Imagine if you will a door, adorned with a Fela Kuti poster, to the side of a used book and record store. Beyond the door is another dimension—a liminal zone between shadow and substance, music and performance art, laughter and tears, performer and audience. Our story takes place in the present, on a Saturday night, […]

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Baltimore and mid-west out improvised noise for every temperament and sensibility!   Crazy Doberman Hailing from Lafayette Indiana, this amorphous psycho jazz unit drops a heavy slab of tunes that sounds like “the Glenn Miller orchestra recorded a tape for Industrial Records and microwaved the masters”. Hard to pin down and forever tripping with new […]

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A NIGHT OF CREATIVE IMPROVISATION AND THROUGH-COMPOSED  MUSIC. JD PARRAN JD Parran’s most recent releases on the Mutable Music label are the collaborative Particle Ensemble and his Window Spirits Solo. His performing on clarinets, saxophones and flutes is legendary. In his hometown, St Louis, he was a founding member of the Black Artist Group (BAG) […]

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The Red Room is a volunteer-run space in Baltimore dedicated to mind-expanding experimental culture, headquartered at Normals Books and Records.