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According to an article in yesterday’s Washington Post, Orpheus Records is still closing, but it might get a brief extension on its lease. You can read about it here.

Also, one of Thrill Jockey‘s most recent signings, Baltimore’s Human Bell, will play an in-store at Crooked Beat on Thursday, February 7, at 7 PM. (Crooked Beat is located at 2318 18th St. NW.)

You can hear Human Bell, which features folks from Arboretum and Lungfish, here. The post-rockin’ duo’s self-titled debut comes out tomorrow.