MUSIC

Search and Enjoy: The casual exploration of HD Sunrise

Search and Enjoy: The casual exploration of HD Sunrise

Wilson Kemp and Peter Tran, aka the bucolic electronics duo...

Madi Shapiro of Wet Brain starts a 7-inch label, Girl Problem Records

It all started when Madi Shapiro crashed her car.

John Carpenter cashes in his cool points on 'Lost Themes'

Everybody’s cribbing moves from John Carpenter these days. Not cinematically, mind you,...

Philly band DRGN King pays tribute to its Baltimore roots on their new album 'Baltimore Crush'

After Philadelphia band DRGN King toured the country in support of...

Listening Party: Dan Deacon's wide-ranging 'Gliss Riffer,' fizzy, muted, and great

Where have all the ’00s-era indie-rock party monsters gone? The Rapture fell off,...

NOISE

Three depictions of the god Mercury in Baltimore and thoughts on transportation and the end of the American Century

I've written before about the sculpture on the facade of the old B&O Railroad building at 2 N....

This year's Preakness InfieldFest will be headlined by Armin van Buuren and Childish Gambino

Trance DJ Armin van Buuren and rapper Childish Gambino, the musical project of actor and comedian...

Schwarz and Ehse Records team up for dance label Nina Pop Records

Last month, Baltimore club virtuoso Schwarz announced his new dance label, Nina Pop, with the...

Songs About Fucking: On the sex-positive, intersectional qualities of Bmore club

Songs About Fucking: On the sex-positive, intersectional qualities of Bmore club

Electronic drums drop mid-pump and a smooth-talker...

Feminists Fight Back: Hardcore band War On Women mocks the haters on its self-titled new album

Feminists Fight Back: Hardcore band War On Women mocks the haters on its self-titled new album

Shawna Potter, vocalist for hardcore band War On...

Saxophonist Ian Sims' appropriately titled album 'Conundrum'

Saxophonist Ian Sims' appropriately titled album 'Conundrum'

When the Baltimore Jazz Alliance announced a composition...

The Stone Hill All-Stars are like the Pogues but with polka

The Stone Hill All-Stars are like the Pogues but with polka

Songwriter and guitarist Paul Margolis and accordionist John Shock...

T.V. John Langworthy has turned thousands of his dreams into songs

T.V. John Langworthy has turned thousands of his dreams into songs

In our dreams, we approach ourselves as strangers. Sometimes these strangers kidnap the person we...

Bond St. District's prescient protest EP, 'Everybody's So Sleepy'

Bond St. District's prescient protest EP, 'Everybody's So Sleepy'

During the months of protest since the police shooting of...

The Heads Are Zeros and Neck First's challenging, unrelenting split 7-inch

The Heads Are Zeros and Neck First's challenging, unrelenting split 7-inch

Last year, I caught Wet Brain headlining upstairs at the...

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...

The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

The Short List: Rap Round Robin, Screaming Females, The Church, more

WEDNESDAY: The 8x10 begins a Wednesday night DJ/producer residency, featuring Graham...

The Short List: PartyNextDoor, Letitia VanSant, Trash Talk, more

The Short List: PartyNextDoor, Letitia VanSant, Trash Talk, more

WEDNESDAY: Drake sidekick PartyNextDoor warbles drugged-out R&B at...

The Short List: PRhyme, The Frozen Harbor Music Festival, and more

The Short List: PRhyme, The Frozen Harbor Music Festival, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local ambient metalcore band Minds Like Mirrors open for The Bunny The...

The Short List: The New Pornographers, Kacey Musgraves, Foghound, and more

The Short List: The New Pornographers, Kacey Musgraves, Foghound, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local hip-hop duo Bass. Love. Treble performs a charity show...

The Short List: Eyehategod, Guy Davis, Garrick Ohlsson, James Weidman and more

The Short List: Eyehategod, Guy Davis, Garrick Ohlsson, James Weidman and more

WEDNESDAY: Flyleaf and Adelitas Way headline the Snocore...

The Short List: The Soft Pink Truth, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Wet Brain, and more

The Short List: The Soft Pink Truth, Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Wet Brain, and more

WEDNESDAY: Local horror-punk band Dead End Lane plays the Charm City...

The Short List: Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Jason Alexander,  Jimmie's Chicken Shack, more

The Short List: Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Jason Alexander, Jimmie's Chicken Shack, more

WEDNESDAY: Brooklyn art-metal band Kayo Dot ...

The Short List: The Toasters, Girlfriend in a Coma, Cage, and more

The Short List: The Toasters, Girlfriend in a Coma, Cage, and more

WEDNESDAY: The Toasters skank it up at the Ottobar with&...

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