An interview with up-and-coming dream-rock outfit Humble Fire [D.C. Music Download]

Jolly Joe Bussard, founder of Fonotone records, recalls making the first-ever John Fahey recording. [AdHoc]

After releasing a record to promote the conservation of the Sumatran Tiger, Portugal. The Man will play a free concert at the National Zoo. [DCist]

The next D.C. Record Fair isn’t actually going to be in D.C.. [D.C. Music Download]

Apparently the Wizards aren’t doing so bad, so the Verizon Center’s Lady Gaga concert got bumped. [DCist]

In which the stars of Scandal get taken seriously by POLITICO [BYT]