7-20-2011: Baltimore Club

July 20, 2011 at 8:42 am Leave a comment


This interview originally aired on June 7th, 2010

Some styles of music are inseparable from the cities in which they emerged. New Orleans has zydeco. Washington D.C. has go-go. Baltimore has Baltimore Club.

One local music writer has decided to write a history of this gritty, eccentric style of dance music. Al Shipley has written about club and other styles of music for City Paper and his two blogs, Narrowcast and Government Names. Now he’s at work on a book called Tough Breaks: The Story of Baltimore Club Music.

Tom Hall talks to Al about how it all got started back nearly 20 years ago. Also joining the conversation is DJ Booman, who’s been putting out club music since the early days.

Special thanks to DJ Booman for remixing the end of this segment into a club track!

Entry filed under: History, Music, On Air, Uncategorized. Tags: , , .

7-20-2011: The Irish of Texas, Maryland 7-20-2011: Lawyers, Hons and Money

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Trackback this post  |  Subscribe to the comments via RSS Feed


Podcast! Miss an episode of Maryland Morning? Podcast it here.

Keep up to date with our RSS feed.

What’s on Our Twitter

Error: Twitter did not respond. Please wait a few minutes and refresh this page.

MM_logo

%d bloggers like this: