MUSIC

Towson's All Time Low climbs the charts

Towson's All Time Low climbs the charts

The Baltimore area’s music scene is, for all its underground legends...

D.C.-based, Baltimore-friendly label Carpark Records turn 16

Baltimore is awash in local labels releasing music from the city. But nearly...

Listening Party: Blacksage's 'Basement Vows' is bleak but beautiful

On April 17, Blacksage tweeted: “‘Sixtape’ was two...

Radio Free Baltimore: The songs that soundtracked the Baltimore Uprising

By Wednesday, April 22, just three days after Freddie Gray’s death,...

Billie Holiday was targeted by police but still celebrated, while Young Moose is vilified

The version of Billie Holiday’s life I learned in my fourth grade...

NOISE

Bassnectar, Above & Beyond headline this year's Moonrise Festival

American DJ and record producer Bassnectar is set to return as a headliner of the Moonrise...

Sun Ra Arkestra leader Marshall Allen to play Baltimore show with Spectral this Sunday

Marshall Allen, the alto-saxophone player who played with avant-garde jazz legend Sun Ra dating back...

Schwarz premieres video for 'Forever'

Earlier today local posi-club producer Schwarz released a video for the song 'Forever,' the A-side...

Talking weed with Trunkweed

Talking weed with Trunkweed

We first checked out Trunkweed after the slack trio’s guitarist/...

Iconic comedy albums every weedhead should own

Iconic comedy albums every weedhead should own

While the ’70s are mostly remembered as the decade of bell-bottoms,...

CANNAPOWERLISTAPE by Abdu Ali

CANNAPOWERLISTAPE by Abdu Ali

When surfing, I like to be empowered by the sounds of the...

How Sir Lord Baltimore invented stoner rock because it didn't know no better

How Sir Lord Baltimore invented stoner rock because it didn't know no better

Named after a character in “Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid”...

Sean Gray confronts gap in venue accessibility for people with disabilities in Baltimore and beyond

Sean Gray confronts gap in venue accessibility for people with disabilities in Baltimore and beyond

Most music fans take for granted that they can attend a show, see a band,...

More uncompromising hip-hop from Labtekwon on '(B.O.P.) The Theology of Timing: Tehuti and the Het Heru Cult'

More uncompromising hip-hop from Labtekwon on '(B.O.P.) The Theology of Timing: Tehuti and the Het Heru Cult'

And they say rap’s a young man’s game. Baltimore underground...

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

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

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

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

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,...

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...

The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more

The Short List: Be More Benefit, Death Fest, Kenny Chesney, more

WEDNESDAY: The Metro Gallery’s Be More Benefit may not have Prince, but it does have...

The Short List: The Blow, Childish Gambino, Clutch, Priests, more

The Short List: The Blow, Childish Gambino, Clutch, Priests, more

WEDNESDAY: Country songstresses Linda McRae, Mary Battiata, and Karen...

The Short List: Ben Folds, Mac McCaughan, Andy Stott, 'Marley,' and more

The Short List: Ben Folds, Mac McCaughan, Andy Stott, 'Marley,' and more

WEDNESDAY: The Creative Alliance at the Patterson hosts a polka dance party with Grammy...

The Short List 4/22/15

The Short List 4/22/15

WEDNESDAY: Massachusetts hardcore band Bane plays the Ottobar on a farewell tour in...

The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more

The Short List: Trans Am, the Buzzcocks, Earl Sweatshirt, more

WEDNESDAY: The Swedish Fist, the baritone ukulele-driven solo project of Kerra...

The Short List: Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Noisem, more

The Short List: Stevie Wonder, Bob Dylan, Noisem, more

WEDNESDAY: Los Angeles indie-pop singer-songwriter Colleen Green performs at the Metro...

The Short List: Electric Wizard, Mates of State, Blacksage, more

The Short List: Electric Wizard, Mates of State, Blacksage, more

WEDNESDAY: As they do the first Wednesday of the month, the Baltimore Boom Bap Society...

The Short List: TobyMac, Taking Back Sunday, Enter Shikari, more

The Short List: TobyMac, Taking Back Sunday, Enter Shikari, more

WEDNESDAY: Washington, D.C. folk band Citrine, formerly known as Kindlewood, plays the...

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