MUSIC

No More Guitar Gods, Only Goddesses

Screaming Females poke guitar-prick patriarchy at U+Nfest

There is a moment during every Screaming Females set when...

The Shindig Music Festival Explores Ramones-meets-Springsteen Rock 'n' Roll

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

Parker Millsap and John Fullbright Keep Okie Folk Alive

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,...

NOISE

No Trivia: My earbuds made me metal

Last week, I lost my "good" headphones. They weren't a really nice noise-canceling pair that cost...

"A Night of Satie" at Lil' Gallery

There's a strange bittersweet feeling that certain artworks or moments in life conjure. Sometimes,...

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...

Booed Music

Rap Sheet 9/24/14

Rap Sheet 9/24/14

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...

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...

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...

The Short List

The Short List

WEDNESDAY: Post-hardcore band Not Tonight...

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...

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