Category Archives: music

Why Missy Mazzoli Is The Composer Of Her Generation

“Seven or eight years ago, she started making waves with her chamber-ensemble-cum-girl-band, Victoire, a group with a funky alt-classical vibe that she formed as an outlet for performing her own music. Listening to the band’s post-minimalist drones overlaid with expressive spasms of melody in an electronic haze, playing at the Atlas on H Street in […]

Hip Hop’s TV Takeover

Is the question why now, or is the question why did hip hop, which has dominated the music scene for decades, take this long to take over the small screen? “Hip-hop is the soundtrack of at least one, probably two generations now. … People used to be afraid of it or consider it the music […]