These guys have the talent to play a Prairie Home Companion and the credibility to play behind chicken wire.
When people think of Baltimore Music these days there are a few big names that jump immediately to mind. Dan Deacon, Beach House, Animal Collective, and increasingly Future Islands and Lower Dens. But when the Chop talks to outsiders in conversation about music we usually say that we like to see a lot of shows, […]
Much in the same way that baseball is at its best during a pennant race and farmers’ markets come to life in Spring and Summer, so too does epically bad cinema reach its zenith in October. Sure, there’s plenty of groaners in b-movie history that focus on Summer camp and beach parties, and no shortage […]
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 […]
If Christmas can be a month-long holiday every year, they why can’t Halloween, huh? Well, it can if you get into the Halloween spirit. There’s nothing stopping you from going on hayrides and carving up pumpkins and walking around spooky old graveyards all month long if you want to. So consider tonight the first night […]