Patrick Rochelle

QuickTakes

Dr. Dog’s new album, “Shame, Shame,” is both fast-paced and uplifting. Although not a huge musical departure for the psychedelic, power-pop band, it is still a strong offering. Dr. Dog carries its characteristic excitement and high energy through the entire album. The album opens with “Stranger,” a song guided by its catchy bass and vivacious […]

QuickTakes

Hatchet Arts looks at British indie-folk and Foggy Bottom blues. “Sigh No More” Mumford & Sons Indie-folk band Mumford and Sons’ debut album, “Sigh No More,” is sure to entice its listeners with its passionate lyrics and fast-paced instrumentals. The band wastes no time drawing the audience into its world of tension and heartbreak. On […]

Vinyl takes center stage at Black Cat

Chris Knott did not go to the Black Cat on Sunday to listen to music. He went to sell it. Knott, a local DJ, was one of 30 vendors from along the East Coast who attended the D.C. Record Fair, an event that has evolved into a tradition among the city’s music community. Held in […]