In his 3rd post about teaching music in Kabul, Afghanistan, Portland musician Michael Lewis discusses how music, teaching, and life carry on during the holiday Ashura, preparation for the Loya Jerga assembly, and a bombing in the city.
It's our second post from Michael Lewis, currently teaching at Rock School Kabul. As he writes here, music supplies are in short supply, but inspiration is not.
The long road to Amor Ad Nauseum finally has an endpoint: Aan's full-length debut arrives February 4th via upstart Portland label Party Damage.
The beloved D.C. band returned this year with their first record in twelve years. Here's your chance to make up for lost time with them (plus opener Telekinesis!) as they come to the Wonder Ballroom this Sunday.
New releases from Midlake and Arcade Fire top our airplay chart this week:
1. Midlake: Antiphon
2. Arcade Fire: Reflektor
3. Minor Alps: Get There
4. Modern Kin: Modern Kin
5. Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings: Give the People What They Want