Noise In Brief, Nov. 20: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print
Chicago’s venerable Thrill Jockey label continues its march toward a Baltimore music monopoly: Future Islands are the latest signing. The synth-pop trio is also finally getting some good national buzz–with a little help from beatscaper Jones and Beach House’s Victoria LeGrand. [Pitchfork]
Sonar holds a benefit show for the family of Kevin Hannigan, the drummer of Baltimore sludge band Wake Up on Fire, who passed away last week. Participating bands include Magrudergrind, Vincent Black Shadow, Pilgrim, Surroundings, Oak, and more.