The Make Up
Sitting here in the afterglow of day two — resting sore muscles and reflecting on an impossible collection of hard-earned memories — I feel like I’m starting to come to terms with Coachella. More »
Coachella Weekend 1 strikes tomorrow! If you’re heading out to Indio for the festival, we know you’re probably intending to check out Blur, Phoenix, the Postal Service, and many of the other marquee acts performing at the Polo Grounds. But if you’re an early riser or someone who is looking for something a little different,… More »
For his new book Supernatural Strategies For Making A Rock ‘N’ Roll Group D.C. punk legend Ian Svenonius spoke to a number of dead musicians — Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, and Brian Jones, to name a few — to help him craft a methodology for creating a band. When Svenonius and I spoke, he noted… More »
You know who doesn’t play a whole lot of rock festivals? Louis C.K., that’s fucking who. In fact, the general-consensus greatest comedian in the world today never plays music festivals, presumably because he doesn’t have to. And yet he’s a new addition to the bill at ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror New Jersey festival, which… More »
Well, here’s a reunion nobody saw coming. The beloved old D.C. garage-punk crew the Make-Up is coming back together to play ATP’s I’ll Be Your Mirror festival in London this summer. No word on any other shows, but we can hope.
The Make-Up was the band formed by Ian Svenonius and other former… More »