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The Big List of the Coolest People/Places/Things

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Here is a list that is bound to have something you're into and definitely has things you should be into. Our elite team of writers scoured the city in search of all things cool. They turned up a local illustrator, the best diner in the city, architectural marvels and have decided on the coolest roller coaster at Kings Island. We guarantee that this fall, you'll need a thick sweater and a heated blanket. Stay cool, Cincinnati.  

MPMF 2010 Bands: A-C

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
/-Brooklyn, Ny • Electro RockThe seeds of /- were planted nearly a decade ago when James Baluyut was coming up with home-recorded snippets of musical ideas in the wake of the slow dissolution of  

MPMF 2010 Bands: D-G

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
da muttss cincinnati • hip hopDa muttss, which recently returned to the Cincinnati club scene with a lineup reuniting the group’s MCs Kyle David, El Born and Bimu Bishop, make some of the m  

MPMF 2010 Bands: H-K

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Holy f*ck     toronto, canada • Electro RockToronto’s latest primo export (after Joey Votto, of course) pimps instrumental soundscapes that range from ambient murmurs to  

MPMF 2010 Bands: L-N

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Leaf Bird chicago, il • Indie/FolkLeaf Bird began with three members of the band Fingers and Toes and has now expanded to a six-piece group. The ensemble’s music is winding and adventurous,  

MPMF 2010 Bands: O-R

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Oblio Nashville • Alternative/RockInspired by everyone from Paul Simon to Arcade Fire, this trio makes a huge, engulfing sound full of spacious guitars and passionate vocals that somehow still ma  

MPMF 2010 Bands: S-T

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Sam Goodwillyoungstown, oh • Indie/ProgressiveSam Goodwill isn’t a guy but a trio that makes creatively shaped Art Pop, folding in elements of slinky, twilight Soul, skittish Funk and subtl  

MPMF 2010 Bands: U-Z

0 Comments · Thursday, September 9, 2010
Uncle Mountainasheville, NC • Indie/Americana/RockThis North Carolina-based quintet is hard to describe with a quick and easy genre tag thanks to having three prominent songwriters that each craf  

Ticket to Ride: The Essential MidPoint Wristband

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
MidPoint offers 250 bands on 25 stages in three districts (downtown, Over-the-Rhine and Newport) over three nights — with so much to see and hear, why waste time standing in line to pay cover charges at each club? Festivalgoers in the know pony up for a three-day wristband ($39) and guarantee themselves smooth sailing.  

Ride the Shuttle

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 8, 2010
Metro, Cincinnati’s transit authority, will have three of its newest hybrid buses circulating around Downtown and Over-the-Rhine 9 p.m.-1 a.m. all three nights of MidPoint. The buses will make stops every five minutes at marked locations running north on Main Street, west on Liberty Street, south on Walnut Street and east on Fifth Street. The rides are free for everyone with a three-day MPMF wristband.