Noble Lake

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Music on Friday 26 March 2010

So much of the Baltimore scene seems geared towards day-glo-clad party people, so it’s nice that introspective, country-tinged folk is also well represented here in the form of Noble Lake, a Wye Oak-related project fronted by James Sarsgaard, who I hope won’t mind me calling the second coming of Townes Van Zandt.

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Kelly Lasserre

Ilana Kohn Reader Find

By Ilana Kohn in New Illustration on Friday 6 February 2009

Pleasingly simple and to the point, the illustrations of Baltimore illustrator Kelly Lasserre are a quirky grab-bag of fleeting thoughts and charming vignettes. It almost feels like the coolest journal you’ve found yourself privy to.

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