Arnav Shah

Menomena phenomenon

Since Menomena’s third album “Friend and Foe” was released in January, the Portland, Ore., based experimental indie rock band has toured extensively, with stops including the South By Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas, the Pitchfork Music Festival in Chicago and a multitude of cities in Europe. They return to the District Nov. 6 to play […]

The National at the 9:30 Club

Web Extra “We expected something, something better than before. We expected something more,” sang Matt Berninger, lead singer of The National, over the opening chords to “Start a War” from their critically acclaimed album “Boxer.” Whatever the audience at 9:30 club was expecting, they certainly got it. The National did not disappoint. Battling a lingering […]