Tag Archives : Washington DC

The Train Keeps Rolling


“It’s Americana-ish!” is how Andy Hawk describes his latest studio effort with the Train Wreck Endings and if you’ve heard any of their previous work you’d find it hard to put them into one specific category or genre too.  This, my friends, is a talented group of musicians that effortlessly blends folk, blues and rock into their own special brand…

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More than Treading…


Froglix has recently received word that the Treading Lemmings, fresh off their righteous gig at Philadelphia’s Hard Rock Cafe (photo above), are putting the finishing touches on some new material.  Front man Christopher Quinn tells us that they are on track to have at least (4) new songs completed by summer’s end and we, of course, are rather looking forward…

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New Music from Hand Painted Swinger


Twangy/alt-country type guitars set against a swing/shuffle riddims equals Hand Painted Swinger’s new single, “Medicine Cabinet.” It’s cow-punk gone wild! Click the play button below to check it out here, catch it as part of the global broadcast or, better yet, pick it up on iTunes! listen now: Medicine Cabinet get it now on: [itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/medicine-cabinet/id441970008?uo=4″ title=”HPS on iTunes!”]   –…

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Flashback: Bad Brains


[itunes link=”http://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/bad-brains/id6562656?uo=4″ title=”Bad Brains on iTunes “] This is one of my all time favourite bands…and one of my all time favourite songs!  I distinctly remember waiting up all night to catch this video the first time it aired on MTV’s 120 Minutes.  It was so worth it. I was fortunate to catch HR sit in with Fishbone a few months…

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This Just In: Treading Lemmings Return to the Studio


DC’s Treading Lemmings are off to a fine start here in 2011. Winners of (2) Froglix Music Awards and nominated for (4) Washington Area Music Awards, Quinn and the crew are riding the wave of good fortune right back into the studio to begin work on their next project.  It’s a rather fluid situation at the moment but near as…

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Froglix Flashback: Jawbox


The year was 1993 and Jawbox had pulled off what many thought to be the unthinkable.   They left the legendary label of DC hardcore, Dischord Records, for the greener pastures of a major label (Atlantic to be exact) and not too long after we find bassist Kim Collete, front man/guitarist Jay Robbins, guitarist Bill Barbot and drummer Zach Barocas debuting on…

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