9:30 Club is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a massive, 264-page oral and pictorial history book. [Arts Desk]

A holiday gift guide to local private press records. [DCist]

Watch Janel Leppin perform under her new solo project, Mellow Diamond, at the Wilderness Bureau. [Bandwidth]

When Beyoncé digs your tunes, the only way to go for rapper Shy Glizzy is up. [Post]

Listen to a new track from NW D.C. rapper Kingpen Slim. [Arts Desk]