Canadian synth-poppers Dragonotte are fronted by the foxy vixen of a singer songwriter Martina Sorbara and backed on bass, guitar, and drums by her male bandmates: Dan Kurtz, Chris Hugget, and Joel Stouffer respectively. Dragonnet combine remarkably versatile and complex synth layers with loud fuzzy guitar, all driven by unrelenting, bouncing dance beats, to create catchy dance-rock that is smeared with bright red lipstick and dripping with sex appeal. Their


Several days ago I had the pleasure of conversing with Thomas Redmond of DC’s own True Womanhood. We talked beer and music and art, among other things. It was interesting and informative and I’m excited to see Thomas and his two bandmates open for NYC’s Bear Hands this Wednesday at U Street Music Hall @ 9 P.M. While only three musicians, True Womanhood combine to create a lot of noise. Driving bass,


The indie buzz surrounding Brahms is slowly filtering out of the New York City bubble, garnering more and more attention and attracting new fans across the blogosphere. Headed by indie music vet Cale Parks (Joan of Arc, White Williams, Aloha), this trio produce a complex cacophony of percussion, synths, and guitar. Their dynamic electro-pop/rock seems in the vein of Animal Collective but less experimental. Other times it strikes a more


I’ve recently traded e-mails with John Davis, formerly of DC darlings Q And Not U and Georgie James, and now doing solo work under the stage name Title Tracks. I was able to get his take on the DC music scene among other things; you can check it all out below. John recently released his debut solo album It Was Easy to the joy of fans and critics alike. Davis’s


I’m not going to lie, I missed the boat in 2004 when Funeral was released. At that point in my life, I was only just beginning to understand there was more than the Grateful Dead and The Beatles in the world of music. Luckily, I was older, more mature, and more musically aware by the time the hype storm surrounding Arcade Fire‘s Neon Bible rolled through town. But unfortunately, the release