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August 11, 2009

Splice Today organizes second compilation, releases Wye Oak remix

caleb stineThe Baltimore-based online magazine Splice Today has been orchestrating some pretty cool projects lately.

They just released a remix of the Wye Oak track "That I Do" by Baltimore hip-hop artist Mickey Free (dig it here).

And they just announced their second compilation album, "Baltimore Does Baltimore." In it, Baltimore musicians will cover songs by other Baltimore musicians.

Last week, I spoke with Americana singer/songwriter Caleb Stine (pictured), who is covering a song by the group Small Sur ...

I'm waiting to hear back from Splice Today's Zach Kaufmann, who will be able to tell me more about the compilation, including its release date.

Kaufmann put together a striking compilation in February called "The Old Lonesome Sound." On it, bands from the region and beyond covered traditional tracks such as "Sign of the Judgment" and "Down in the Valley."

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Posted by Sam Sessa at 3:25 PM | | Comments (1)
Categories: Local music


Thanks for this post. The Old Lonesome Sound is really good! I'll be on the lookout for Walker and Jay playing live in the future.

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