There's something to be said for musical comfort food; the sort of thing that, regardless of what it might signify to anybody else, can instantly transport a listener to some bygone halcyon era.
Raleigh, NC's Negative Fun Records has really been feeling the RVA love lately. In addition to releasing the upcoming LP from local noise-rock trio Hoax Hunters later this spring, they'll also be including not one but two RVA bands in their 2014 Singles Club roster.
Have you ever eaten pancakes out of a bag in the middle of an airplane flight? Because you just might have been broadcasted as a punchline for well over 100,000 people on and offline.
In the wake of Dave Brockie's passing, there's been an outpouring of grief and support from the music community in RVA and beyond. In response, the surviving members of GWAR have released a video statement to address and thank their fans for the support.
The Richmond Mural Project started a Kickstarter 30 days ago to help raise funds for murals here in RVA this summer.
A few weeks ago, Richmond City Council hesitantly gave its support for Mayor Jones’ “Revitalize RVA” project, which would include a new baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom.
There are some things, I am quickly finding, that are synonymous with Richmond: brunch at 1 PM, copious amounts of PBR, music shows of all types every night of the week, and, now that this shitty weather has at least temporarily quit, doing everything possible on the river.
How do songs about poverty, oppression and injustice mix with musically disparate Nerd Rock and Power Pop? Apparently quite well, and if you were lucky enough to snag a ticket to the Weezer and Last Internationale show at The National last Thursday, April 3, you saw an amazing show.
The Championship Round of The Beer Madness Bracket Poll is finally done! The champion of this massive RVA beer battle has been determined, and now it is time for their coronation.
Ladies and gentlemen, Soulpower is moving on. After four years of running their monthly parties out of the back room at Balliceaux, they're officially relocating to brand new RVA nightclub the Broadberry starting on Saturday, May 10.