Yeah, I Made Cheese

Yeah, I Made Cheese BY FREYA BELLIN LEVOW While I’m a wholehearted supporter of the DIY movement, there are some things that I consider best left to the experts.  Among them: bread (too fickle), beer (too many gadgets), and, topping out the list, cheese.  That which involves caves and fungus seems just a bit out of my range.  Or rather, it did seem that way until I learned how to [more]

I Can Dig It: Review of A Man Called Destruction

I Can Dig It: Review of A Man Called Destruction BY ANDREW HERTZBERG My introduction to Big Star's Alex Chilton was reading his name on the liner notes of a Cramps album. I remember thinking his name sounded very rock and roll. Chill-ton. It never left my head even though I didn't really know who he was otherwise. Eventually, I heard Elliott Smith’s cover of Big Star's “Thirteen” and the Replacements song [more]

All Kinds of Us: FPDC Preview with Cigarette, Netherfriends, Ryley Walker and Br'er

All Kinds of Us: FPDC Preview with Cigarette, Netherfriends, Ryley Walker and Br'er BY PETER LILLIS It's Here! The first-ever FP event is scheduled to kick off tomorrow evening, Tuesday 4/15 at 8 PM (doors at 7), at The Dunes, the popular DIY venue in DC's Columbia Heights. As previously stated, this event series is a logical extension of the FP experience. We’ve spent more than three years on this site writing about our favorite bands and [more]

I Wanna Grow Up: An Interview with Mac DeMarco

I Wanna Grow Up: An Interview with Mac DeMarco BY TOM CARBONE There was a point in the not-too-distant past that Mac DeMarco was known as both an incredibly goofy guy with a penchant for ridiculous on-stage antics and as a guy who can write a damn good song. And at 23, DeMarco seems to be growing up, and his most intensely personal album to date, Salad Days, was released on April Fools Day via Captured [more]

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Yeah, I Made Cheese

BY FREYA BELLIN LEVOW While I’m a wholehearted supporter of the DIY movement, there are some things that I consider best left to the experts.  Among them: bread (too fickle), beer (too many gadgets), and, topping out the list, cheese.  That which involves caves and fungus seems just a...
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I Can Dig It: Review of A Man Called Destruction

BY ANDREW HERTZBERG My introduction to Big Star’s Alex Chilton was reading his name on the liner notes of a Cramps album. I remember thinking his name sounded very rock and roll. Chill-ton. It never left my head even though I didn’t really know who he was otherwise. Eventually,...
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All Kinds of Us: FPDC Preview with Cigarette, Netherfriends, Ryley Walker and Br’er

BY PETER LILLIS It’s Here! The first-ever FP event is scheduled to kick off tomorrow evening, Tuesday 4/15 at 8 PM (doors at 7), at The Dunes, the popular DIY venue in DC’s Columbia Heights. As previously stated, this event series is a logical extension of the FP experience. We’ve spent...
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I Wanna Grow Up: An Interview with Mac DeMarco

BY TOM CARBONE There was a point in the not-too-distant past that Mac DeMarco was known as both an incredibly goofy guy with a penchant for ridiculous on-stage antics and as a guy who can write a damn good song. And at 23, DeMarco seems to be growing up,...