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Animal Artist Creates a Sonic Panda-monium

Animal Artist Creates a Sonic Panda-monium

For quite some time, fans have hotly anticipated Tomboy, the new release from Panda Bear, a critically acclaimed artist and a co-founder of the successful band, Animal Collective. Highly regarded for his distinctive style, Panda Bear — born Noah Lennox — releases more of what fans love, albeit with a[Read More…]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 4.1.11

“Heart in Your Heartbreak” The Pains of Being Pure at Heart Belong 4 stars The Pains second album showcases its new, improved sound. Kip Bermans breathy, echoing voice gently drifts over a smooth and driving beat. A solid punk love song, “Heart in Your Heartbreak” has some very pleasant harmonies[Read More…]

by March 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

The Quick Dish

The Cherry Blossom Festival is upon us once again. Every year, busloads of tourists descend upon D.C. to marvel at the hundreds of trees blooming in brilliant fashion. Last year brought us a Japanese beer garden — samurai bouncers included. This year is sure to bring us new festivities as[Read More…]

by March 30, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 3.25.11

“The Ballad of Mona Lisa” Panic! at the Disco Vices and Virtues 4 stars The band releases its first album since becoming a duo. “The Ballad of Mona Lisa” is one of the strongest songs, featuring driving guitar, ringing bells and staccato strings piercing the background, complete with a few[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 3.18.11

“Till the World Ends” Britney Spears Femme Fatale 3 stars “Till the World Ends” reflects the current state of pop music, as a heavily computerized voice, pounding bass and electronic beats round out Britney’s latest single. Britney definitely doesn’t impress with her musical talents on this one — her singing[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 2.11.2011

“How to Be a Werewolf” Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will 3 out of 5 stars Ambient soundscapes abound in the space-rockers’ seventh album. Guitars weave in and out in “How to Be a Werewolf,” jutting through the ambient keyboard in eloquent strokes. Slowly picking up speed, steadily[Read More…]

by February 11, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized

New Releases // 2.11.2011

“How to Be a Werewolf” Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will 3 out of 5 stars Ambient soundscapes abound in the space-rockers’ seventh album. Guitars weave in and out in “How to Be a Werewolf,” jutting through the ambient keyboard in eloquent strokes. Slowly picking up speed, steadily[Read More…]

by February 10, 2011 0 comments The Guide

New Releases // 1.28.2011

“Oh My Heart” R.E.M. Collapse Into Now 3 out of 5 Stars “Oh My Heart,” a song about returning to New Orleans after the hurricane to start anew, is classic R.E.M. Gentle drums and dissonant chords subtly, yet expertly, capture the bittersweet emotions of coming home to a changed city.[Read More…]

by January 28, 2011 0 comments The Guide
A True Slice of Italy in the Heart of Georgetown

A True Slice of Italy in the Heart of Georgetown

IL CANALE Take it from a real Italian: Authentic Italian food is hard to come by. Chicken parmesan, pepperoni pizza, fettuccine alfredo — just a few of many decidedly American, faux-Italian dishes all too easy to find. Fortunately, true Italian food can be found just a short walk away from[Read More…]

by January 13, 2011 0 comments Uncategorized