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Armed with just a single drum, a mic, and a very funny bassist, Ed Schrader's Music Beat is simply one of the most intense live bands you can see today, and probably the only band that could be…   Read Story »
Future Islands got everyone's attention this year through their triumphant Letterman performance and became the band to see at SXSW. But the fact is that the Baltimore band has been building a cult…   Read Story »
Back in 2012, we made Ed Schrader's Music Beat, an intense and minimal Baltimore postpunk duo, a Band To Watch. The band's new single "Pantomime Jack" is a strong indicator of why you should be…   Read Story »
This all feels like a milestone, Dan Shea tells me. We're sitting in a back room of the Elk's Lodge basement, a dungeon-esque place with low ceilings and lower lighting. We're surrounded by stacks of…   Read Story »
Last year, we made the terse Baltimore postpunk duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat a Band To Watch. This year, they contributed a song to Sub Pop's Sub Pop 1000 compilation. And now they've got a video for…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »
It's our first mixtape of summer! Accordingly, you should probably just act first and think later and just download it with reckless abandon, as you should do absolutely everything now that it is the…   Read Story »
Ed Schrader's Music Beat are a two-piece band from Baltimore who play elemental, stripped-down postpunk, and who find a surprising amount of variation in that description. Frontman Schrader sings…   Read Story »