Moments In Club
61 digressions about Baltimore Club music
By Brandon Soderberg
"Which is better?—to lay open a new sense, to initiate a new organ for the human spirit, or to cultivate many types of perfection up to a point which leaves us still beyond the range of their transforming power?"
-Walter Pater, "The Renaissance" (1873)
Briefly: Baltimore club music was borne out of a dearth of the cheap strong stuff. Hip-house, a brief moment when house music and hip-hop merged, took hold in...