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Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Goes Riding in a Car

February 29, 2012
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Ed Schrader’s Music Beat Goes Riding in a Car

As Ed Schrader’s Music Beat, bassist Devlin Rice and drummer/vocalist Ed Schrader have proven more than capable of channeling the low-end brooding (think “My Mind Is Broken By the Sound But it Gets Me Around”) and high-energy blasts (think “Rats”) of post-punk. With No Age guitarist Randy Randall for “When I’m in a Car”...
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Video: Lower Dens, “Brains”

February 22, 2012
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Video: Lower Dens, “Brains”

For the sweeping drama and layers of quivering sounds in “Brains,” the first single off the forthcoming album Nootropics, Lower Dens released a music video that is rather minimalist. Well, minimalist at least in narrative action. The entire video focuses on a seated Jana Hunter, as seen through a convex screen resembling that of...
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Los Signs With Bad Boy Records. . .Again

February 8, 2012
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Los Signs With Bad Boy Records. . .Again

On Monday afternoon, MTV News blew up the rap blogosphere with some news regarding up-and-coming Baltimore rapper Los and legendary hip-hop label Bad Boy Records. “We have a new artist named Los that we signed,” Sean “Diddy” Combs told MTV cameras in an interview taped last week. It was an interesting choice of words...
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Jon Ehrens Lets Loose Two of His Many Bands on Cassette

February 3, 2012
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Jon Ehrens Lets Loose Two of His Many Bands on Cassette

Last year, I wrote a City Paper feature on the band White Life as well as a lengthy companion piece here on Noise about frontman Jon Ehrens’ countless other bands, many of which have never properly released a record. But Ehse Records, the same illustrious Baltimore label that released White Life’s debut album, is...
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