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Every now and then we come across a band that fills a little part of us we didn't know was missing.
Turns out there's more to the Maryland-based city than fictional serial killers and corny musicals -- there's Wye Oak, too.
Our anticipatory cartwheels have gone from 'go' to 'WHOA!' since getting to know the band supporting First Aid Kit on tour.
Meet Big Strong Brute, a modern-day storyteller.
Ask the fellas from Bear's Den where they get their inspiration, and they'll probably name the children's book, Where the Wild Things Are.
When she's not bopping about on stage, Bertie is fond of doodling abstract works of art, and here's the good news - she'd love to whip something up for you.
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