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Baltimore alt-dance rockers The Milestones host groovy April Fool's lineup at Ottobar, 4/1

 This Saturday, Baltimore's favorite dance rock sons are back with at Ottobar, hosting the show and bringing their friends. The Milestones are blessing the gig with their oh-so infectious rock and roll, replete with saucy guitar riffs and gravelly vocals spilling out from the stage. Playing the night (in reverse order) will be friends of the band Luna June – a catchy melodic rock quintet from Towson, The (aforementioned) Milestones, The Fun Boys – an extremely energetic experimental garage band out of Frederick, Copper Marmalade – an experimental pop singer-songwriter hailing from Baltimore, and the openers will be Stevie Matthews' Analog Kids – a Batlimore-based trio that plays barebones, cut-and-dried rock music.

 The night's going to be one to remember and one not worth missing, so catch this stellar lineup of Maryland's finest rock music at Ottobar, 8pm, 4/1. $10 advance, $12 at the door. -Jonathan Goodwin

Soulful indie-folk from Balitmore's Andrew Spencer Goldman

Baltimore indie-folk veteran Andrew Spencer Goldman is back with a soulfully meditative E.P, A Secret Spell.   Known previously for his work under the name Fulton Lights, Goldman provides the perfect soundtrack to 2 AM summer porch chats and nighttime drives through the burbs as he pontificates on the meaning of music and life itself.

Here is Andrew Spencer Goldman with a song from his new EP, A Secret Spell.


-Written by Michael Dranove


Tomorrow! (March 26) DC punk powerhouse Bad Moves at Comet Ping Pong

Tomorrow is a don’t miss show! Anyone who can make it, please go see February's Emerging Artist of the Month Bad Moves tomorrow night at Comet Ping Pong with folk punk veterans Nana Grizol. For anyone who has not listened to Bad Moves yet, this group is a major reason why DC is still known for its punk music. Simply put, the group is straight fire, maybe destined for greatness.

Catch Bad Moves with Nana Grizol (GA), David Dondero (VA), and Bacchae (DC) tomorrow night, March 26th, at Comet Ping Pong.

-Written by Michael Dranove


DC rapper Airøspace combines trap and Marshall Mathers for a stunning performance

The first thing that pops out in DC rapper Airøspace's music are the vocals; the listener knows exactly what the rapper is saying at all times.  With this in mind, Airøspace tries to lyrically ramp up the intensity with each verse, his rising voice reaching towards a climax that doesn't always arrive. Lines like, "bloody sickle like a sinkhole in my chest i feel a little take my soul up out my ribs inject my thoughts into the fickle" set to the gloomy minor backing tracks gives the music a real Marshall Mathers sound.

In less skilled hands, songs like these could easily come across as overly maudlin. However, rather than being trite, Airøspace's tracks come across as wholly original, and some of the verses are really stunning.

Great production values makes this album a must listen.

-Written by Michael Dranove



Baltimore trap virtuoso SOOHAN drops new album

Party music that you can enjoy with a pair of headphones, Baltimore, MD based SOOHAN's fourth full length album is a joyride. A virtuoso sampler, SOOHAN draws on Jewish folk music and Indian pop songs to craft infectiously melodic, trap heavy grooves. Every track on this album is a real treat: well crafted, smooth as butter, and an invitation to dance like a deranged banshee.

Check out SOOHAN at Rock & Roll Hotel April 22nd.

-Written by Michael Dranove


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