Near and Far
Rappers might be the face of D.C.’s growing hip-hop scene, but producers are its pulse. In this multipart series, Bandwidth…
The former member of Everything But The Girl performs three songs and discusses his career.
The Glaswegian band’s self-titled debut mixes country and folk with songs that veer into lo-fi punk.
Sound Advice is Bandwidth’s recurring playlist of artists we think you should catch in D.C. this week. This week’s playlist…
The Walkmen went on hiatus at the end of 2013. In this three-song set, singer Hamilton Leithauser demonstrates that he’s lost none of his power, even as he’s matured and loosened as a performer.
No matter what style or genre he’s pursuing, Lanegan possesses a voice that’s deep, dusky and unmistakable. Watch him perform “I Am the Wolf” live from KEXP’s studios in Seattle.
Gear belonging to the late hip-hop producer James “J Dilla” Yancey is headed to the Smithsonian. A synthesizer and drum…
The Voyager‘s clever (but never too-clever) sound builds an open structure within which Lewis can explore her current fascination: the weight of full adulthood, and its paradoxical precariousness.
In his new band, venerable U.K. DJ Harvey Bassett indulges a love of psychedelic garage rock. Throughout Wildest Dreams, he displays an impeccable sense of when to rev up and when to lay off the gas.
Lese Majesty is MC and producer Ishmael Butler’s most relentlessly noncommercial chapter yet. No hits, no singles; just raw, graceful tunes from the inventive former leader of Digable Planets.
The Brooklyn band writes inventive epics that behave like highly concentrated energy shots. You have to pay attention, because key elements arrive and depart in a blink.
Quetzal has spent two decades playing the soundtrack of its East L.A. neighborhoods: an evolving mash-up of Mexican son jarocho, low-rider oldies, cumbia, boleros, rock and blues.
Hear four songs by the popular band, recorded live from Icelandic National Day celebrations.
Olivia Neutron-John specializes in emotionally dense, unfiltered electronic music delivered live with throbbing intensity—and it’s safe to say there’s nothing…
Bandwidth has done extensive coverage of the house-show scene in D.C., and today this story—about the broadening and unique appeal…
We stop by 12 Tónar Records, where a longtime employee shares his five favorite Icelandic acts.
Meklit Hadero was born in Ethiopia and raised in the U.S. She’s a folk-jazz artist who’s been likened to Joni Mitchell. And she brings East African musicians together to share their beats.
Rappers might be the face of D.C.’s growing hip-hop scene, but the producers are its pulse. In this multipart series…
Fantasize your ideal love. With that in mind, write the most gentle, serene love song. That’s what Hollie Fullbrook, the singer behind Tiny Ruins, does in “Me At The Museum, You In The Wintergardens.”
The show digs deep into its archives for a discussion with the multi-talented singer from 2000.