The new chairman of the Kennedy Center, financier David M. Rubenstein, told the New York Times that he wants to attract “people who don’t have hair color like mine” (read: young people) to the institution. Also, Democrats and Republicans, preferably at the same time. More: WaPo.
The buzzy, skuzzy, poppy Dum Dum Girls’ upcoming cassette-only compilation includes a cover of the revered D.C. indie-pop group Black Tambourine‘s “Throw Aggi Off the Bridge.” Which is good!
D.C. alt-country band These United States recorded a session with Daytrotter.
Neil Patrick Harris, accessory to Smurfs.
Listen to the Very Best‘s version of the xx‘s remix/cover of Florence and the Machine‘s “You’ve Got the Love.” Yah.
All Our Noise has video from final Pash show: