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“Envy” (2008-2013) by Barry X Ball

Sofar (Sounds From a Room) might bring mystery living room concerts back to D.C. [D.C. Music Download]

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney introduced one of his favorite bands, Guided By Voices, at the Black Cat. [DCist]

A reflection on art fairs, after New York’s Frieze Week [East City Art]

Philippa Hughes is writing a memoir, and she breaks down the process for the Intentional‘s Kate Jenkins. [BYT]

How the concert special-effects industry began: with Alice Cooper‘s smoke bombs. [Post]

CONNERSMITH. now represents artists Barry X Ball and J.J. McCracken. [East City Art]

Photo courtesy of CONNERSMITH.