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  • Music - Articles and News
    the world as soon as they release it into the wild Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday December 10 2014 Stuart MacKenzie isn t kidding when he confesses a certain lack of business acumen Music What s Up Rocka Cincinnati Hip Hop sensation Buggs Tha Rocka anticipates the genre s future and drops a masterpiece Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday December 3 2014 Few artists understand the changing face of Hip Hop as well as Buggs Tha Rocka Music Motor Away I toured Europe with Cincy s Valley of the Sun and lived to write about it Nick Grever 0 Comments Tuesday November 25 2014 Touring the world is one goal that few bands ever accomplish It requires a ridiculous amount of hard work dedication time and money Music Jody Time Cincinnati singer songwriter Jody Stapleton s first solo album finds him overcoming turmoil with tranquility Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday November 19 2014 Jody Stapleton might not be drinking hot and cold running champagne from a solid gold faucet but he s certainly achieved a measure of critical success over the years Music Shamble On Cincinnati s The Whiskey Shambles aged in the barrel for years before tapping into their top shelf Blues Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday November 12 2014 The Whiskey Shambles membership seems like the set up to an elaborate shaggy dog joke Music San Rise Ellis Ludwig Leone s San Fermin goes from acclaimed recording project to popular touring machine Jason Gargano 0 Comments Wednesday November 5 2014 After graduating from Yale where he studied musical composition Ellis Ludwig Leone secluded himself in Alberta Canada for six months to work on his debut album as San Fermin Music It s Never Too Late Garland Jeffreys successful second act continues at age 71 Steven Rosen 0 Comments Monday November 3 2014 Veteran singer songwriters stop performing and recording for all kinds of reasons health fatigue lack of success too much success or changes in music trends all sometimes figure into it But the reason the New York City based musician Garland Jeffreys who will be performing Wednesday at Southgate House Revival didn t issue a U S album of new material from 1992 until 2011 because he wanted to spend time with his daughter Music Let It Bleed Cincinnati s 500 Miles to Memphis returns with its most accomplished and mature album yet Nick Grever 0 Comments Wednesday October 29 2014 500 s success has always been a group effort and the group pushed itself harder than ever on Bleed Music Young at Heart Gov t Mule brings the music of Neil Young to life at special Mule O Ween show Derek Halsey 0 Comments Wednesday October 29 2014 On Oct 28 the Classic Rock giants played their last ever concert at New York City s Beacon Theater Music Pulling the Thread We Were Promised Jetpacks shift focus with Unravelling Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday October 22 2014 Unravelling notches several firsts for the Jetpacks primarily it

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  • Music - Articles and News
    songwriter Vlad Holiday is Why can t Rock and Electronica co exist in a single entity Music Get Weller Soon Paul Weller s lifetime of musical creativity is partially encapsulated in his second solo hits collection Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday September 10 2014 Paul Weller s career in total has generated an astonishing 32 hits collections including B sides rarities compilations and six box sets Music Bone Structure New Orleans Trombone Shorty discusses his musical inspirations Alan Sculley 0 Comments Wednesday September 3 2014 Trombone Shorty s latest album Say That to Say This has made history by bringing together the original members of the seminal New Orleans band The Meters for the first time in more than three decades Music Swinging Sensations Keith Jones and the Makeshifts shake rattle and roll their way to a growing fan base Nick Grever 0 Comments Wednesday September 3 2014 Keith Jones has perfected his stage show and his band s homage to Bill Haley and the Comets era Rock Roll and Rockabilly Music From Brazil With Love Cincinnati Jazz pianist Phil DeGreg continues his long love affair with Brazilian musical tradition Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday August 27 2014 Cincinnati Jazz pianist Phil DeGreg talks about his recently released third album of Brazilian Jazz exploration Brazilian People and the state of Jazz in Cincinnati and beyond Music We Built This Old City Piece by piece Old City has come together to become one of Cincinnati s sonic powerhouses Brian Baker 0 Comments Tuesday August 19 2014 After issuing a trio of EPs since 2012 originally on old school cassettes and a live album back in January the current incarnation of Cincinnati s Old City concluded it was time for a proper full length release Music Making Big Daddy Proud Cedric Burnside carries on a family tradition of Mississippi Hill Country Blues Derek Halsey 0 Comments Wednesday August 13 2014 Cedric Burnside learned how to play the Blues at the side of his legendary grandfather R L Burnside Since then Cedric has gone on to win four Blues Music Awards for Best Instrumentalist Drummer including this year His current band is the Cedric Burnside Project featuring guitarist Trent Ayers The duo s latest album is Hear Me When I Say Music Fateful Twists After enduring numerous challenges Escape The Fate is burning up the road in support of Ungrateful Alan Sculley 0 Comments Wednesday August 13 2014 After being out of the spotlight for a couple years Escape the Fate is using touring including dates on this year s Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival to reintroduce itself Music Electric Avenues Cincinnati s Electric Citizen takes a quick detour from the road to trumpet the release of its debut full length Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday August 6 2014 With international acclaim and relentless national touring Heavy Cincinnati rockers Electric Citizen return home for a release party in honor of its debut full length Sateen Music The Forsyth Saga Guy Forsyth plays all kinds

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  • Music - Articles and News
    Comments Wednesday June 25 2014 Here s a clear sign the apocalypse is coming Lydia Lunch is touring North America especially the Midwest with her Retrovirus band and show Music Street Life 101 The Nothing s eclectic streetwise sound combines every loud and angry genre Nick Grever 0 Comments Wednesday June 25 2014 Sitting down with Northern Kentucky based Punk rockers The Nothing on May the 4th Star Wars Day for the non geeks in the audience felt like fate The members of the band vocalist Jimi Caudill guitarist Paulie Burgio drummer Eric Robinson and bassist Dan Snow have all had a Jedi esque journey of redemption littered with band transitions relationship implosions addiction and other trials Music The Devil is in the Details Incisive Metal outfit Agalloch focuses on making the most of the little things Reyan Ali 0 Comments Wednesday June 18 2014 As the music recording business continues to shrink the music merchandising business continues to grow In the last few years one of the most unusual burgeoning merch trends has been bands attaching themselves to alcoholic beverages Music Q are You Terry Adams keeps NRBQ going strong Steven Rosen 0 Comments Wednesday June 18 2014 In the early 1990s while working at The Denver Post I did a preview of an NRBQ concert and referenced that the eclectic rousingly good natured Rock band had been at it for four decades now Music Reel to Real Cincy Funk master Freekbass channels his inner Pop child on new album Everybody s Feelin Real Brian Baker 0 Comments Tuesday June 10 2014 There is a very particular bit of artist centric evidence that determines the ostensible success of an album Everybody s Feelin Real the new release from Cincinnati Funktronica legend Freekbass is packed like a Kardashian s overstuffed suitcase with that specific proof Music Coming Into Focus With a push start from Jeff Tweedy White Denim finds cohesion on its latest LP Alan Sculley 0 Comments Tuesday June 10 2014 If Corsicana Lemonade the fifth full length studio album by White Denim sounds like the group s most focused yet it didn t happen by accident Music Poliça State Channy Leaneagh and Poliça created their latest album with an experimental view toward freedom and discomfort Brian Baker 0 Comments Tuesday June 3 2014 Poliça frontwoman Channy Leaneagh has led a fairly colorful life to date It has included a stint at the Ramsey Fine Arts school in Minneapolis forming the acoustic Folk Rock duo Roma di Luna with former Oddjobs member Alexei Casselle after graduating high school becoming an art teacher in Cambodia for a year marrying Casselle giving birth to their daughter expanding Roma di Luna to a full band and crafting a handful of acclaimed releases Music Men At Work Brooklyn s The Men show a different side on their fifth album in five years Tomorrow s Hits Jason Gargano 0 Comments Thursday May 29 2014 The Men are busy Formed in Brooklyn in 2008 by

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  • Music - Articles and News
    April 9 2014 There s an interesting paradigm in Folk Americana singer songwriter Arlo McKinley s career McKinley has only been on the scene since 2012 his alter ego Tim Carr was a back of the stage fixture for many years But when Carr moved into the spotlight to front his Arlo McKinley and the Lonesome Sound he found it necessary to adopt a new persona to handle the increased attention Music High Setlist Hopes What Springsteen should play at his Cincinnati tour stop Steven Rosen 0 Comments Tuesday April 1 2014 In light of reports from shows in Australia and New Zealand and with a heavy dose of wishful thinking here are some suggestions for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band s set at their tour stop in Cincinnati Music Guided to Voices Live shows The Beatles and a visual approach inform the new album from Indie Electronic duo Phantogram Jason Gargano 0 Comments Tuesday April 1 2014 Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter have known each other since attending junior high together in upstate New York in the late 90s Their friendship came in handy when in 2007 Carter was looking to start a new musical project one in which Hip Hop beats could commingle with atmospheric Indie Pop Enter Phantogram Music No Haters All SKATERS NYC s SKATERS integrate their grassroots Pop Punk ethic into the major label paradigm Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday March 26 2014 Though still hands on in most aspects of their career New York City buzz band SKATERS welcomed the broader reach afforded by their contract with Warner Brothers Records Music Kicking Off a Legacy Cincinnati played a crucial role in the career of Country Music Hall of Famer Bobby Bare Derek Halsey 0 Comments Wednesday March 26 2014 Last October Bobby Bare was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame His long career featured some twists and turns that found him leaving his southern Ohio home to try and find success in California and elsewhere before eventually landing in Nashville Along the way Cincinnati s Fraternity Records played an unexpected part in his success Music Now and Then Bryce Dessner collaborates with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra for this year s MusicNOW fest Jason Gargano 0 Comments Tuesday March 18 2014 On the eve of its ninth festival MusicNOW founder and The National guitarist Bryce Dessner says after next year he ll re evaluate continuing the fest in its current state Music Twist of Fate Chubby Checker returns to the birthplace of his career making hit Steven Rosen 0 Comments Monday March 17 2014 How Chubby Checker took an under promoted Cincinnati recorded song and turned it into Billboard s top song of all time Music Songs of the South JJ Grey teams with three of his peers for the inaugural Southern Soul Assembly Tour Derek Halsey 0 Comments Wednesday March 12 2014 A unique group of accomplished musicians will soon combine forces to bring a night of swampy tunes and

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  • Music - Articles and News
    2014 Julianna Barwick whose music consists of ethereal and largely wordless vocals looped and otherwise layered to achieve a haunting choral effect as she plays keyboards has booked some unusual venues for the tour that brings her to Cincinnati this week Music Moment of Clarity Sobriety and a more relaxed approach help make Southeastern Jason Isbell s finest album yet Jason Gargano 0 Comments Wednesday January 29 2014 Cover Me Up the somber opening song on Jason Isbell s latest album Southeastern includes this revealing lyric I sobered up and I swore off that stuff forever this time Music A Temporary Makeover Newgrass favorites Yonder Mountain String Band hit the road with some gifted substitutes Derek Halsey 0 Comments Tuesday January 21 2014 With Newgrass heroes Yonder Mountain String Band s mandolinist Jeff Austin sitting out the band s current tour due to his brand new baby two members of ace Bluegrass crew Del McCoury Band will be filling in for the proud papa Music Coffee Talk Foxygen drummer Shaun Fleming goes solo with his Diane Coffee project Jason Gargano 0 Comments Wednesday January 15 2014 Laid up with an illness after moving to New York City Foxygen drummer and child actor voice talent Shaun Fleming produced his surprisingly lush solo debut as Diane Coffee with minimal instruments and a Macbook Pro Music Weekend State A more thoughtful approach and a dash of therapy inform Jinx the second album from Weekend Brian Baker 0 Comments Wednesday January 8 2014 Weekend guitarist vocalist Shaun Durkan has certainly gotten plenty of feedback concerning Jinx the band s second release And while no one has exactly accused Durkan of sophomore slumping on Jinx there s certainly been a fair amount of grumbling about the differences between the album and its louder and more visceral predecessor 2010 s Sports Music Saint Maker Cincinnati s Rob Fetters drops third solo album and further proof of his Pop divinity Brian Baker 1 Comment Monday December 30 2013 Singer songwriter Rob Fetters fourth solo album Saint Ain t leaves out the psychedelia but explores plenty of fresh sonic territory Music A Siren in the Dark A clash of influences creates area band Siren s dynamic Metal sound Nick Grever 0 Comments Monday December 30 2013 In Greek mythology a Siren was a gorgeous woman whose enchanting songs caused innumerable sailors to shipwreck never to be seen again It is somewhat ironic then that Northern Kentucky based Siren is a Heavy Metal group featuring four very furry young men But for local metalheads Siren s mix of a Doom foundation with Thrash and Death Metal components is just as intoxicating as the verses of old Music 2013 The Year in Local Recordings Highlights from another great year for Greater Cincinnati s original musicians Mike Breen 1 Comment Sunday December 29 2013 A look back at some of the best albums EPs and singles to come out of Greater Cincinnati s rich music scene in 2013 Music You Can

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  • CityBeat - Cover Story
    s obvious that they ve likely had more irons than fire and so it is Why s kaleidoscopic musical output conjures a host of descriptors the most accurate of which might be the Oakland based band s own genre spliced classification Pop inflected Psychedelic Folk Hop The brainchild of Cincinnati native former cLOUDDEAD member Yoni Wolf Why started as a one man bedroom project 2003 s Oaklandazulasylum Fifteen graffiti artists from around the country But mostly we show local artists and outsider artists Those are my two specialties as I m learning this busi ness The gallery opened April 2 I m a newbie This month Jessica Flores begins her important new job as associate curator of contemporary art at the Cincinnati Art Museum Dance multi hyphenate Heather Britt has a full plate this fall a new full time professorship in Northern Kentucky University s Department of Theater and Dance where she s teaching Jazz choreographing student productions and run ning the school s new outreach endeavor the Dance for Fitness Troupe Don t expect Cincinnati to be cov ered in a polar ice cap any time soon but our actions are speed ing us toward a period of global cooling You have to go back all the way to 1999 to find a Cincinnati Reds player making a legiti mate run at the Rookie of the Year title That was until first baseman Joey Votto started his red hot 2008 campaign I always had an interest in journalism but it wasn t until I met Elissa that I thought it was possible to become a journalist says McLendon UC Journalism 08 She encouraged me to pitch to national magazines to take risks and go after big stories There s an important mantra in a recent film Anyone can cook

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  • Sound Advice: Luke Wade
    THIS SEE ALL CALENDAR Home Articles Music Sound Advice Sound Advice Luke Wade Sound Advice Luke Wade Friday Live at the Ludlow Garage By Brian Baker January 20th 2016 Sound Advice Luke Wade Photo Provided 0 Comments Tags Cincinnati Music Luke Wade The Voice The River Unlike a lot of contestants on The Voice NBC s vocal talent show Luke Wade wasn t looking to get a record deal out of the experience He had already released his sophomore album The River the spring before he successfully navigated the competition s audition process and secured a spot on Pharrell Williams team until his eventual elimination in the program s seventh season Wade s consolation prize was the broad exposure he d received on The Voice which translated to an exponential increase in his core audience and a significant spike in interest regarding The River Critical comparisons between Wade and singer song writers like Ray LaMontagne Van Morrison and Glen Hansard were completely justified as Wade s mournful rasp and earnestly heartfelt songwriting style placed him firmly in their hallowed company Wade s talent may have been his foot in the door for The Voice but his story had the kind of compelling drama that viewers relate to and love Tweet SHARE PRINT COMMENT FONT SIZE RATE Related content Six Feet Deep Fes Walk the Moon Pr Slothpop That s the Conspiracy of Owls We Came As Romans Related to Cincinnati Music Luke Wade The Voice The River He grew up in a tiny town in Texas and nearly died from a bout of spinal meningitis as a child Later an errant paintball shot blinded him in one eye making his blossoming dance career a good deal more difficult his mother had a dance studio and so he turned to music

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  • Sound Advice: Those Darlins
    WHAT SHOULD I BE DOING INSTEAD OF THIS SEE ALL CALENDAR Home Articles Music Sound Advice Sound Advice Those Darlins Sound Advice Those Darlins Tuesday Northside Tavern By Brian Baker January 20th 2016 Sound Advice Those Darlins Photo Angelina Castillo 0 Comments Tags Cincinnati Music Those Darlins Blur the Line Northside Tavern The latest Those Darlins tour should have been the celebratory launch of the band s 10th anniversary but in light of their indefinite hiatus time to move in different directions announcement last month on Facebook this circuit will be Those Darlins victory lap before dismantling one of the best bands to come out of Nashville Tenn in the last quarter century It s only fitting that the Garageabilly ruckus Those Darlins kick up on stage has been mirrored in the band s day to day life Guitarists Nikki Kvarnes and Jessi Zazu met as bunkmates at the Southern Girls Rock Roll Camp in Tennessee in 2006 Tweet SHARE PRINT COMMENT FONT SIZE RATE Related content Afterhours With T The Truth About S More Holiday Show Cale Parks with P Dance Dance Revol Mayors of Super A Related to Cincinnati Music Those Darlins Blur the Line Northside Tavern Bringing in bassist Kelley Anderson to form Those Darlins the musicians bonded over a love of American music in all its traditions and eccentricities The trio dropped its debut single 2008 s Wild One and created an immediate sensation leading to Dan Auerbach tapping them for his Keep It Hid solo tour In 2009 the band released its self titled debut album a flawless genre mash up of Country Garage Rock and Rockabilly Shortly after utility drummer Linwood Regensburg joined as permanent beatkeeper leading to the Garage stained scorch and twang of Those Darlins sophomore album Screws Get Loose In 2012

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