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Before their show at Comet, dance rockers Heavy Breathing talk about their sound and their decision to perform without a regular vocalist. [DCist]

The owners of Takoma Park’s Video Americain discuss the store’s last days and the importance of movies in general. [Post]

Local musicians share their favorite songs and musical moments from the year. [We Love DC]

It’s hard to believe but Rockville art gallery VisArts has been around for a quarter century. To celebrate, gallery founders Judy Greenberg and Jack Rasmussen have curated “Review Renew,” a show featuring current and not so current works by local artists. [Post]