The Bounce: This Week In Music News

By Ally Schweitzer

No more Starbucks beverages will enter this famous mouth.
No more Starbucks beverages will enter this famous mouth. Takahiro Kyono

Bandwidth’s Friday roundup of local and not-so-local music news.

Neil Young: Boycott Starbucks! [Consequence of Sound]

Tuscadero to play two reunion shows for (disclosure: my friend) Nancy Marion, a former Teen Beat intern recently diagnosed with leukemia. [Washington Post]

Local artist Ricky Eat Acid gets a Fader profile. (I’m trying to forgive the author’s pluralization of “Silver Spring.”) [Fader]

Listen to the first single from new D.C. band Polyon. [DCist]

Sleater-Kinney previews its new album in an interview with Bob Boilen. [NPR]

A new WETA documentary tracks D.C. in the 1980s, with help from folks like Ian MacKaye. [DCist]

Oh, and here’s a 2005 interview with MacKaye, recently unburied. [TTABEFAOU]

Yes, Wale and Jerry Seinfeld are really friends, and it’s NBD. [Washington Post]

D.C. conductor and composer Julian Wachner is finally coming into his own, writes Anne Midgette. [Washington Post]

Marian McLaughlin is crowdfunding for her new record. [D.C. Music Download]

Iggy Azalea is bored with the misogyny of Eminem and other male artists. [The Guardian]

Courtney Love and Dave Grohl reconciled over their mutual love of an actress’ breasts, says Love. [Spin]

Ex-D.C. guitarist/experimentalist (and—disclosure—another friend of mine) Torn Hawk was taught guitar by The Wrens’ Charles Bissell. [Stereogum]

Timbaland does not approve of Lifetime’s Aaliyah biopic. [Billboard]

Tereu Tereu has a new music video. [Washington City Paper]

Streaming can boost album sales, according to a study by the Country Music Association. [Billboard]

On Bandwidth: A skateboarder from Maine is behind numerous D.C. hip-hop videos; The 1978ers and Big Hush get our Track Work treatment.

Photo by Flickr user Takahiro Kyono used under a Creative Commons license.