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LISTEN: Injecting Strangers’ Spooky, Fun “Haunted Heavens”

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 31, 2014
In this week’s CityBeat we review Patience, Child, the debut full-length from Cincinnati’s theatrical Progressive Pop madmen Injecting Strangers. Given some of the album’s playfully spooky tracks (including the two-part horror story “Nightmare Nancy”), it’s fitting that the band is celebrating the album’s release tonight at a free Halloween spectacular at Over-the-Rhine...  
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Weekend Music: Murs + ¡Mayday!, Zach Deputy and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 31, 2014
Halloween shows abound tonight. Elsewhere on our site you can read about several of them, including 500 Miles to Memphis' release party at Southgate House Revival and Gov't Mule's trib...  
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Music Tonight: Reflection Eternal, Nude Beach and more

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 30, 2014
The show by Trigger Hippy (featuring Joan Osborne and members of The Black Crowes) scheduled for tonight at Newport’s Southgate House Revival has been postponed due to a death in Osborne’s family. The band is hoping to reschedule the show soon. But there are plenty of other solid live music options in Greater Cincinnati tonight. • ...  
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Foxy No More?

Successful Cincy rockers Foxy Shazam cancel all live dates, announce indefinite hiatus

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On Monday, Cincinnati's Foxy Shazam, one of the Queen City's more successful musical exports in recent years (and one of the city's best ever live bands), announced on its Facebook page that it would be disbanding, effective immediately. The extremely hard-touring band has canceled all forthcoming shows, including a hometown  

Injecting Strangers Reward Patient Fans with ‘Patience, Child’

Plus, live local music abounds on Halloween and Halloween eve

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Cincinnati Progressive Pop crew Injecting Strangers celebrate the release of their debut full-length, Patience, Child. Plus, local music-related options for your Halloween and Halloween eve festivities.
  

Musical Motivation at Work?

Plus, Paris Hilton continues to anger Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis blows it on national TV

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A new study finds that listening to music at work can improve production, Paris Hilton's success as a party DJ continues to infuriate Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis, who once dissed Christina Aguilera for botching the national anthem at the Super Bowl, botches the national anthem at the World Series.
  

Halloween: Live Music

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Along with Injecting Strangers’ album release party, here are a few other great options if you’re in the mood for some good live music on Halloween or Halloween eve. 
  
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WATCH: Trademark Aaron and Easy Lantana's "The Best" Video

Local MCs' collaborative track gets music video, Vevo homepage premiere

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 28, 2014
This summer, on-the-rise Northern Kentucky-based Hip Hop artist Trademark Aaron released his excellent EP Act Accordingly, which included a bonus track titled "The Best," a collaboration with Cinci...  
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Music Tonight: JoyCut

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 27, 2014
Progressive Italian Indie/Electronic band JoyCut are continuing their ever-expanding global takeover with an extensive fall tour, which includes a free show tonight at Over-the-Rhine's MOTR Pub. Cincy trio Orchards open the s...  
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Weekend Music: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Busdriver and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 24, 2014
Losing a key singer/songwriter in any band is a difficult proposition (see: Van Halen, multiple times), but popular Roots act Carolina Chocolate Drops haven’t missed a beat since their amicable split with Dom Flemons (now a solo artist). Singer/multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens, the sole original member of the group, continues to drive the Drops, who began as a throwback/tribute to,...