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Noise in Brief, Jan. 22: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

January 22, 2010
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Noise in Brief, Jan. 22: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

According to a tweet from The Baltimore Sun‘s Justin Fenton, eight people have been tazed outside of the Club Paradox in the past three months. Weird/bad shit going on at the LOF/t with the upshot seeming to be that there is no more LOF/t. Dru Hill reunites, mostly. You should design...
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Noise In Brief Dec. 31: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

December 31, 2009
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Noise In Brief Dec. 31: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

| Image by Saulius Paukstys WMUC‘s DNA Test Fest is back for 2010 with Pissed Jeans, and it’s in Baltimore, not Washington. Our wallets give thanks. Effing “Frank Zappa Day” is a thing that exists. J-Roddy Walston and the Business gets a fancy new record label. Animal Collective’s Deacon...
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Noise In Brief, Dec. 10: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

December 9, 2009
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Noise In Brief, Dec. 10: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

Moss Icon Moss Icon is back, according to this. The Juno effect lives on. Children’s songwriter Barry Louis Polisar, of opening credit tune “All I Want is You,” has a double-disc tribute album to him out now. Details. J-Roddy Walston and the Business has a new label, Vagrant, home to the Hold Steady, Eels,...
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Noise In Brief, Nov. 20: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

November 20, 2009
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Noise In Brief, Nov. 20: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

Height cover 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. Sonar holds a benefit show for the family of Kevin...
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Noise In Brief, Nov. 6: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

November 6, 2009
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Noise In Brief, Nov. 6: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

Beach House gets cute The Talking Head is kinda sorta going away. Booker-in-chief Adam Savage assures us, however, that “Talking Head will never die.” The Live Entertainment Bill passes a City Council vote; formerly hysterical DIY folks sleep in. The ever-prolific MC Wordsmith is circulating a new single, “Braggin’ Rights.” Grab it here. [Government...
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Noise In Brief, Oct. 16: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

October 16, 2009
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Noise In Brief, Oct. 16: All The Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit To Print

Ace Baltimore MC E Major is hyping a new scratch-happy track off his forthcoming mixtape. Listen to “You Send Me” here. Under Sound Music, E Major’s label/collective, also has a new weekly event Tuesdays at Red Maple. Aural States is hosting/releasing a remix album from MC Height with new takes of last summer’s Baltimore...
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 25: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

September 25, 2009
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 25: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

Jazz-plus club An die Musik, which had been waiting on IRS approval for non-profit status, got it. Sources around Hampden and previously booked musicians report that coffeeshop/performance space El Rancho Grande has been shuttered for some time with an on vacation sign on the door. It’s phone is also disconnected. On-fire local hip-hop duo...
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 11: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

September 11, 2009
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 11: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

Beach House Beach House signs to venerable indie Sub Pop. Expect to be drugged anew in early 2010. Thank You delivers a new album, complete with remixes from Dan Deacon, Jason Urick and Joe Williams, and Lungfish/Zomes’ Asa Osborne. It’s out Sept. 29 on Thrill Jockey. Remington gets a new performance/gallery space, Open Space....
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 4: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

September 4, 2009
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Noise in Brief, Sept. 4: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

Mz. Streamz straight owns some rapper from Philly. Thrill Jockey strikes again. Former Wzt Heart Jason Urick’s solo album arrives this October, has awesome cover art (see left). R&B crooner Mario ups his developer friend Pat Turner, shoots his “Break Up” video at Silo Point. Future Islands debut a new, brutally...
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Noise in Brief, August 28: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

September 4, 2009
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Noise in Brief, August 28: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

We think you”ll enjoy Lost Ghost Records’ No Rest Fest 2 at Floristree Aug. 30, featuring Dustin Wong, Prelay, Jenny Graf, Violet Hour, Smarts, Child Bride, Jared Paolini, Vows, Brendan Sullivan, Teenage Souls, and Ghosts to Falco. And Tropical Storm Danny should keep the Floristree sub-sauna. MC Greenspan’s got a new mixtape up for...
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Noise in Brief, August 21: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

August 21, 2009
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Noise in Brief, August 21: All the Baltimore Music News That Isn’t Fit to Print

As you can see below, we’ve gotten pretty bloated with local music news over the past month. So I figure it’s about time to restart the ol’ news digest here on the Noise blog. Look for it “weekly.” Any tips, announcements, and whatnot, send them along to mbyrne@citypaper.com. Thanks. The late DJ K-Swift’s parents...
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