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Monday, January 4, 2010

Baltimore Unsigned's Top 30 of 2009

Once again, Baltimore musicians had a great year of releases. With a handful of bands getting signed to major labels this year, including Beach House, Double Dagger and most recently, J. Roddy Walston & the Business, Charm City is further establishing itself as the next big scene in the country for music.

1. Vandaveer – “Divide & Conquer”
2. Tommy Tucker – “Keep Good Time”
3. Wye Oak “Dance My Pain Away”
4. Beach House – “Norway”
5. The Oranges Band – “Ottobar After Hours”
6. Middle Distance Runner – “The Unbeliever”
7. Double Dagger – “No Allies”
8. The Everlove – “You’re the Sun”
9. Title Tracks – “Every Little Bit Hurts”
10. Arty Hill and the Long Gone Daddies – “Church on Saturday Night”
11. Justin Jones And The Driving Rain – “California”
12. Sticky Mulligan – “Recipe”
13. Nelly’s Echo – “Young Man”
14. Young Sir Jim – “Stick Shift”
15. Laura Brino – “The Biggest Meteor I've Ever Seen”
16. ellen cherry – “1864: A Civil War Bride”
17. Caleb Stine – “Comes From the West”
18. Ms. Sara and the Help – “Try”
19. Jason Dove – “Big Red Truck”
20. Dan Deacon – “Get Older”
21. Jagged Hearts – “Merlequin”
22. The Seldon Plan – “Lost and Found and Lost”
23. Paul Masson “My Girl Baltimore”
24. Can’t Hang – “Strangers at Your Funeral”
25. DNA – “Take Your Time”
26. Jah Works – “Twisted”
27. Shook – “Feel Alright”
28. Earthtone – “Old Manhattan”
29. John Mancini Band – “Don’t Go Easy”
30. SoulStice --- “Bird’s Eye View”

1 comment:

Shaun B said...

Wow - how did Wordsmith not make that list? How does a local artist put out an album with a legend like Chubb Rock called "Bridging the Gap" and not get listed on any Baltimore lists for top unsigned talent? Craziness.

Big congrats to Soulstice! At least one ill artist got his local props.