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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

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

Priests' Katie Alice Greer talks pop, politics, and why D.C. and everywhere else kind of sucks

With last year’s “Bodies and Control and Money and Power,...

The story behind Ed Schrader's weird-ass T-shirts

Among Ed Schrader’s Music Beat frontman Ed Schrader&...

Baltimore State of Mind: FMG Dez's road to riches begins with Nas

Baltimore State of Mind: FMG Dez's road to riches begins with Nas

Back in 1994, on a regular day in East Baltimore’s...

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

Crimson Wave's DIY scene-saving bummer pop

When Crimson Wave opened for sunny, stoner...

Meet DJ Dizzy, viral ambassador for Baltimore club

Meet DJ Dizzy, viral ambassador for Baltimore club

Daishon Murrell, cool, calm, and collected with a smile...

St. Vincent and the Black Keys retrofit guitar heroics for the laptop generation

St. Vincent and the Black Keys retrofit guitar heroics for the laptop generation

The guitar had a good run, dominating Western pop music for...

Pianist Ian Power wants you to slow down and reconsider classical music traditions

Pianist Ian Power wants you to slow down and reconsider classical music traditions

Toward the bottom of the flier stuck all around town for...

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...

Listening Party: Jon Camp, "Earwig"

Listening Party: Jon Camp, "Earwig"

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

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&...

The Short List: Mayhem, Jeff Carey, The Vaselines, more

The Short List: Mayhem, Jeff Carey, The Vaselines, more

WEDNESDAY: Towson punk band Top Hats And Canes play...

The Short List 12/31/14-1/7/15

The Short List 12/31/14-1/7/15

WEDNESDAY: J. Roddy Walston & The Business count down to...

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

The Short List: Chain and the Gang, Rumba Club, J. Roddy Walston and the Business, and more

WEDNESDAY: 'Twas the night before Christmas, and all through Baltimore, the...

The Short List: Boister, Friends Records Anniversary Party, Microkingdom, and more

WEDNESDAY: City Paper’s own Baynard Woods and his band ...

The Short List: Animal Collective, Smokey Robinson, Disappearing Ink, more

The Short List: Animal Collective, Smokey Robinson, Disappearing Ink, more

WEDNESDAY: Chevelle headlines 98 Rock’s Not So...

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