Listen Up!

Listen Up! brings you mp3s of acts coming through town in the next week. Listen up, then go check them out live.

Wednesday, May 9, Air at the 9:30 Club. Atmospheric and, frankly, sexy electronica by a French duo. Listen: “Once Upon a Time

Saturday, May 12, Silversun Pickups at the DC101 Chili Cookoff. Driving, melodic guitar rock with a mid 90s flavor. Listen: “Lazy Eye

Saturday, May 12, Dr. Dog at the Rock and Roll Hotel. Sloppy, joyous Beatlesesque pop rock from a Philly band. Listen: “My Old Ways

Sunday, May 13, Sloan at the Black Cat. Some of the best straightforward, rollicking pop you’ll hear—plus an energetic live show to boot. Listen: “Who Taught You to Live Like That?

Monday, !!! (Chk Chk Chk) at the 9:30 Club. Post-punk disco that’ll make you get up and dance. Listen: “Hello? Is This Thing On?

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