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Music: Los Lobos

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Los Lobos began making music back when Richard Nixon was still in office. For the historically illiterate, that’s more than 40 years, during which the Los Angeles crew has put forth its distinctive sounds — from slanted Tex-Mex and Folk to straight-up Country and Rock — via more than a dozen studio albums and a variety of EPs, live records and side projects.  

Music: Babes in Toyland

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Kat Bjelland’s banshee voice, primal guitar playing and uncommonly intense presence infected anyone who was lucky enough to catch Babes in Toyland’s searing live shows in the early 1990s.  

Literary: Nathan Singer

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Cincinnati-based artist Nathan Singer has been scratching his creative itch in a variety of formats over the years — most notably through his work as an actor and playwright, his Rock & Roll outfit The Whiskey Shambles and his multifarious forays in literary fiction.  

Sound Advice: San Fermin with Lemon Sky, The Ridges, Sweet & The Sweet Sweets and Orchards

Friday • Fountain Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
San Fermin’s second album, the recently released Jackrabbit, picks up where its debut left off, delivering lush soundscapes and boy/girl vocal tradeoffs.   

Music: San Fermin

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 19, 2015
San Fermin’s second album, the recently released Jackrabbit, picks up where its debut left off, delivering lush soundscapes and boy/girl vocal tradeoffs.  

Sound Advice: Living Colour with Howard Brothers Band and Citizen Zero

Wednesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Living Colour’s “Cult of Personality,” a slab of politically minded Hard Rock from 1988’s debut album Vivid, remains the NYC quartet’s calling card and commercial apex.   

The Cincinnati Cobra

Looking back on the life and impact of local boxing legend Ezzard Charles

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Lincoln Park Drive in the West End was rechristened Ezzard Charles Drive nearly 40 years ago, yet when one asks a typical Cincinnatian whether they are familiar with the man after which the street is named, a quizzical look almost certainly comes across their face before answering, “Uh, not really.”
  

Music: Living Colour

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Living Colour’s “Cult of Personality,” a slab of politically minded Hard Rock from 1988’s debut album Vivid, remains the NYC quartet’s calling card and commercial apex.   

Sound Advice: Cracker with Happy Chichester

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary)

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
It’s been more than two decades since Cracker’s commercial apex, back when “Low” dominated MTV and the Internet was an oddity.  

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.