Best Richmond Releases of 2013

When I started to put together the Best releases from Richmond bands this year, I quickly realized this was going to be a daunting task. I usually try to keep it a Top 10, but that went right out the window when I named off a hundred or so albums in under a few minutes.…

The Cheats Movement is Pretty Famous

First off, if you’re not reading The Cheats Movement, you’re missing out on the one of the best blogs in Richmond. Marc Cheatham highlights the underground scene focusing a lot on art and the hip hop scene and it’s always a fun read. The Richmond Comedy Coalition invites The Cheats Movement for its Richmond Famous…

The Music of John Carpenter by Glows in the Dark

In honor of Halloween, here’s a special live recording of Glows in the Dark at the Commercial Taphouse in 2010 where they played the music of John Carpenter, the man behind such great films as “Escape from New York,” “Assault on Precinct 13″ and, of course, “Halloween.” Enjoy.

New Music from Glows in the Dark

Avant-garde jazz group Glows in the Dark released its remix EP “Tides of War” today and it features the band’s music remixed by artists and producers Count Bass D, Jneiro Jarel, Tim Gane (of Stereolab), John Robinson, Snow Panda and others. Also, hip-hop artist Jneiro Jarel also released a mixtape that features a remixed Glows…

Glows in the Dark presents: “Mondo Italia Dance Party”

If you haven’t seen jazz/funk sensation Glows in the Dark perform, you’re missing out on some of the best music RVA has to offer. On Thursday, Feb. 24, the group will perform a “Mondo Italia Dance Party” at Balliceaux, where they will present two solid sets of grooves inspired by the Italian crime films of…