Interview: Drop Electric- Playing @ Black Cat July 20th!

Interview: Drop Electric- Playing @ Black Cat July 20th!

Based in a city known for stagnation and business as usual, Washington DC’s Drop Electric exists to break the mold. Drop Electric’s music is a manic barrage of soaring female vocals, distortion, tribal percussion, and electronic bleeps, controlled by structured, dynamic songwriting. Ramtin Arablouei, Neel Singh, Sho Fujiwara and Kristina Reznikov’s shared experiences as children […]

Interview: Turf War; Playing @ Black Cat June 17th!

Interview: Turf War; Playing @ Black Cat June 17th!

Formed as a bedroom recording project by singer/guitarist John Robinson in 2008, Turf War became a full band in mid-2009 and began to grow a local following in their hometown of Augusta, GA before moving to Atlanta. Their style is gritty, Southern-tinged indie punk rock, with major influences from The Replacements, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Bruce […]

Preview: Pissed Jeans at Black Cat in D.C. — April 12

Preview: Pissed Jeans at Black Cat in D.C. — April 12

Formed in 2004 in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Pissed Jeans is Bradley Fry- guitar, Randy Huth- bass guitar, Matt Korvette- vocals, and Sean McGuinnessis- drums. They are an American noise-rock band pulling influences from 1980s hardcore punk and post-hardcore bands. Specific influences include: Black Flag, No Trend and Drunks with Guns. Pissed Jeans released their first of four albums, […]

Preview: The Beanstalk Library at Black Cat on Feb. 28

Preview: The Beanstalk Library at Black Cat on Feb. 28

By: Taylor Magill DC based band, The Beanstalk Library is often likened to Big Star, Elvis Costello, and Teenage Fanclub. As a diehard Big Star fan, I knew I had to give them a listen. From the moment I heard “Elephantitis” off their 2007 debut album, America At Night, I was hooked. Ryan Walker is […]

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