MUSIC

Polaris, 'The Adventures of Pete and Pete' house band are back for the first time

Consider the strange, rather adorable case of New Haven,...

Basement Boy and house hero Teddy Douglas' career in 10 tracks

This weekend, Teddy Douglas, one-half of the bigger-than-Baltimore house-music...

Street favorite Kevin Gates shares the stage with pop rapper B.o.B

The growing chasm between mainstream rap and street rap...

The joyous dread of Dustin Wong and Takako Minekawa's "Savage Imagination"

Guitarist Dustin Wong is still getting a handle on how Japan is affecting...

NOISE

Holy shit, 3-D Jean-Luc Godard flick 'Goodbye to Language' to screen at the Senator Theatre

It's frustrating to a be film fan here in Baltimore. Not that that the community itself doesn't do...

Friends Records celebrates its fifth anniversary with a two-day bacchanalia of local music

Running a record label is hard—or so we imagine, because we've never actually tried to do it....

Watch the Lotfy Nathan-directed video for Blaqstarr's 'Hands Up Thumbs Down'

This thing where Mad Decent and Blaqstarr repurpose old Blaqstarr tracks for 2014 is weird as hell,...

Beauty Marx: Horse Lords' latest 'Hidden Cities' hits both body and mind

Beauty Marx: Horse Lords' latest 'Hidden Cities' hits both body and mind

So two guys from an instrumental band are sitting in a...

A conversation with Dark Sister, dirty south, nu-metal feminists for the new world order

A conversation with Dark Sister, dirty south, nu-metal feminists for the new world order

Here’s the opening line from rap duo Dark Sister,...

Lafayette Gilchrist Harnesses the dance-floor solidarity of go-go and jazz, on 'Go-Go Suite'

Lafayette Gilchrist Harnesses the dance-floor solidarity of go-go and jazz, on 'Go-Go Suite'

Add ethnomusicologist to Lafayette Gilchrist’s r&...

Rip It Up and Start Again: Mary Timony returns with Ex Hex

Rip It Up and Start Again: Mary Timony returns with Ex Hex

Since the early ’90s, Mary Timony of Ex Hex (formerly...

Chill Harder: An in-depth conversation between Dope Body and Roomrunner

Chill Harder: An in-depth conversation between Dope Body and Roomrunner

Local noisy rock outfits Dope Body and Roomrunner both have...

Listening Party: Roomrunner's 'Separate'

Listening Party: Roomrunner's 'Separate'

Baltimore needs to ask herself, “Were the ’90s actually as good as I...

Listening Party: Multicult, "Variable Impulse"

Listening Party: Multicult, "Variable Impulse"

By the time bassist Rebecca Burchette and drummer Jake...

Listening Party: Lor Scoota, "Still N' The Trenches 2.5"

Listening Party: Lor Scoota, "Still N' The Trenches 2.5"

Part of a new wave of Baltimore street rap...

Listening Party: Warehouse, "The Destruction"

Listening Party: Warehouse, "The Destruction"

Baltimore is a place where eccentrics have an unusually strong sense of...

Listening Party: Todd Cage, "Screwed Down (Vol. 1)"

Listening Party: Todd Cage, "Screwed Down (Vol. 1)"

Earl Sweartshirt’s bipolar 2013 single ‘Burgundy’ rides...

Listening Party: Jon Camp, "Earwig"

Listening Party: Jon Camp, "Earwig"

Recorded in Baltimore by guitarist and vegan activist Jon...

Listening Party: Various Artists, "Mutant Trax Volume 1"

Listening Party: Various Artists, "Mutant Trax Volume 1"

Calling a song “catchy” usually means it’s got a springy...

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...

The Short List: Jaheim, Charm City Devils, Crack the Sky, Cock Sparrer

The Short List: Jaheim, Charm City Devils, Crack the Sky, Cock Sparrer

WEDNESDAY: The Sidebar holds a Thanksgiving happy-hour party at 4 p.m.,...

The Short List: Dillon Francis, Jonathan Richman, Say Anything, more

The Short List: Dillon Francis, Jonathan Richman, Say Anything, more

WEDNESDAY: ’90s alt-rock flash-in-the-pan Sponge&...

The Short List: Yann Tiersen, Korn, One Direction, and more

The Short List: Yann Tiersen, Korn, One Direction, and more

WEDNESDAY: Baltimore electro rock band 

Short List: G-Eazy, Mark Soskin, Kenny Loggins, The Ready Set and more

Short List: G-Eazy, Mark Soskin, Kenny Loggins, The Ready Set and more

WEDNESDAY: Ex Hex, which just released a great debut album on...

The Short List: Yellowcard, Mastodon, Pete Yorn, Lights, and more

The Short List: Yellowcard, Mastodon, Pete Yorn, Lights, and more

WEDNESDAY: Get your spooky Halloween weekend started early with Virginia doom-...

The Short List

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Mixology, an annual multi-night event...

The Short List

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Chicago-based bassist and composer 

The Short List

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Lute-and-drums duo

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