Metro Weekly

Music

  • Funny Valentine

    Sure, you could reserve a candlelit table at one of D.C.'s finest restaurants, or prepare your own seductively sumptuous feast at home next Wednesday. But...

  • Soundwaves

    MAMMA MIA! MERYL... Is there anything Meryl Streep can't do? Well, she's not likely to get the four members of dance-pop pioneers ABBA to perform...

  • Better Late

    Norah Jones scored quite the sleeper success with her debut album five years ago. With no expectations, Come Away With Me was quietly released but...

  • Sunny Cynic

    A bad breakup serves as the bread and butter for many a singer-songwriter. But few take to it with as much glee as Lily Allen,...

  • Love Hangover

    Jennifer Hudson may steal the show, but not so much you forget about Beyonce. After seeing the movie version of Dreamgirls, however, you might forget...

  • Flower Power

    It happens every year, especially during the fall. An onslaught of good and great music causes other releases to get lost in the shuffle. Before...

  • Hollaback Gwen

    ''I heard that you were talking shit and you didn't think that I would hear it.'' Gwen Stefani came out swinging, swaggering and stomping on...

  • Beautiful Balloon

    Gregory Douglass seems to have a real fear of falling -- especially falling in and out of love. On his new album, Up & Away,...

  • Soundwaves

    DJ PODCAST PIONEERS... Let's say you were dancing recently, and you went crazy over a song you never heard before. Unfortunately, you don't remember the...

  • Soundwaves

    Mika FREDDIE MERCURY'S SPAWN: MIKA... George Michael. Robbie Williams. Elton John. Scissor Sisters. Up-and-coming pop sensation Mika channels those four contemporary artists, among many others....

  • Scatter Pop

    It is the best of albums, it is the worst of albums. With apologies to Charles Dickens, never before has there been a more polarizing...

  • Homo Hop

    Cazwell is not your typical rapper. As far as we know, Eminem has never admitted to masturbating via webcam, or to liking foreskin. Sure, maybe...

  • Cold Comfort

    In times of change, it's common to seek out a source of comfort and stability. For some, that means indulging in a favorite childhood food....

  • Soundwaves

    FROM THE SECOND TIME YOU GOT ME BA-BAY... You should already know the name Offer Nissim by now. And Maya Siman-Tov, too -- or at...

  • Sultry Soul

    Forget American Idol. These days, it seems you have to be a former Mouseketeer to catch a critical break in the pop music world. Okay,...