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July 21, 2009

Wye Oak

wye oakIn today's paper, I profiled the Baltimore indie rock duo Wye Oak.

Their brand new album, The Knot, came out on Merge Records today. And their CD release show is tonight at The Ottobar.

Here's a link to the piece.

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 5:05 PM | | Comments (5)
Categories: Local music


how was the show?

excellent. of course there were a lot of wye oak fans/friends in the crowd, so that added to the excitement as everyone was really into it.

The show last night was fantastic. Wye Oak played to a packed house and unveiled new tunes from their new record "The Knot". Baltimore is lucky to have Jenn and Andy! The new record is awesome and I do not think it will leaving my CD player for sometime.

what about you sam? what did you think?

Listen to the show and decide for yourself:

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Erik Maza is a features reporter at the Baltimore Sun. He writes for several sections of the Sun paper and contributes weekly columns on music and nightlife. He also writes and edits the Midnight Sun blog. He often covers entertainment, business, and the business of entertainment. Occasionally, he writes about Four Loko, The Block, the liquor board, and those who practice "simulated sex with a potted palm tree." Before The Sun, he was a reporter at the Miami New Times. He's also written for Miami magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, the Sarasota Herald Tribune and the Gainesville Sun. Got tips? Gripes? Pitches? He's reachable at Click here to keep up with the dumb music he's listening to.

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