Around Town: New Ownership @ The Record Exchange Silver Spring

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The Record Exchange in Silver Spring, Maryland (Photo by Andy Jillson)

The Record Exchange has been a part of Silver Spring in one form or another for over 20 years. More than just a place to buy quality vinyl records, the store focuses on buying, selling, and trading multiple formats of music, movies, and video games.

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Live Review: Rare Essence @ City Winery — 3/17/19

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Rare Essence performs at City Winery on March 17, 2019. (Photos by Andy Jillson; Words by Joshua Hudson.)

City Winery seemed like a long way from where this night might have gone down in 1976. But Rare Essence have been bringing their go-go sound to audiences around the DC area for 43 years now, and they brought it again at the winery recently.  

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Live Review: Lords of Acid @ Baltimore Soundstage — 3/15/19

Lords of Acid 1 Lords of Acid perform at Baltimore Soundstage on March 15, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Belgian/American group Lords of Acid brought their odd blend of electronic/dance/acid house/hard rock/industrial music to Baltimore Soundstage recently. I was there to photograph the show!

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Live Review: Morbid Angel @ Baltimore Soundstage — 3/10/19

Morbid Angel 1Morbid Angel performs at Baltimore Soundstage on March 10, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Legendary death metal pioneers Morbid Angel came to an to an ear-piercing grinding halt in Maryland at Baltimore Soundstage recently. The 2019 Decibel Magazine Tour made a stop at Soundstage to the horror and delight of rabid metal fans.

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Snapshots: Cypress Hill @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 3/8/19

Cypress Hill 1 Cypress Hill performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on March 8, 2019. (Photo by Andy Jillson)

Cypress Hill recently played a show at The Fillmore Silver Spring in support of Elephants on Acids,  the band’s ninth studio album. Still most famous for “Insane in the Brain,” Cypress Hill performed songs new and old, and Andy Jillson took some pix.

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