Seventeen-year-old George Mason High School senior Katie Potrykus, lead singer and guitarist of the Falls Church-based, all-girl rock band High Minded, has been a musical talent in the making since the age of three and has been blossoming ever since.
Shane Hines loves mowing his lawn. No, it’s not a very “rock star” passion to hold, but he loves it just the same. It’s not so much the manual labor, or the steamy summer temperatures — he loves it because when he slices down that last row of overgrown grass, […]
There’s a cliched concept in music that an artist’s first album is the easiest one to make because it’s the album they’ve been waiting their whole life to make.
Hurt frontman J. Loren bristles at the “alt-metal” label so often affixed to his band. Sure there are similarities between Hurt and the sound of Staind, Seether or Saliva and other top-of-the-charts acts that root their music in distorted guitars and growling vocals, but how many of them initially script […]
Brett Dennen cares. That’s just who he is. At the holidays, he always feels sad because the gifts he gives to those closest to him, his friends and family in California, never feel like enough. When a recent sold-out show at the Hotel Café left a long line of fans […]
For those of you who don’t follow such things, there exists down on Independence Avenue a semi-autonomous little organization known as the Energy Information Administration (EIA). Created by Congress back in 1977, its mission “is to provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analyses to promote sound policy making, efficient markets, and […]
After celebrating 15 years together, it seems clear that the Dutch band Bettie Serveert has quite a bit of staying power. Of course, that much was apparent ten years ago when the band played to a crowd of about 2,000 in Central Park.