SOUNDS LIKE:Carefully crafted indie pop that comes with Jeff Tweedy's seal of approval.
WHY YOU SHOULD CARE:If ever there was a "band to watch," it's Lucius.
The Irish indie rock mainstays kicked off their North American tour with a two-night stop at 9:30 Club in DC.
Musician. Educator. Podcast Host. Cat dad.
Casey Rae is a man of many talents, and with William Burroughs and the Cult of Rock ‘n’ Roll he adds “author” to that list. Equal parts history of and on-ramp to all things Burroughs, Cult tells the tales of the long strange trips that artists throughout rock ‘n’ roll history took to worship before their pope of dope,” how the words of one man influenced our modern world in ways we can hardly imagine, and much more!
Brad Mehldau, simply put, is one of the most respected living jazz players on the planet. He’s also one of the most prolific. Think Stephen King levels of prolific, but for music. Many of you may know him from his work covering some Radiohead tunes, but rest assured he is much MUCH more than that. In fact, on his new album Finding Gabriel, he is doing nothing less than searching for the meaning of life, the universe, and everything. Suffice to say the album is HEAVY, but it’s also one of the most exhilarating listens of the year in any genre.
As the saying may or may not go, “The nerds shall inherit the dance floor.”
Tim van Berkestijn, also known as Benny Sings, hails from the Netherlands and makes some of the funkiest, laid back music on either side of the Atlantic.