These are my older articles for the The Washington Post Express. They're in reverse
chronological order, with the newest first. For the more recent ones, go back
here.
Shaking It Up: Dance Party  

O.A.R.: Sing the Body Acoustic  

A Sort of Homecoming: Elliott Murphy  

Oy, Beautiful: Nice Jewish Girls Gone Bad  

Capital Holidays: Top 5 DC Christmas Tunes  

Bright & Shiny Things: My Brightest Diamond  

Rolling With the Punches: The Oranges Band  

Liner Notes: Michael Franti on "All Rebel Rockers"  

Wag of the South: Jim White  

Riding the 'Trains' Again: Robyn Hitchcock  

Mind-Bending Sound: Telepathe  

Out of the Dark: Martin Bisi  

Dreaming in Sound: A Film on Patti Smith  

Loud and Clear: Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt  

Resilient Revolutionaries: The Legendary Pink Dots  

Songs of the South: Rosebuds  

True Fairy Tales: Lykke Li  

Blitzkrieg Bluegrass: Tommy Ramone on Uncle Monk  

Monster Mash-Up: Girl Talk  

Robert Davi: Harmony as Allegory  

Electronic Tonic: Ratatat  

School of Rock: Willoughby  

Mod Marriage: Wreckless Eric and Amy Rigby  

Shaking Up Tradition: Ana Popovic Brings New Hues to Blues  

Stranger in Town: Ontario Singer-Songwriter Hayden  

Fall Arts Preview: Classical  

Forward March: Paul Weller  

Josh Frank on Peter Ivers, Murder & 'New Wave Theatre'  

A Rocking Revolution: Tania Saleh  

Liam Finn: DIY or Die  

Wake Up, America: Paul Auster  

Jam in the Slam: Black Ink and Bass  

Princes of Wales: People in Planes  

Country Slickers: Juniper Lane  

1000 Miles, One Hit: The Proclaimers  

North Country Girl: Kathleen Edwards  

Human Machines: Carbon/Silicon  

Pretty Perky for Teens: Paramore  

Hard Times' Lessons: Wink Keziah  

History in Harmony: Haale  

Boys Next Door: The Jonas Brothers  

Fresh Outta Fresno: Rademacher  

Style to Burn: Alice Smith  

Youth at the Vanguard: Emily Elbert  

Champaign Wishes: Headlights  

Smokin' Folkie: Jeremy Fisher  

Grown Your Own Hit: Kate Voegele  

Struggle, Survive, Sing: Ledisi  

Grace and Her Fire: Grace Potter & the Nocturnals  

Solo is the Loneliest Number: Nina Nastasia  

Rise Above: The Shackeltons  

More Than a Pretty Face: Lizardman  

Q&A: Jester Mark Jaster of the Washington Revels  

Soft Storm: Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds    

Don't Call It a Comeback: Vanessa Carlton  


Could Cause Nausea: Juliette Lewis & The Licks  

Jesse Harris: Secret Star  

Musical Intersection: The Section Quartet  

Heart of Sass: Deborah Harry  

Physician, Heal Thy Profession: Dr. Jerome Groopman  

School of Pop: Jonatha Brooke  

The Sweetish Thing: Koop  

High End Standards: Over the Rhine  

Steven Wright: Ride That Pony  

Gina Sicilia: Got the 22-Year-Old Singer Blues   Text   PDF

The Funny Girl Inside: Mary Lynn Rajskub  

Awfully DAM Loud: A Place to Bury Strangers  

A Homecoming of Retorts: Henry Rollins  

Teddy Thompson: A British Country Boy   Text   PDF

Q&A: Peter Frampton Comes Alive, Again  

The Beach Boys: Still Getting Around   Text   PDF    

A Hand From the Pit: John Stabb Benefit