Formed in 2014 at Georgetown University by vocalist Mary Ellen Funke and pianist Lyell Evans Roeder and now based in Los Angeles, Tigers Are Bad For Horses create a sound that is informed by multiple genres ranging from electronic and indie pop to jazz and film scores. This unique melding of influences has resulted in many stand out songs. Their release, “Still Here” continues that track record. The duo’s newest track
Our friends at U Street Music Hall announced yesterday that they are bringing Moon Boots to Union Stage on Thursday, May 10. This May 10 date with Moon Boots will be the first show in an upcoming series at Union Stage for U Street Music Hall. Union Stage has a smaller capacity than U Street Music Hall, so expect a more intimate vibe for the shows that U Hall presents there.
Ahead of the Werk Ethic party at U Street Music Hall tomorrow night, the party’s resident DJs Nick Garcia and Ken Lazee each named three house/techno tracks from the 80s/90s that mean a great deal to them. Listen through their selections and read the reasoning for their picks. Ken and Nick impressed us with their first Werk Ethic party at Ten Tigers, so tomorrow’s party is a guaranteed good time.
As both a DJ and the label boss at Better Listen Records, Martín Miguel has a reputation for selecting quality soul and disco inspired dance music. On the same evening at the end of September that I talked to Martín about Better Listen Records, I asked him several questions about his artist career. In the artist interview with Martín, we touched on everything from his thoughts on buying and DJing
Blisspop is giving away a pair of tickets to Lane 8 at 930 Club! You can participate by emailing your favorite Lane 8 track to info [at] blisspop [dot] com and the winner will be selected randomly. It is rare for a musician to achieve commercial success without having to compromise on the authenticity of their sound or limit their raw emotional expression, but Lane 8 (née Daniel Goldstein) has