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The Club Beat

February 27, 2007
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The Club Beat

Depending on what circles you travel in, Baltimore club music might seem like the next big thing, last year’s fad, or just some obscure shit that only hipsters know about. But if you live here, you know it’s been a thriving culture for decades. DJ Technics pinpoints the first Baltimore club record, Thommay Davis...
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Baltimore Music in The Wire: An Episode Guide

February 20, 2007
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Baltimore Music in The Wire: An Episode Guide

| Image by Darkroom Productions Low ratings on a premium channel be damned, HBO’s The Wire is hip-hop’s favorite show, and has been since well before the reruns on BET started this year. Rappers constantly reference it in their rhymes and cast actors from the show in their videos, and it’s as popular a...
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Sales Figures

February 6, 2007
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Sales Figures

Last week, sex-happy foursome Pretty Ricky–less an R&B boy band than four pairs of blue balls come to life–did the world a solid by keeping mimsy-ass indie-pop schlockmeisters the Shins off the top of the Billboard Hot 100, proving once again that while you can’t teach teenagers good taste, at least their natural affinity...
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Talk Talk

February 5, 2007
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Talk Talk

| Image by Frank Hamilton | Image by Frank Hamilton People are going to start to think that Noise is on Wham City’s proverbial and collective dick, but really, we just went out to see Beach House for an early show before jetting a few blocks over to Sonar for the world-famous Beatnuts, one...
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Two Great Tastes

February 1, 2007
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Two Great Tastes

| Image by Brian Ralph/newbodega.blogspot.com Yeah, this is a music blog, but nothing goes better with the rock ‘n’ roll than comic books, except maybe beer. OK, beer wins, but you can’t drink beer through your internet connection. At least not yet. Back in December when we Q&A’ed local cartoonist/illustrator/MICA instructor/Fort Thunder (the Providence,...
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