Category Archives: Music

Crack the Sky Cracks the Video Market (1982)

By Tom Basilan (Baltimore Sun, July 2, 1982) The hour was late. The auditorium lights in Painters Mill Star Theater were dimmed while the stage lights gleamed. The 1982 model Crack the Sky, fully equipped with a horn section and … Continue reading

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BaltiMoronic: Da Moronics Take On Baltimore

[Tom DiVenti co-founded and played guitar in Da Moronics, Baltimore’s first punk band. He now recalls his days as a poet, publisher, art student, and rock ‘n’ roller in a weekly column for Splice Today (www.splicetoday.com). When not writing, DiVenti can … Continue reading

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Crack the Sky Articles and Reviews

Here’s a bunch of assorted Crack the Sky articles, photos and videos from my collection and from the Crack the Sky Fans Facebook Group and the Crack the Sky Facebook Page. I wanted to post my faves in one easy-to-find … Continue reading

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Baltimore Rappers air local infomercial at Main Event Night Club in Essex, Maryland

The Main Event was a night club in Essex, Maryland whose heyday was the late 70s/early to mid 80s. In the late 90s Street Legal Entertainment / Down Low Productions briefly aired a rap show on Comcast’s leased access channel. … Continue reading

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