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Locals Only: : Oversoul Men

Grand Oversoul has become one of the leading bands on the local Jam Band scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 21, 2005
"It's therapy, it's relaxing, it's fun, and it surrounds us." This is what music means to guitarist Mike Welch and his band Grand Oversoul. Music has indeed surrounded them of late. After a r  

Locals Only: : Patient's Virtue

No matter the label, patientZero's music is a unique voice in the Cincinnati scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 17, 2005
The ever-elusive genre tag is something all bands face. Someone always wants to know whom a group sounds like rather than what. The members of local band patientZero aren't strangers to this phen  

Locals Only: : Tri A Little Grooviness

TriFectaFunk find an audience with their groove-ridden vision of Fusion

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 23, 2005
When we think of piano-centered trios in Cincinnati, we probably think either of the goings-on at the Blue Wisp or, for those of us who haven't had that pleasure, we probably remember Ben Folds F  

Locals Only: : Shoeless Joes

Traveling Barefoot explores the "darker, more psychedelic side" of the Jam genre

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2004
Despite the popularity of the Jam-band genre, there are relatively few Jam acts in the Cincinnati music scene. True, the regional up-and-comers are regularly making stops in town, but locals in th  

Locals Only: : Hot Licks

Live concert series, Live City Licks, provides an undiluted outlet for local musicians

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 10, 2003
Commercial radio: Let's face it; it sucks. It seems like it isn't for the listeners anymore, but instead for the advertisers and record companies that want to flood the airwaves with whatever ki  

Locals Only: : Go Cat Go

Locals CatCity fills the Jazz Fusion hole in Cincinnati's music scene

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 27, 2003
Anytime one hears about a great band within our music scene here in the 'Nati, it is usually assumed its another Rock band, or somebody who is going the distance to do something that breaks the s  

Locals Only: : Lemmings Meringue

Upcoming album by Da LEMMINGS OnSombol whips together loops, Jazz, Funk and more

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 13, 2003
The tragic flaw of many of the bands that set out to create something new is their lack of originality, their goals notwithstanding. Often the bands that meet with success in such an endeavor do s  

Locals Only: : Moot

'A local quartet with a hard yet accomplished edge that's difficult to pigeonhole'

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2003
In any city's music scene, there's usually an overabundance of angst-driven Hard Rock acts with obnoxiously distorted guitars, simple root-note bass lines, the typical drumbeats for banging your  

Locals Only: : Suck On That Emotion

Jason Ludwig's stunning, emotive debut album is a masterful first step

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 25, 2003
In a city as rich in original (and not so original) music as Cincinnati is, it isn't easy to escape the typical when you give local music a chance. After giving the person who checks (or fails to  

Locals Only: : Hard to Explain

Lyrical ambiguity in a Jazz framework ... or something like that. Meet Alias Jones

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 18, 2003
Many of Cincinnati's local bands are in the frame of mind that in order to get recognition they must play as often as possible in the area, as well as abroad. This is not the case with Northern K