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Music: Buke and Gase

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
If you like band names that are direct and to the point, you’ll love Buke and Gase, a New York Indie Rock duo with a singular style.   

Sound Advice: MisterWives with Handsome Ghost

Wednesday • Thompson House

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It’s been an eventful three years since Mandy Lee went looking for an ’80s cover band to provide the soundtrack for her birthday party.

Sound Advice: Joan Jett & The Blackhearts

Friday • Lawrenceburg Event Center (Hollywood Casino)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
For all the grumbling about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the induction ceremonies can often be revelatory and moving, occasionally serving as a way to view an artist from a different perspective and remind everyone why an artist is receiving the honor in the first place.   

Sound Advice: Death from Above 1979 with Deftones, Incubus and The Bots

Saturday • Riverbend

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It’s easy to see why bands with lengthy histories and voluminous catalogs would consider getting back together, but those rationalizations don’t hold much water for Death from Above 1979. 

Sound Advice: Glass Animals with Gabriel Garzón-Montano

Tuesday • Taft Theatre (Ballroom)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Don’t let the patchouli-scented Jam band name fool you — Glass Animals have very little in common with that blissed-out branch of musical endeavor. 

Sound Advice: Sage Francis with Trademark Aaron and B-Shields

Thursday • Madison Live

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
There’s a thin line between self-absorption and self-awareness. Eminem is self-absorbed. Sage Francis is self-aware. 

Sound Advice: Metz with Crosss and Viet Cong

Tuesday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Metz’s latest album, its second full-length simply titled II, charges out the gates with “Acetate,” another raging blast of Hardcore from a band that shows no signs of turning down the volume or intensity anytime soon.

Sound Advice: Quiet Life with Crow Moses

Tuesday • Fountain Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 15, 2015
With the Independence Day dustup on Fountain Square a couple of weeks ago and the madness of the recent All-Star Game festivities, worldwide media influx and fancy bunting in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for Cincy to get back into its regular groove. 

Sound Advice: A Muscle Shoals Music Revue featuring Amy Black and Sarah Borges

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
The Muscle Shoals area of Alabama is a legendary place when it comes to the history of music.   

Sound Advice: Swirlies

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
This is technically the 25th-anniversary year for Swirlies, the Boston Shoegaze band that began life as a prospective Go-Go’s cover band in 1990. 

Sound Advice: Neil Young and Promise of the Real with Band of Horses

Monday • Riverbend

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
What can be said about Neil Young that hasn’t been said countless times before? 

Sound Advice: Liturgy

Wednesday (July 15) • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Salvador Dali once mused, “There is only one difference between a madman and me. I am not mad.” Hunter Hunt-Hendrix, vocalist, guitarist and lunatic genius at the helm of Liturgy, can certainly relate to that razor-thin distinction.   

Sound Advice: Charlie Parr with Casey Campbell

Thursday • Washington Park Bandstand

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Three years ago, when I wrote about a Charlie Parr club appearance here, it was necessary to introduce him and his work to even those readers who followed acoustic Blues, Folk and Americana music.

Sound Advice: Yonder Mountain String Band with The Goodle Boys

Saturday • Moonlite Gardens (Coney Island)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ever since founding member Jeff Austin left Yonder Mountain String Band in 2014, there’s been a question floating in the air among fans: How can the band be the same without Austin?   

Sound Advice: Eli Cook

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
For more than a half century, John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers has been the launching pad/finishing school for some of the world’s most formidable guitarists.