On Tap Music

  • More Than Just A Dream: Fitz and the Tantrums

    Posted on October 24, 2014

    I’m kind of the Swiss Army knife of the band,” laughs James King, of indie neo soulsters Fitz and The Tantrums. In a recent interview with On Tap, ...

  • No Bad Blood and No Scrubs: Bastille @ the Patriot Center

    Posted on October 20, 2014

    Listening to Bastille’s recordings, it is easy to forget that they are a band. The emphasis on synthesizers and other non-typical rock band instrum...

  • Meet Josh Franceschi of You Me At Six

    Posted on October 15, 2014

    Music is often connected with memory, hearing an old favorite tune can transport you back to the time and place where you first heard the song or b...

  • Laughing After Hours with We Are Scientist. U Street Music Hall

    Posted on October 10, 2014

    Shortly before launching into their sixth song of the night, the catchy surf-rock tune “Sprinkles,” guitarist and vocalist Keith Murray looked out ...

  • Storming the States: Bastille 2014 Fall Tour

    Posted on October 10, 2014

    The best way to track Bastille’s meteoric trajectory to widespread popularity may be by looking at their history of playing shows in the DC area. A...

  • On the Verge: Hozier

    Posted on October 4, 2014

    If you have a Spotify account or have heard of YouTube, you’ve probably listened to Hozier by now. The Irish-born singersongwriter’s poignant track...

  • In the Mix with Mathias

    Posted on October 4, 2014

    If the tattoo of iconic punk rock act Bad Brains’ logo along the underside of his right forearm isn’t the initial clue that Washington, DC reside...

  • Meet Bahamas is Afie

    Posted on September 18, 2014

    “Bahamas is Afie” is the new record from Bahamas, who really is Afie. Afie Jurvanen, to be precise, who goes by the stage name Bahamas. Got it? Goo...

  • Let Rock Rule: Aerosmith

    Posted on September 5, 2014

    They are recognized as one of the greatest rock bands in history. They’ve sold over 150 million albums worldwide and been inducted into the Rock an...

  • Local Brews, Local Grooves: Talking with Pasadena

    Posted on September 5, 2014

    There’s nothing quite like enjoying a nice, cool beer while cheering for a band at a concert. Hand in hand, there is also nothing quite like suppor...

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