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Jenn Wasner’s Flock of Dimes to Get Its First Physical Release

March 21, 2012
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Jenn Wasner’s Flock of Dimes to Get Its First Physical Release

Flock of Dimes, the solo project of Wye Oak’s Jenn Wasner, will be getting a proper physical release courtesy of Friends Records. Side A of the 7-inch features a newly mastered version of the previously released track “Prison Bride.” Side B is a “screwed mix” of “I Can’t Tell You Why,” the 1979 hit...
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Spend Thanksgiving With Friends Records’ New Holiday Comp

November 23, 2011
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Spend Thanksgiving With Friends Records’ New Holiday Comp

Well, the economy is still in the shitter, Congress appears to be out of fucks to give, and there’s all of the police-state insanity surrounding the Occupy movement, but, hey, we’ve all got something to be thankful for. Here in Baltimore, we can give thanks for good local music, and we can be thankful...
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Oxes Announce New Releases, Hometown Show

September 29, 2011
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Oxes Announce New Releases, Hometown Show

Back in April, we got word of two 12-inch singles, titled “Crunchy Zest” and “Orange Jewelryist,” released in Europe by math-metalheads Oxes. The band also announced some European tour dates, and then we didn’t hear much of anything. No American release for the 12-inches and no stateside, let alone hometown, shows. Well, that has...
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The New Friends Records Compilation is Pretty Free

April 26, 2010
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The New Friends Records Compilation is Pretty Free

. . . And features all new and exclusive stuff from underground Baltimore, including cuts from Food For Animals, Future Islands, Weekends, Height With Friends, and others. Friends and Friends of Friends will be available on cassette tape for sale next month, but the download can be had for free here.
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Meet Your New Friends: Bmore Musically Informed Starts A Label

April 6, 2010
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Meet Your New Friends: Bmore Musically Informed Starts A Label

There’s been stirring about it for a while, some pre-announcement announcements, and now it looks like Friends Records, a collaboration between Bmore Musically Informed head-guy Brett Yale and the Sound Garden‘s manager manager Jimmy MacMillan, is getting off the ground this spring. “All three spring releases are off at the pressing plants, and will...
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