Tag: The Districts

Release Radar 2/21/20: Morrissey vs The Strokes

Release Radar 2/21/20: Morrissey vs The Strokes
Release Radar is very strong this week. It’s a week when all the big shots come out to play. We have the third Morrissey single, the second taste of new music from Pearl Jam, and the third effort from The Districts. More music from The Strokes, and we finally have new music from Mount Joy;... Read more »

Release Radar 1/17/20: The Districts vs Surfer Blood

Release Radar 1/17/20: The Districts vs Surfer Blood
The third weekend in January brings another strong group of releases. The Districts drop a second song from their forthcoming record You Know I’m Not Going Anywhere to be released on March 13th. It’s sounding a bit more progressive from where they were on Popular Manipulations, and I’m excited to see where their 4th record... Read more »

The Districts Return With Powerful New Single "Loving Protector Guy"

The Districts Return With Powerful New Single "Loving Protector Guy"
The Districts have been touring endlessly, on their best record to date, Popular Manipulations. None of which would have been possible if it wasn’t for the addition of lead guitar player Pat Cassidy. Not to take anything away from this band. They were incredible without Pat. But, as I have written on several occasions, Cassidy’s... Read more »
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The Districts Leave Me Wanting More @ The Riviera-10/6/18

The Districts Leave Me Wanting More @ The Riviera-10/6/18
It was evident from The Districts set at The Riv, that they were working on new things. It definitely did not feel like they were touring behind any record, though one would think most of their material would’ve come from their latest release, Popular Manipulations. There’s never a point of hearing “If Before I Wake”... Read more »

Two Of My Favorite Bands Are Touring Together: The Districts & Hippo Campus

Two Of My Favorite Bands Are Touring Together: The Districts & Hippo Campus
It’s been no secret how much I love both The Districts and Hippo Campus. I’ve been very vocal to those around me. They are my two favorite bands, and now they are touring together. I have pronounced my love for both bands several times on this blog. Feel free to take a gander below. “Hippo... Read more »

The Districts Log Performance of The Year At The Empty Bottle 12/10/17

The Districts Log Performance of The Year At The Empty Bottle 12/10/17
”A few years back I caught The Districts touring behind A Flourish and a Spoil, at Metro, and I was impressed. I wrote about it here: “The Districts Bring Energetic Live Act To Chicago’s Metro” Fast forward to the Winter of 2017, when I saw them playing behind their latest record Popular Manipulations, and I... Read more »
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The Districts "If Before I Wake" Questions Mortality

A whisper-like chant, or a monotone drone, begins the song… “Thunder woke me up, it was storming in the city, I was suddenly wide awake The listener is placed in the room of a person who has awoken to thunder. Sitting in the darkness but my eyes, they had adjusted, I was on my own,... Read more »

Angsty Music From The Districts On "Peaches"

I have been lady gaga over this song since I first heard it on the CMJ compilation a few months back. The Districts had not previously been on my radar, but once again, the College Music Journal crew hipped me to something I will forever love. What I love most is the angst in the... Read more »