Archives for September 19, 2016

Glass Animals @ Echostage 9/25

GlassAnimalsHailing from Oxford, England, Glass Animals are a psychedelic meets alternative meets indie rock band but they would happily tell you that they’re genre-less. Following their breakout success of their debut full length Zaba in 2014, the group released How to Be a Human Being August 26th earlier this year. The new album has a clear upbeat tempo and an early 2000’s R&B/Hip Hop style. With  tracks including a 36 second rap titled “[Premade Sandwiches]” and a clear influence of the Red Hot Chile Peppers on their track titled “Poplar St.” the new album brings every type of sound and style to the stage. Glass Animals kick off a full US run with an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers and will be playing with Pumarosa at Echostage on September 25th. Expect a night with a lot of dancing and chill vibes as they play hits like Gooey, Life Itself, Pools and Season 2 Episode 3. Fans of Chet Faker, CHVRCHES, and MØ will enjoy their eclectic blend of synths, bass and drumbeats.

Where: Echostage Washington DC

When: Sunday September 25th @ 7PM

Where to buy: Ticketmaster

Lit&Local: The Radiographers Scheduled To Play in DC Tonight!

The RadiographersJoined today on DJ Jackie Reed’s show, “Jammin’ with Jackie”, was Mike Houser, guitarist and vocalist of The Radiographers. As a last minute conversation, Houser took time to speak about his band, musical influences, and information about tonight’s show at DC9. The feel good indie band formed at the University of Maryland, and has been together since. Started up in College Park, MD, they have come from different regions of the East Coast: Philadelphia, DC, and Baltimore. Houser explained in the live on-air interview with Jackie that the band formed at school, and have gotten listener traffic through their many performances in DC and Baltimore. In addition, Houser is heavily involved with the University of Maryland’s official radio station, WMUC 88.1 FM. Their style of music is redefining the face of pop/indie music. Songs like “Missy May” and “The Story of Jafar” are a couple of the many songs featured on their first album, Talk with Transperancy (2016). It’s the kind of music that you want to blast in your car during a long road trip: calm, complex, and filled with The Smiths vibes. Talk with Transparency is a mélange of soft rock and heartwarming indie, a mix ample of catchy tunes and narrative lyricism. In the future, they hope to consolidate their sound and create new songs that will entice any listener who has an ear for talent and musical expertise.

9/19 show:

Bandcamp: https://theradiographers.bandcamp.com/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theradiographers/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/theradgs