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Howard Brothers Band (Profile)

Time-trippin' trio works a '70s vibe on 'Catch the Party Train'

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2008
Hanging with the Howard Brothers Band is like time tripping through calendars past. To drive home the point, guitarist/vocalist Steve Howard, his bassist brother Aaron and their uncle, drummer Tim Bla  

The Koala Fires (Profile)

Connected friends burn with amped-up Indie Rock

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 20, 2008
What's the first thing you do when you've thought up a clever band name? Google it, of course. When Koala Fires singer/guitarist Matt Mooney did this, he was pleasantly surprised that he didn't  

Thistle (Profile)

Post-Punk trio self-releases new album

0 Comments · Saturday, August 16, 2008
It's been said that being in a band is a lot like being married. If that's the case, thistle is celebrating their crystal anniversary as a Post-Punk power trio with the release of their latest and c  

The Bad Words (Profile)

Rock/Country band talks new album, self-censorship and toothpaste

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2008
The Bad Words are already living up to their name in high profile fashion. The recent regional winners of the Colgate Country Challenge, a Nashville Star-like talent competition  

Bosco Rossi (Profile)

With style and wit, Indie/Acoustic/Pop artist Molly Sullivan forms a new band

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 23, 2008
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Alone at 3AM (Profile)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 16, 2008
To get to Candyland Studio, one must navigate the slippery, newly bleached floor of Puppy Camp, a doggie daycare. Tucked behind the canine retreat, the studio strangely appears. On the walls: skateboards, Jesus the trucker, Johnny Cash flipping the bird.  

Madras Lounge (Profile)

Newcomers turn a short history into surprising Indie Prog/Pog debut

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 9, 2008
"This is the first interview I've ever done," says Madras Lounge vocalist/guitarist Aaron Madrigal near the end of our chat. There was little shock in this announcement. When I met him on Fou  

Walk the Moon (Profile)

Quartet returns from London with energy and a new EP

0 Comments · Sunday, July 6, 2008
Nestled in the Highland Heights hills, there lives another planet -- The Bamboo Room, producer/manager Erwin Musper's baby, a recording studio true to its name. Made of bamboo, the floors have a  

Mad Anthony (Profile)

One name change later, band gets serious with debut EP

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2008
William Shakespeare once noted that a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but the members of Mad Anthony would likely take issue. Guitarist/vocalist Ringo Jones, guitarist Adam Flaig and  

The Sweep (Profile)

Quartet releases its fiery debut LP, 'It's Warm Under the Dragon's Wing'

0 Comments · Sunday, June 15, 2008
Gritty, alluring, shocking. On the side, Canadian Indie band Black Mountain works to serve the drug addicted, distributing clean needles in a job that stabs into their darkly psychedelic sound, o  

Daughters and Sons (Profile)

Group taps into the Funk zeitgeist to unify the masses

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 28, 2008
After listening to Daughters and Sons' four blistering slabs of joyous Funk/Rock on their MySpace page, it's hard to imagine Willy Morren as depressed, on the verge of abandoning music. Not lon  

Josh Eagle (Profile)

Singer/songwriter soars to new heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Like pale birds, we perch and step lightly, crossing a tricky, long drop zone, our feet balancing on a thin railing. "Don't look down," Josh Eagle suggests. I look anyway. Shouldn't have.   

The Host (Profile)

Quartet takes another big step forward with a new EP, 'Transmit'

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The Host's debut EP, Receive, might have hit the streets just two years ago, but the band's roots stretch back nearly a decade and a half. Beginning in 1994, vocalist Chris Charlton, bassist St  

Cash Flagg (Profile)

Rock quartet is nasty when it counts

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 7, 2008
Opening credits. Scene one: Early on a Wednesday evening, the Northside Tavern patio is already body-packed. Rowdy and raucous. The bar staff floats around, wearing the usual thrift store shirts.  

Souse (Profile)

Jazz/Fusion outfit sets its sights on the future with debut album, Push

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Any area resident of Germanic extraction can tell you that souse is a weird, gelatinous meat product with a strange appeal. When former members of Final Exit were trying to come up with a name fo