| Dec 13, 2011
| 4:00 AM
Dan Deacon, Celebration and Matmos are playing the Ottobar Friday.
The show was posted on the Ottobar's website in late October, but Friends Records' tumblr clarified Monday that the show would mark the debut of a new Dan Deacon ensemble.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Here's a tip to everyone making music videos: involve puppets*. Somehow. Sock puppets even. If the new Muppets movie taught us anything - and it taught us a lot - is that puppets can improve even Jason Segel vehicles. Puppets could make Skrillex music...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 4:00 AM
A moody tavern. An extraordinary cocktail. The easy lapping of bay water against the banks of the Inner Harbor. Duckpin lanes. Old Bay. Art in an otherwise empty storefront. For all of these things, and for so many more, people love Baltimore. People feel...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:58 AM
The trailer for the Dan Deacon-scored, Francis Ford Coppola movie "Twixt" has premiered.
Michael Sragow has the trailer over at Gets Reel.
Coppola first heard Deacon on National Public Radio last year, and said in an interview he was drawn to Deacon's...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 6:23 AM
This year's High Zero Festival will take place between September 22 and 25, organizers said earlier this week.
That gives it an entire weekend of its own, unlike last year, which coincided with Virgin Mobile FreeFest.
The 13th edition of the...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Friday Update: Filming is going to be delayed until further notice, Spike TV spokesman Salil Gulati said.
Another nightlife cable show is coming to Baltimore. After IFC's "Young, Broke & Beautiful" and HDNet's "Drinking Made Easy," the Spike TV show...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 3:58 AM
In one video, a chubby guy in a Tony the Tiger costume holds a couple of puppets hostage. In another, sock puppets drive a human to madness. And in yet another video, a puppet's snoring is so powerful that people, puppets, anything in its vicinity, are...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:04 AM
It's a crowded week. There are two music festivals (Silopanna and the Baltimore Independent Music), and several concerts with two headliners on the bill: Maroon 5 and Train; Sheryl Crow and Kid Rock; Dan Deacon and Future Islands. Elsewhere: Chuck Brown...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:00 PM
How did everyone fare over the weekend? Did Irene leave any Midnight Sun readers without electricity? Did it make you cancel any plans? In local music, the Silopanna Music Festival had to be canceled and Journey and Jimmy Buffett concerts both had to be...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 8:23 AM
Another day, another Wale concert.
The Washington rapper, who just opened for Lupe Fiasco at Merriweather, and who'll perform at Morgan State's homecoming next month, announced a third regional date for this Fall.
He'll perform at the Fillmore Silver...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 7:51 PM
This week, Midnight Sun looked at the possible return of National Premium, and the obstacles it's got ahead. We also talked to regional promoters about the new Fillmore Silver Spring, and their concerns about having Live Nation as a competitor. We...
| Sep 26, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Saturday was a busy day. There was the book festival and Legacy Chase and Big in Japan and Height with Friends, and the list goes on and on. Where were you? Did you make it to the Deadmau5 show in Silver Spring earlier in the week? How did it compare to...