MUSIC

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

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...

Talking weed with Trunkweed

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

Iconic comedy albums every weedhead should own

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

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

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

NOISE

Watch the 'Freaky Friday'-esque video for the Ed Schrader's Music Beat song 'Emperor's New Chair'

The premise is this: Ed Schrader and Devlin Rice are on the set of a big-time video shoot,...

Listen to Beauty Pill's cover of classic Lungfish track 'Ann The Word'

Lungfish, one of Baltimore's most revered bands as well the only major Dischord Records act based...

Listen to the new Blacksage single 'Basement Vows'

Blacksage, the local darkwave-y duo of Josephine Olivia and Drew Scott, is set to play a release...

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...

Local Pick: A brief tribute to Crimson Wave, who plays its last show this week

Local Pick: A brief tribute to Crimson Wave, who plays its last show this week

This self-described “bummer pop” (gotta love a band that does...

Nonlocal Pick: Colleen Green's 'Broad City'-like rock 'n' roll

Nonlocal Pick: Colleen Green's 'Broad City'-like rock 'n' roll

Some albums are driving records which seem to meld naturally with the rhythm...

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...

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...

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...

The Short List: Lafayette Gilchrist, Sebadoh, J. Roddy Walston, Brooks Long, more

The Short List: Lafayette Gilchrist, Sebadoh, J. Roddy Walston, Brooks Long, more

WEDNESDAY: Tragwag (also known as That Really Awesome...

The Short List: Ben Caplan, Old Lines, Young Thug, more

The Short List: Ben Caplan, Old Lines, Young Thug, more

WEDNESDAY: The 8x10’s DJ/producer residency features DELTAnine and ...

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...

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