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
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