The Bounce: This Week In Music News

By Ally Schweitzer

Ex-D.C. duo Nadastrom have a new record on the way.
Ex-D.C. duo Nadastrom have a new record on the way. Windish Agency

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

Jack On Fire says anti-pot congressman Andy Harris should chill out and smoke a doobie. [Arts Desk]

D.C.’s annual punkpalooza Damaged City Fest announces its initial 2015 lineup. [Noisey]

Diamond District drops another track from its forthcoming remix album. [2DopeBoyz]

Local label Peoples Potential Unlimited is getting ready to release an intriguing analogue synth “mini-LP” from Moon B. [Fact]

Eric Brady talks about running D.C.’s Windian Records in the wake of Travis Jackson’s death. [Razorcake]

Dave Grohl made a demo in 1992, and this is what it sounds like. [Consequence of Sound]

Photographer Jim Saah talks about his now-classic 1980s harDCore photos. [Vice]

Ex-D.C. electronic duo Nadastrom has a new album on the way. [Fact]

Ricky Eat Acid: “I think ‘trippy’ is definitely something I’ll be saddled with forever, purely from the name.” [D.C. Music Download]

Young Rapids talks about breaking up, then un-breaking up. [Brightest Young Things]

Pitchfork gives the new mixtape from D.C. rapper Shy Glizzy a respectable 7.5 rating. [Pitchfork]

… and in this interview with Bandwidth contributor Briana Younger, the Streets’ Hottest Youngin talks about police, fame and being “awwsome.” [Fader]

D.C. guitar wizard Anthony Pirog has a new music video. [D.C. Music Download]

Buffalo/D.C. band Lemuria collaborates with artist/zinester Mitch Clem on a comic. [Noisey]

Bluebrain is back. [D.C. Music Download]

If you care about the Grammys, well, here’s the full list of nominees. [Billboard]

Year-end music lists, rounded up: The best music of the year, according to NPRConsequence of Sound, A.V. ClubThe Guardian, SpinAdHoc, XLR8R, Fact, Fader, and Tabs Out.

On Bandwidth: Strathmore’s new music venue, AMP, announces its first shows; Visto premieres a Burning Manesque video; Sun Machines talk to us about why space exploration is dumb; Punk the Capital hosts a preview screening; Paperhaus plots a Kraftwerk cover show.