Tag: records

Hundreds of audio restorers, preservationists gathering in Baltimore this week for a conference all about sound recordings

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Ian Nagoski says he was first drawn to foreign records as a teenager. He would go to a yard sale and, for example, find an entire box of 78s, all in Russian, and “90 percent of them were terrible…and then there’d be two good ones in the box,” he says.

Such finds were rewarding. “It was this transformative thing where I got obsessed with one singer, and then in order to learn her story I had to learn about every one around her, her scene.”

The Rack: Baby’s On Fire Celebrates Food, Music and Great Coffee in Mt. Vernon

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Baby’s On Fire in Mt. Vernon.

Tucked into a small, quiet corner of Mt. Vernon, a decades-old dream is being lived out in full.

Confused Yet? Record High Set at BWI, with Snow Forecast to Fall Tomorrow

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An outdoor thermometer showing today’s record high temperature.

Did today feel historically warm for early February to you? If so, you were on to something.

Oddly Warm Weather Set to Break Records Today and Tomorrow

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The beating sun over Hampden
The beating sun over Hampden

If you’ve stepped outside in the last couple of days, you noticed it’s been strangely warm for this time of year. You’re not alone if you think it’s an anomaly. Forecasters say the mid-October mini heat wave could be record-breaking for Baltimore.

Grapefruit-Sized Hail Nearly Breaks State Record in Baltimore County

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via Nicka Pohl/Capital Weather Gang
via Nicka Pohl/Capital Weather Gang

Tuesday night’s demonic thunderstorm led to a full workday’s supply of pretty sky photos on Instagram. But before the mammatus clouds produced an incandescent sunset, the sky rained giant hail.

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