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JetLab Flies High on Diverse Debut

Plus, Ohio Knife gets its own beer and Kenton County Regulators and SHAG reunite

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Indie Dance Rock trio JetLab celebrates the release of its self-titled debut Friday, Ohio Knife reveals new beer made in their honor and the Kenton County Regulators and SHAG reunite this week.
  

Music: Anwar Sadat with Gazer and Honeyspiders

0 Comments · Monday, November 24, 2014
Sounding like a brutal multi-car crash at the intersection of seminal Washington D.C. Hardcore and the pioneering Post Punk of ’80s/’90s Chicago, Louisville’s Anwar Sadat has been creeping around the Punk Rock underground since 2011.  
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Music Tonight: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., Empires and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, November 20, 2014
Besides sporting one of the best band names in recent memory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. also makes wildly endearing, monstrously melodic Indie/Electro Pop. Detroit’s Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein started the project in 2009 as a home-recording venture, but a pair of EP releases the following year drew widespread attention, leading to a deal with Warner Bros. Records. The band released its ...  

Buffalo Killers Launch ‘Fireball of Sulk’

Plus news on the Cincy Groove Music Festival, Bonesfest, Leggy and the Northside Record Fair

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Cincinnati's Buffalo Killers issue a second excellent release in 2014, the new EP Fireball of Sulk. Plus, Cincy Groove Music Festival spotlights some of Cincy's top Americana acts, Bonesfest honors late local musician David Hebert, Leggy gets ready to go international and the Northside Record Fair returns.
  

Dokken’s Not Chicken

Dokken stars in weird commerical, Bono's bad week and Uber teams with Spotify

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Metal band Dokken turned down a chance to be in a commercial with a chicken … until they heard how much money they'd make. Plus, Bono is having some serious transportation issues, causing U2 to cancel its week-long residency on The Tonight Show and a pair of controversial corporations — Uber and Spotify — join forces to potentially annoy the hell out of Uber drivers.
  
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Music Tonight: Joe Bonamassa, Shaggy and More

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Modern Blues/Rock guitar hero Joe Bonamassa might not be a household name, but he has a gigantic fan base. Tonight, many of those fans will fill Music Hall to watch the six-string superstar do his thang. I just drove by Music Hall and he has multiple trucks and busses parked around back, one adorned with the motto, “Always on the Road,” a reference to how he has built such a big follow...  

Music: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Besides sporting one of the best band names in recent memory, Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. also makes wildly endearing, monstrously melodic Indie/Electro Pop.   
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Music Tonight: Nils Frahm and Dawn of Midi

{CommentsCant} · Monday, November 17, 2014
Sonic adventurer Nils Frahm performs tonight at the Contemporary Arts Center. Doors open at 7 p.m. and tickets are $20. The German-born composer is touring behind his most recent album, 2013’s Spaces, which was compiled from footage from various performances over the previous tw...  
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Weekend Music: Chris Forsyth, Huun Huur Tu and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, November 14, 2014
Chris Forsyth & The Solar Motel Band bring their tour behind their debut studio album, the recently released Intensity Ghost, to The Comet in Northside tonight. Heart of Palm and Public Housing open the free 10 p.m. show.
Forsyth, who co-founded the experimental group peeesseye in New York around the turn of the ce...  
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Music Tonight: Avi Buffalo, San Fermin and More

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Avi Buffalo plays a free show tonight at MOTR Pub at 10 p.m. Cincinnati’s Founding Fathers open.  Avi Buffalo began when Californian teenager Avigdor Zahner-Isenberg began home-recording songs in high school. After completing high school, he had a full band and an offer from esteemed indie label SubPop Records quickly follo...