Our boy Austin who runs Vinyl Meltdown, an awesome blog that covers Hip-Hop, indie, and dope intersections therein, hit us with his top 10 albums of 2009. Thanks, homey, and keep grindin’ in Twenty Ten! VINYL MELTDOWN blog: Top 10 of 2009 Let me preface this by saying that I’m primarily hip hop head. But I do enjoy a good assortment of music from across genres. So in the spirit

Dear Santa, I mean Satan, All I want for Christmas is… Bliss Please join us for a special home for the holidays edition of Bliss. Looking forward to seeing our DC peeps and lots of people from around the country back in DC for the holidays. One of whom is local Derek Davies who runs Neon Gold records (who released Passion Pit’s first single,) home from NYC and ready to

The birth of U Street Music Hall!! Nadastrom + ayres, specifically: filling dave’s hotel tub full of bed linens, towels and lampshades, then Ayres peeing on them.. Only to have dave stand on top of the asparagus and coffee stained stack to wash his luxurious hair. Green eggs and hammy, lez-go Fake ass Hawaiians (obama eastman) Rockin an explosive rooftop jump-off in Taipei in front of my mom and her

Zombie Disco Squad – “The Dance” (YouTube) The rise of of tribal minimal house? “The Dance” is anchored by a sound somewhere between a kick drum and bass, each beat taking a downward bend. Even as they fold in the congas and shouts there’s nothing that hits as hard as the pure drop at 0:38 seconds in. Nadastrom – “Ghetto Pass” (YouTube) The Saved EP is a meditation on the