Baltimore's music scene is undeniably one of the country's best, and a good deal of credit for that goes to Thrill Jockey, a Chicago-based indie record label.
In the past several years, Thrill Jockey has signed a dozen current or former Baltimore bands, releasing their albums, supporting them on tour and, in short, helping legitimize the scene.
So it made sense that, to celebrate its 20th anniversary, Thrill Jockey held a birthday bash in Baltimore, last night at Rams Head Live.
The lineup spanned the breadth of Baltimore's experimental scene, from psych rockers Arbourteum to indie pop trio Future Islands. Singer/comedian Ed Schrader and former Double...