As should probably be expected for a group named The Alternate Routes, the climb through the musical landscape hasn’t been a direct one.
The road to riches in the music industry is never easy, just look at D.C.-based band Honor By August.
Those interested in hearing the rekindled roar of early 90s rock and roll flavored with a touch of D.C.’s early punk roots ought to make their way to the Black Cat on March 27 to savor the release party of Falls Church-based Death By Sexy’s debut LP.
Music careers can take a lot of twists and turns over time, dragging artists all over the map. That makes it all the more remarkable that the four gentlemen comprising local rock outfit Big Tow have managed to reunite more than 40 years after first playing together in junior high […]
For bands releasing their first LP and trying to break out, there are likely easier approaches than the one taken by New Hampshire-based Wild Light.
The Wammies, the D.C. area’s premier music award show, attracted hundreds of the hottest musical talents, their production teams and the fans for its fifth consecutive year at Falls Church’s State Theatre last Sunday.
Raise your hand if you received an iTunes gift card in your stocking this Christmas? Thought so.
Adaptability seems to be a crucial trait for musicians these days. With the traditional record-label-backed system a thing of the past and the modern industry in a constant state of flux, the environment is more hostile than ever for songwriters trying to get by on songs alone.
While Radiohead receives a ton of attention for its innovative sound and Death Cab for Cutie is constantly trumpeted for its profound lyrics, there may be no band out there with as much creative firepower as New York-based Stellastarr*.
USAID Director to Speak at Weekly Rotary Meeting USAID (United States Agency of International Development) Director Mauricio Vera will speak to the Falls Church Rotary Club about his organization’s efforts to combat poverty, aid democratic movements and help with disaster relief efforts in nations around the world.