3-15-11: The Early Days of Baltimore Club

March 15, 2011 at 7:55 am 2 comments

Al Shipley and DJ Equalizer on the 1s and 88s in Studio C.

Music writer Al Shipley is at work on Tough Breaks, a book that chronicles the history of Baltimore’s own homegrown dance music, Baltimore Club.

Last summer, Tom Hall talked to Al and DJ Booman about the early days of Baltimore Club.

Today Al is back with another club pioneer, DJ Equalizer, to tell Tom more about the history of Baltimore’s most danceable export.

DJ Equalizer is the founder of Inner City Records.

Al Shipley contributes to the City Paper, and he runs two music blogs: Government Names and Narrowcast.

Web extras:

DJ Equalizer talks about the segregation of the Baltimore club scene compared to the integrated scenes in other cities: DJ Equalizer gives his take on the origin of the term “Baltimore Club”:

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