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Click Track: October 10, 2010 - October 16, 2010

Coda: Mary Timony's new supergroup; debating Belle & Sebastian; for the love of free CDRs

We're excited for Wild Flag. (Merge Records) This week on Click Track: We talked to Mary Timony about Wild Flag, her newest musical venture. Any new music from Timony is reason to get excited; the fact that she'll now be...

By Click Track  | October 15, 2010; 5:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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T.I. headed back to prison

We won't be seeing much of T.I. until 2011. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) By Chris Richards T.I. appeared in an Atlanta courtroom this afternoon where he was sentenced to serve 11 months in prison for violating his probation. The Atlanta rap...

By Chris Richards  | October 15, 2010; 4:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  News  | Tags:  T.I.  
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In concert: Belle & Sebastian at DAR Constitution Hall

Belle & Sebastian delivered a daintily delightful performance on Thursday at Constitution Hall. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Dave McKenna Folks whose musical taste leans toward Scotch, hold the rock, packed DAR Constitution Hall on Thursday for Belle &...

By Click Track  | October 15, 2010; 4:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  In concert  | Tags:  Belle & Sebastian  
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In concert: Joshua Redman at Blues Alley

Joshua Redman (left), evoked saxophone colossus Sonny Rollins at Blues Alley, Thursday. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko If it's pedigree you want, Joshua Redman has it. The San Francisco-based saxophonist player is the son of another horn...

By Click Track  | October 15, 2010; 2:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  In concert  | Tags:  Joshua Redman  
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Be specific: Alice Cooper on his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nod and "the Salvador Dali of divas"

I'm, sailing... Alice Cooper -- the man and the band -- in its heyday. (Washington Post archive photo) By Chris Richards Got your costume ready? Shock rocker par excellence Alice Cooper brings his “Halloween Hootenanny” tour to Merriweather Post Pavilion...

By Chris Richards  | October 15, 2010; 1:22 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Be specific  | Tags:  Alice Cooper  
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Update: Death outside DC9; club will close temporarily

DC9 will be shuttered, at least temporarily. (Nick Kirkpatrick/FTWP) A man was beaten to death outside of DC9 nightclub in the early hours of Friday morning. A man died outside of DC9 nightclub in the early hours of Friday...

By Click Track  | October 15, 2010; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Local news  | Tags:  DC9  
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Prince announces tour; Duff McKagan jams with Guns N' Roses; Bieber loves pizza

We can only hope Prince's "Welcome 2 America" tour includes a D.C. stop. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara) By David Malitz and Chris Richards - "I got a lot of hits. Bring friends, bring children, and bring foot spray because it's gonna...

By David Malitz  | October 15, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Guns N Roses, Justin Bieber, Prince  
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Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Friday morning

By David Malitz Let this serve as a semi-regular reminder to discover or re-discover one of the most efficiently awesome rock bands currently in existence. Future of the Left, "Arming Eritrea" Mountain Man, "Soft Skin" Monorchid, "Beard of Bees"...

By David Malitz  | October 15, 2010; 9:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Taking sides: Belle & Sebastian -- Indie-pop legends or comfort-rock enablers?

Scottish indie icons Belle & Sebastian mosey on into Constitution Hall tonight. You wouldn't think such a pleasant band would inspire such aggressive arguing but that's exactly the case. Some of us think they are rightful heirs to the...

By Click Track  | October 14, 2010; 12:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Taking sides  | Tags:  Belle & Sebastian  
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The Pixies pay tribute to Chilean miners at Santiago concert

By David Malitz Last night, the Pixies neverending reunion tour found them playing their first headlining show in Chile, on the same day of the dramatic rescue of the 33 miners who had been trapped underground for 69 days....

By David Malitz  | October 14, 2010; 12:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  News  | Tags:  The Pixies  
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T.I. talks down a jumper; JoBros cancel in Mexico; Alice Cooper wants you to get dressed up

Atlanta police say T.I. helped prevent a suicide on Wednesday. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images) By Chris Richards - T.I. is expected in court on Friday for drug charges. But first a good deed. Police say the rap star helped talk a...

By Chris Richards  | October 14, 2010; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Alice Cooper, Jonas Brothers, T.I.  
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Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Thursday morning

By Chris Richards When Heath Ledger died in 2008, all I could think of was one of his lines from the 1999 teen comedy "Ten Things I Hate About You." Watching a band perform, (Save Ferris, maybe?) he laments...

By Chris Richards  | October 14, 2010; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Be specific: Mary Timony on her new band, Wild Flag

Wild Flag features members of Sleater-Kinney, the Minders and local favorite Mary Timony, second from right. (Merge Records) By David Malitz Wild Flag is possibly your favorite band you’ve never heard. The newest indie supergroup burst onto the radar a...

By David Malitz  | October 13, 2010; 4:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Be specific  | Tags:  Helium, Sleater-Kinney, Wild Flag  
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Riffs: The Board Adminstration showcase at U Street Music Hall and the magic of free CDRs

Fans were offered a cornucopia of compact discs at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday night. By Chris Richards Tuesday night, in the subterranean bass temple that is U Street Music Hall, hometown rap star Wale introduced fans to the...

By Chris Richards  | October 13, 2010; 2:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Riffs  | Tags:  Black Cobain, Fat Trel, Tiara Thomas, UCB, Wale  
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In concert: Deerhunter at 9:30 Club

Bradford Cox and Deerhunter have settled in as one of indie's best bands. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By David Malitz Deerhunter sure became a very pleasant band all of a sudden. It was only 2007 when frontman Bradford Cox...

By David Malitz  | October 13, 2010; 1:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  In concert  | Tags:  Deerhunter  
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In concert: La Excelencia at Artisphere

La Excelencia provided a political soundtrack to salsa night at Rosslyn's new Artisphere. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Mark Jenkins On the dance card Tuesday evening at Rosslyn's brand new Artisphere: Salsa lessons. A hot multi-ethnic band from the...

By Click Track  | October 13, 2010; 1:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Lady Antebellum scores more AMA nods than Lady Gaga; Christina Aguilera and husband separate

Lada A tied Eminem for the most AMA nods. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards - Lady Antebellum beat out Lady Gaga when the American Music Awards announced its list of 2010 nominees on Tuesday. The country-pop trio tied Eminem for...

By Chris Richards  | October 13, 2010; 9:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Christina Aguilera, Eminem, Justin Bieber, Lady Antebellum, Lady Gaga, Nelly  
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Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Wednesday morning

By Erin Williams Remember when Lenny Kravitz performed "Lady" in that Gap ad with Sarah Jessica Parker from 2004? I bought the album, "Baptism," for this one song and never listened to another track on it. Lenny Kravitz, "Lady"...

By Erin Williams  | October 13, 2010; 8:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Polls: Insane Clown Posse: Serious about being Christians, or having a Joaquin Phoenix moment?

Insane Clown Posse -- wicked religious? (Psychopathic Records) By Allison Stewart Perhaps you've heard: Insane Clown Posse, America's profanest and most reviled shock rappers, have come out, for lack of a better term, as Christians. The group's members professed their...

By Allison Stewart  | October 12, 2010; 3:20 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Polls  | Tags:  Insane Clown Posse  
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In concert: Gorillaz at Patriot Center

Damon Albarn led a sprawling Gorillaz cast on Monday night at the Patriot Center. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Klimek Citizen-of-the-World Damon Albarn does not travel light. The Blur frontman turned wizard of the "virtual band" Gorillaz (music...

By Click Track  | October 12, 2010; 1:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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In concert: Raul Malo at The Birchmere

Raul Malo gave an often-scintillating performance at the Birchmere Monday. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Scott Galupo By some astral mistake Raul Malo, former frontman of the Mavericks, was born in Miami rather than Texas. His voice, heard up...

By Click Track  | October 12, 2010; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Singles file: Rye Rye f. M.I.A., La Sera, CFCF

Rye Rye gets some help from her mentor M.I.A. on her latest song. (Katherine Frey/TWP) By Allison Stewart A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind... Rye Rye featuring M.I.A.: "Sunshine" It's at least three months late, but...

By Allison Stewart  | October 12, 2010; 11:37 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Singles file  | Tags:  Band of Horses, CFCF, La Sera, M.I.A., Rye Rye, Snoop Dogg, YG  
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Album review: Sufjan Stevens, "The Age of Adz"

Sufjan Stevens boldly changes his style on his new album. (Andrea Bruce/TWP) By Patrick Foster This album isn't about an American state, but it is about the state of an American. That citizen being one Sufjan Stevens, who, after a...

By Click Track  | October 12, 2010; 11:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Quick spins  | Tags:  Sufjan Stevens  
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Album review: Darius Rucker, "Charleston, SC 1966"

Darius Rucker's smooth transition to country continues on his new album. (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Allison Stewart It turns out it wasn't that difficult for Darius Rucker to make the transition from frontman of the frat party pop band Hootie and...

By Allison Stewart  | October 12, 2010; 10:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Quick spins  | Tags:  Darius Rucker  
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Album review: Die Antwoord, "$O$"

It's hard to get a read on Die Antwoord, which is entirely the point. (Courtesy of the artist) By Sean Fennessey Never trust a viral video. The members of South African trio Die Antwoord (English translation: The Answer) are hilarious....

By Click Track  | October 12, 2010; 10:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Pacino to play Spector; Wale vs. Tokyo Police Club on Pennsylvania Ave.; ICP talk about their faith

That Al Pacino will play Phil Spector in a movie is probably the best news the record producer has heard in a while. By David Malitz - Oscar-winning actor Al Pacino is set to take on the role of legendary/disgraced...

By David Malitz  | October 12, 2010; 9:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Insane Clown Posse, Phil Spector, Tokyo Police Club, Wale  
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Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Tuesday morning

By David Malitz Because of singer Timmy Taylor's tragic death in 1997 that cut the band's career short these Ohio spazz-rockers are being left out of the "we love everything that happened in the '90s" love fest. Too bad,...

By David Malitz  | October 12, 2010; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Week ahead: Wale's proteges to storm U Hall; The Band Perry makes its cute-creepy debut; My Morning Jacket dominates late night television

Fat Trel and Black Cobain perform at U Street Music Hall on Tuesday. (Courtesy of the artist) By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Board Administration -- a new rap-R&B-go-go crew operating...

By Chris Richards  | October 11, 2010; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Future days  | Tags:  Black Cobain, Fat Trel, My Morning Jacket, The Band Perry, Tiara Thomas, UCB, Wale  
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Riffs: Raheem DeVaughn's new "Bedroom" video doesn't actually take place in the bedroom

By Chris Richards Just moments ago, Washington's own Raheem DeVaughn premiered a sultry, sepia-toned new new video for "Bedroom," one of the finest songs from his excellent, most recent album "The Love & War Masterpeace." Directed by local rapper-director...

By Chris Richards  | October 11, 2010; 3:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags:  Raheem DeVaughn, Tabi Bonney  
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In concert: Roger Waters at Verizon Center

Sunday night's performance of "The Wall" took spectacle to another level. (All photos by Josh Sisk/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko When Pink Floyd bassist Roger Waters wrote “The Wall” -- the band’s mega-selling double album -- back in the late ’70s,...

By Aaron Leitko  | October 11, 2010; 1:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
Categories:  In concert  | Tags:  Roger Waters  
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In concert: Hank Williams, Jr. and Jamey Johnson at the Patriot Center

Hank Williams, Jr. and his rowdy friends celebrated their common interests Saturday night. (All photos by Tracy Woodward/TWP) By David Malitz Hank Williams Jr. kept up a torrid hat-per-song pace early in his Saturday night performance at Patriot Center. He...

By David Malitz  | October 11, 2010; 11:15 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  In concert  | Tags:  Hank Williams Jr., Jamey Johnson  
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In concert: Mavis Staples at Lisner Auditorium

Church service started early with Mavis Staples on Saturday night. (Marvin Joseph/TWP) By Chris Klimek Mavis Staples showed up early for church this weekend - about 12 hours early. The youngest of the Staples singers, now a spry septuagenarian whose...

By Click Track  | October 11, 2010; 11:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Interview  | Tags:  Mavis Staples  
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Remembering Solomon Burke; Adam Lambert protested in Malaysia; WPFW celebrates Indigenous People's Day

By Chris Richards - R&B legend Solomon Burke died Sunday on a plane at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. Read his Washington Post obituary here. Meantme, Rolling Stone has posted an interview with Burke from earlier this year. - Malaysia's Islamist...

By Chris Richards  | October 11, 2010; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  Morning click  | Tags:  Adam Lambert, Solomon Burke  
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Clicky shuffle: Random songs for Monday morning

By Chris Richards Raise your hand if you grew up in the Washington punk scene and learned about Supreme Court Justice William J. Brennan from Fugazi in 1991. Fugazi, "Dear Justice Letter" Portishead, "Sour Times" Jaheim, "Fabulous" Toni Braxton,...

By Chris Richards  | October 11, 2010; 9:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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