Tag: Music

Concert Review: Animal Collective play sold-out show at DC’s 9:30 Club

By Rachel Heller
“Welcome to the show!” shouted Avey Tare, member of the experimental band Animal Collective, amongst whizzing synth sounds and pulsating drum beats. With this simple introduction, the band invited Monday night’s sold-out crowd at DC’s 9:30 Club into their own kaleidoscopic little world—and the audience received them with open arms. Continue reading “Concert Review: Animal Collective play sold-out show at DC’s 9:30 Club”

Album review: The xx interlaces intimacy with brilliant splashes of light

By Rachel Heller

In 2015, The xx announced that their third studio album would wield “a completely different concept” than their previous records. I See You, the band’s first album in over four years, delivers just that. Continue reading “Album review: The xx interlaces intimacy with brilliant splashes of light”