Category Archives: Punk / New Wave

Baltimore Backtrack: Pooba on WTMD

As part of last night’s “Baltimore Hit Parade” show on WTMD (Towson University, 89.7 FM), host Sam Sessa interviewed Baltimore’s legendary Punk Godfather, Dave Wilcox (aka Steptoe T. Magnificent) and played a live track (“Top of the Pops (Bottom of … Continue reading

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Harp, the Herald Angels Sing

The Ghost of Christmas Past: Mark Harp (1957-2004) Lest we forget, legendary Baltimore musician Mark Linthicum – better known to friends and local music lovers as Mark Harp or “Harpo” (for his resemblance to the similarly curly-haired Harpo Marx) – … Continue reading

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The Beatings Recall ’90s Balto Rock Days

[The following “Gigs from Hell” excerpt by Adam Turkel of local band The Beatings recalls the Baltimore music club scene of the late ’90s, name-checking the city’s bands and venues like Memory Lane, The Cultured Pearl (1984-1998), and the then-new … Continue reading

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R.I.P., Edith Massey (May 28, 1918 – October 24, 1984)

The Eggs-traordinary Egg Lady, Edie Massey Remembered By Tom Warner and Scott Huffines (Baltimore Or Less) Edith Massey, the popular John Waters “Dreamlander” actress (Multiple Maniacs, Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Desperate Living, Polyester), punk singer (Edie and the Eggs), boutique … Continue reading

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