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Not to be confused: After a decade’s hiatus, the folks from Black Market Baby are apparently reuniting. But first, they have had to get their name back. The old-school D.C. punk band recently phoned in a polite cease-and-desist request to a similarly named Vancouver band called the Black Market Babies, just as the Canadian rockers were set to ink a deal with Sub Pop’s new imprint, Die Young Stay Pretty. As of early January, the Black Market Babies are operating as the Black Halos and have a debut album due in early April. As yet, there’s no word yet on the current status of the original Black Market Baby, but the name has become a self-fulfilling prophecy: The band’s rare ’82 “Potential Suicide/Youth Crimes” single now sells for up to $40 on the collector’s market. (Colin Bane)