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Watch the Video for “Drive You Crazy,” the first single from Jenn Wasner and Jon Ehrens’ new band Dungeonesse

November 28, 2012
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We have our first taste of Dungeonesse, the hook-heavy pop group featuring Jenn Wasner, of Wye Oak and Flock of Dimes fame, and Jon Ehrens of White Life. Watch the video for the incredibly dancy “Drive You Crazy” below. A 12-inch with “Drive You Crazy” and “Private Party” is due out Dec. 4 on...
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Pitbull gets J.Lo singing DJ Class lyrics

November 26, 2012
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Baltimore club veteran DJ Class has made a lot of famous friends since dropping the breakout single “I’m The Ish” in 2008, but perhaps none has been a more persistent booster for his career than Miami party rapper Pitbull. Pit jumped on the official remix of “I’m The Ish” with Lil Jon, and had...
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Hungry D makes perhaps the worst record of 2012

November 19, 2012
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Hungry D makes perhaps the worst record of 2012

Trawling the internet for new releases by Baltimore area musicians, we look for good records to champion, and try to ignore or forget the bad. But sometimes we find something so horrendously awful that it begs to be shared, such as Hungry D’s Getting’ High In The Drive-Thru, a stale and deeply unfunny parody...
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Preview and Pre-order the excellent upcoming Crimes 7 inch

November 15, 2012
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Preview and Pre-order the excellent upcoming Crimes 7 inch

When we named Crimes the city’s best new band in this year’s BOB issue, we were only going on a hunch, based on a small amount of recorded music and one or two dynamite live shows (for the record, they didn’t even have to buy anyone a beer). But their small catalog is steadily...
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New Wendel Patrick Video

November 13, 2012
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Wendel Patrick, one half of Boom Bap Society (Best New Hip-Hop Night) and “Out of the Blocks” (Best Radio Project), has just put out a cool new video detailing his his work as a producer. Check it out here.
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Interview with Big Gigantic

November 9, 2012
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Dominic Lalli, the enthusiastic saxophone player and producer who makes up half of unlikely electronic outlet Big Gigantic, often finds himself backstage on a tour stop in Baltimore, searching for a sense of focus. Once he’s found it, he says, he uses that focus to create the expansive sax lines that allow him and...
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The Baltimore Crown Awards celebrate another year of local hip hop

November 8, 2012
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The Baltimore Crown Awards celebrate another year of local hip hop

Maryland and the rest of America chose some winners and losers this week. But on Saturday, November 3rd, Baltimore’s hip hop underground celebrated its own best and brightest with the 6th annual Baltimore Crown Awards. The organization behind the awards, The Baltimore Scene, held an online vote open to the public, and then handed...
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TestMe Signs with Freebandz Entertainment

November 1, 2012
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TestMe Signs with Freebandz Entertainment

TestMe, a longtime fixture of the Baltimore hip-hop scene, is getting a label deal with Future, the Atlanta rap star who’s been ubiquitous on urban radio this year with hits like “Turn On The Lights” and “Same Damn Time.” Future, an Epic Records artist, is signing TestMe to his own company, Freebandz Entertainment, and...
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