pill. [Arts Desk]

Bad BrainsH.R. is suffering from a rare neurological disorder. [Bandwidth]

Washingtonian says D.C.’s reaction to PJ Harvey‘s Ward 7 song makes us look like a “cowtown.” [Washingtonian]

An interview with Luke Stewart, Graham Boyle, and Mike Abrams about the Union Arts situation. [DC Music Download]