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Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are

Smarter Than Y'all Think We Are

This is some white-boy shit. A bunch of shirtless dudes crowd the Ottobar stage....

The King and I

Buzz Osborne goes silent right after I ask him a question, and the duration of...

60 Seconds In Heaven

One of the dependable pleasures of visiting the True Vine Record store in Hampden...

Mrs. and Mr. Knowles

"RUN," an expensive-looking short film promoting Beyoncé and Jay Z's "On The...

Making a Splash

True to their name, Femi the DriFish & The Out of Water eXperience operate...

NOISE

The Mobtown Ballroom can now serve booze, making it easier for people to dance (or think they can)

Mobtown Ballroom's practitioners of swing and the Lindy Hop will now be able to work on their...

Live Review: Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin, & The Guilty Ones at Rams Head On Stage

When it comes to rock'n'roll's famous feuding brothers, the Blasters' Phil and Dave Alvin rank right...

Celebration announces album release show

Celebration, the local stalwarts of soulful psych-rock, are set to play an album release show at the...

Debussy Riot

Debussy Riot

A few years ago, I saw Ben Folds perform with the Pittsburgh...

BPM

BPM

James Nasty has established himself as one of Baltimore club music’s...

Strum und Twang 6/27/14

Strum und Twang 6/27/14

At the point in your life when "The Essential Gary Stewart" is the album you most...

Blue Notes

Blue Notes

• Tuba player Phil Frazier, bass drummer Keith Frazier, and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins were all...

Rock Since the BeeGees

Rock Since the BeeGees

• The Metro Gallery recently announced an Aug. 23 show with Kiwi indie-rock greats The Clean....

Bangers and Thrash

Bangers and Thrash

Now that festival season is (mostly) over, one would be forgiven for assuming that the calendar...

Bangers and Thrash's 12 best moments of SXSW

Right off the plane, I got an email informing me that I had won a ticket lottery to see Nick Cave...

Rap Sheet

Rap Sheet

When I interviewed rapper Tate Kobang for

Abdu Ali, "Infinity Epiphanies" (Araca Recs)

Abdu Ali, "Infinity Epiphanies" (Araca Recs)

Why has foreboding Japanese noise artist Merzbow put out more than 300 micro-...

The Short List July 9-16

The Short List July 9-16

WEDNESDAY: New York’s Tauk continues its weekly residency at...

The Short List: July 2-9

The Short List: July 2-9

WEDNESDAY: New York funk quartet Tauk kicks off a month of...

The Short List: 6/24/14

The Short List: 6/24/14

WEDNESDAY: Great local punk trio Canker Blossom plays the...

The Short List: 6/18/14

The Short List: 6/18/14

WEDNESDAY: Devo plays Rams Head Live on the first night of a...

The Short List: June 11-18

The Short List: June 11-18

Sevey performs at Club K with Jacob Panic and The Lilly...

The Short List: June 4-11

The Short List: June 4-11

WEDNESDAY: The Brooklyn funk nontet Turkuaz kick off a weekly...

The Short List: May 28-June 4

The Short List: May 28-June 4

WEDNESDAY: Baltimore riot grrrl band Wet Brain plays the Sidebar...

The Short List: May 21-28

The Short List: May 21-28

WEDNESDAY: Maryland Deathfest week kicks off with a pre-festival party at the...

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