Rather than being something you do for fun going to shows slowly becomes something you do just to keep from doing nothing.
You want to go to the Golden West tomorrow. Don’t argue, you know you do. How could you not? It isn’t very often that you get four bands good enough to headline their own shows playing together without being at a giant festival or something but tonight that’s exactly what’s happening. It’s one of those […]
Ryan Shelkett doesn’t have a Wikipedia page. That’s a shame, and someone really ought to write him one as he’s been one of the most talented and prominent participants in Baltimore’s music scene over the last 20 years. Fronting bands Dead Red Sea, Blank, Liars’ Academy, and most recently the Desert Boys, Shelkett’s influence and […]
Longtime readers of this blog will note that we’re generally not interested in nostalgia acts. It’s always been our feeling that any band’s useful lifespan is about 8 years, and you can maybe tack on two years to the front or back of that for garage days and farewell tours- but in no wise should […]
Perhaps the highest compliment that we can pay to HOLLYWOOD is to say that they’ve always been an underrated band. Sure, we could call them a ‘great’ band and say that they ‘totally rock’ and play an ‘awesome live set.’ That’s all true. But it’s also true of half the bands that played at Merriweather […]