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The Incredible Shrinking Record

The popularity of shorter EP releases continues to grow among artists, labels and fans

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
As sales of physical music releases continue to decline, musicians and labels are rediscovering and embracing the advantages of issuing shorter EPs.
  

The Melodic with Vikesh Kapoor

Nov. 29 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Naming a band The Melodic means you instantly have a lot to live up to. That’s no problem here — The Melodic are, indeed, beautifully melodic. And the new British Folk ensemble’s free local appearance Friday should be a delight.
  

Music: The Melodic with Vikesh Kapoor

0 Comments · Monday, November 25, 2013
Naming a band The Melodic means you instantly have a lot to live up to. That’s no problem here — The Melodic are, indeed, beautifully melodic. And the new British Folk ensemble’s free local appe  

Artist Diane Landry Makes Waves at the CAC

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The opening of a new show can be a tense, contentious time for an artist. Doubts arise: “What do the public and critics think? Does this show really work?" But at the Contemporary Arts Center’s recent opening of her show by every wind that blows, Diane Landry was above all that. Literally.
  

Art: by every wind that blows

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
The Contemporary Arts Center’s show by every wind that blows by Diane Landry is an engaging show that mostly features the Canadian artist’s graceful use of existing, repurposed ever  

Art: Is This It

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Is This It by Cincinnati artist Joey Versoza, curated by Justine Ludwig, has a helter-skelter approach.I’d be hard put to explain why all the party balloons festoon the video clips in “This I  

Event: Northside Record Fair

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Looking for Tiny Tim’s children’s album on vinyl or maybe Meet the Beatles!? How about an old Lonnie Mack 45 on Cincinnati’s Fraternity Records label? You might find those or who knows what  

In Living Color

Indianapolis' Matisse exhibit is a regional blockbuster

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 13, 2013
If I were to recommend just one show at a regional art museum right now, it would be the Matisse, Life in Color: Masterworks from the Baltimore Museum of Art exhibition at the Indianapolis Museum of Art through Jan. 12, 2014.  

Dwight Yoakam

Nov. 16 • Horseshoe Casino

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Dwight Yoakam is an enormously influential figure for rescuing ’80s-era, Nashville, Tenn.,-based commercial Country music from its reliance on cloyingly familiar, Pop-oriented musical clichés and boring, hack storytelling truisms. 
  

Art: Festival of Cartoon Art

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 12, 2013
Every three years, Ohio State University in Columbus celebrates the Festival of Cartoon Art because the school is the repository for the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, home of the world