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Riding the Buffalo on the new CD, 'Let It Ride,' plus remembering Mr. K and new CDs from Slant and Mad Anthony

0 Comments · Friday, June 20, 2008
After the release of their debut album, Cincinnati PsychPop trio The Buffalo Killers found they had fans in high places. The Black Crowes took them on tour (they'll be back out with them this fa  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 11, 2008
· Acclaimed Indie Rock band Wussy is preparing to record its follow-up to last year's Left For Dead, which received gushing reviews from Rolling Stone, Spin and numerous other press outlets. Si  

Farewell, Mr. K

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 4, 2008
Ken Glidewell, a local musician, producer and radio personality, died May 27 from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Glidewell was 48. Glidewell had an expansive history in relation to Ci  

Friends in Need

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
· Cincinnati-bred singer/songwriter Katie Reider is in the middle of a fight for her life. The 30-year-old Reider has a rare medical condition called myofibroblastic inflammation, which has res  

Local CD Release Weekend

0 Comments · Friday, May 23, 2008
Three excellent, locally conceived albums are getting the CD release show treatment this weekend. Below are some details, but for full-length reviews head to the Spill It blog at blogs.citybeat.c  

MidPoint Submission Deadline Looms

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
If they haven't already, musicians wishing to be considered for a showcase at the MidPoint Music Festival (now being operated by CityBeat) need to act swiftly. The final deadline for getting submis  

Celebrating King Records, Second Sunday on Main and the Appalachian Festival

0 Comments · Saturday, May 10, 2008
On Saturday, the main downtown branch of the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County is presenting a lengthy program in honor of the 65th birthday of pioneering Cincinnati-based record lab  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
· Soul-stirring, jaw-dropping local Blues/Rock guitarist/singer/songwriter Kelly Richey has a new album (her 11th!) ready for release. Carry the Light (put out through Richey's own label, Sweet  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 23, 2008
· You can hear some Radiohead influences in Peter Adams' music, but his sophomore album, I Woke With Planets in My Face, is taking a different kind of cue from Thom Yorke and Co. Adams -- whose  

Long Live the Queer

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2008
One of the city's best, most criminally underrated Indie Pop bands, Culture Queer, returns with a new CD this Friday. The band will play Northside's Gypsy Hut to celebrate the new Kid Friendly D  

Punk and beyond with CincyPunk Fest VII

0 Comments · Friday, April 11, 2008
CincyPunk Fest has become one of the most consistently great music festivals to come out of the area. Part of it is the fest's evolution, as the "Punk" in the show's name is becoming as all-e  

Rumors, Lies and General Misunderstandings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 2, 2008
With the Greenhornes in hibernation, The Cincinnati Suds should own the crown as Cincinnati's current Garage Rock kings (heck, the two groups even share guitarist Craig Fox!). Proof? Besides their  

Lonely the Seabird flies for final time, plus music for Opening Day

0 Comments · Monday, March 31, 2008
Indie Rock band Lonely the Seabird has announced its imminent demise. The band -- together for the past three years -- is doing one final show this Friday at the Southgate House Parlour with gues  

Alone, Naturally

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 19, 2008
Given the scary "Who do you want answering the phone in the White House at 3 a.m." ads running in support of Hillary Clinton, Alone at 3AM would seem to have a perfectly timed band name, surpassed o  

Resetting the Fizz with a new CD

0 Comments · Saturday, March 15, 2008
This Saturday, Cincinnati Power Pop powerhouse Fizzgig performs at the Southgate House to celebrate the release of its latest album, Reset. Likeminded popsters Ellison and Nashville's Second Sat