MUSIC

All The E Street Punks

All The E Street Punks

The Shindig Music Festival, which returns to Baltimore...

Go Shed Your Past

Celebration’s dreamy ‘Walk On,’ a track...

Hey Hey, Woody Guthrie

In March, when I drove from Austin to Baltimore, I visited Oklahoma for the first...

Being and Time: Natural Velvet¿s Post-Punk Prodigality

It¿s late on a Monday Night in July at Holy Frijoles in Hampden when Natural Velvet takes¿no,...

Andrew W.K. pontificates on partying thanks to the Contemporary and Current Space

Like an apotheosis of Party, the cover of 2001's "I Get Wet" is, to many, the first and perhaps only...

NOISE

Following a rise to national acclaim, Future Islands return home for a triumphant Hampdenfest show

Following Future Islands' March performance on Letterman, the band's secret got out and the group...

With its awards show, the Americana Music Association embraces blues, gospel, and R&B

The secret hero of the 2014 Americana Festival in Nashville last week was neither a scrawny ex-...

No Trivia: The future of Baltimore club is getting sampled in a crappy J. Lo song

-A tragic optimism has taken over the Baltimore club scene these past couple of years. Everybody...

Raz-Ber-Ritas, trombone breaks, and goofing on Michael McDonald: A Steely Dan live review

Wednesday was the anniversary of my Natal Day, and along with the usual well-wishes from well-...

Debussy Riot

Fun (well, not-so-fun) fact: Out of the 68 Pulitzer Prizes for Music that have been...

BPM

BPM

Artaz “DJ Pierre” Wilkins (pictured) is only...

Strum Und Twang

-  In Willie Nelson’s song ‘Shotgun Willie,’ he says, “You can’...

Blue Notes

Blue Notes

Rock Since the Bee Gees

Bangers and Thrash

Bangers and Thrash

•  Plenty of interesting release news this time around: Feminist...

Booed Music

Booed Music

• Who is Chrissy Vasquez?...

The Rap Sheet

The Rap Sheet

• The 8th annual Baltimore Crown Awards...

Jason Crumer, "Disqualifier"

Listening Party: Jason Crumer, "Disqualifier"

If you're listening to Jason Crumer albums without quality headphones, you¿re doing it wrong. The...

Ami Dang, "In Auspices"

Listening Party: Ami Dang, "In Auspices"

The flustered breathlessness that¿s greeted FKA twigs' "LP1" is enough to make you think Tricky isn¿...

Normaling, "Corpus Callosum"

Listening Party: Normaling, "Corpus Callosum"

What the actual fuck? Last week British music magazine FACT pimped local outfit Normaling's debut EP...

KIX, "Rock Your Face Off"

Listening Party: KIX, "Rock Your Face Off"

KIX is the kind of band that has little incentive to make a new album, much less a good one, in 2014...

Wing Dam

Wing Dam

For those who came of age in the ’90s, a spin through Wing...

Schwarz, "Open Up Yr Mind - The Remixes" (Thunder Zone)

Schwarz, "Open Up Yr Mind - The Remixes" (Thunder Zone)

Schwarz might just be the most sincere and generous dude in music right now. The...

J. Robbins, "Abandoned Mansions EP" (Self-Released)

J. Robbins, "Abandoned Mansions EP" (Self-Released)

D.C. post-punk hero and Magpie Cage Studios producer J. Robbins has put together an...

Young Moose, "O.T.M. 2" (Out The Mud Records)

Young Moose, "O.T.M. 2" (Out The Mud Records)

Baltimore’s Young Moose sounds like he grew up on the street rap of New...

The Short List 9/24/14

The Short List 9/24/14

WEDNESDAY: Shonen Knife, together for 33...

The Short List 9/17/14

The Short List 9/17/14

WEDNESDAY: Club K presents a bill of local experimental...

The Short List 9/10/14

WEDNESDAY: Andy Bopp (formerly of Love Nut) plays the Sidebar with...

The Short List 9/3/14

The Short List 9/3/14

WEDNESDAY: Long-running Tennessee indie-pop band The Features...

The Short List 8/27/14

The Short List 8/27/14

WEDNESDAY: Maryland-based doom-metal veterans Iron Man play the...

The Short List 8/20/14

The Short List 8/20/14

WEDNESDAY: Pennsylvania’s The Big Time and Chicago band...

The Short List 8/12/14

The Short List 8/12/14

WEDNESDAY: Midtown BBQ & Brew holds Midtown Sessions, an open jazz jam session...

The Short List

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Local jam band DETLAnine begins...

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