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Music: Lee DeWyze

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Occasionally, American Idol winners are able to maintain a presence in the mainstream Pop music universe.  

DAAP Girls Release Stellar Sophomore Set

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Cincinnati rockers DAAP Girls celebrate the release of their new album, Look Inside Your Love, on which they find the sweet spot between the sweaty grit of a Rock & Roll show and the sweaty grind of an all-night dance party. Plus, unique local ensemble Common Center throw a party in honor of its debut full-length release, Gypsy River, and nominations for the 19th-annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards are currently open to the public.
  

Obama Denies Being Korn Singer

Plus, a "trivially stained" GG Allin dress can be yours and a town in the U.K. uses bagpipes to chase away the homeless

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Barack Obama becomes the first sitting president to publicly mention the name of a Nü Metal band; if you have a die-hard GG Allin fan on your holiday shopping list, an online auction may have the perfect present; and a town in the U.K. inflicts bagpipe music on the homeless to keep them from gathering at a bus station.
  
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Nominations Now Open for Local Music Awards

Time to nominate your favorite musicians for 19th-annual Cincinnati Entertainment Awards

{CommentsCant} · Friday, November 13, 2015
The Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, returning for its 19th year of honoring original local music-makers, is now accepting nominations from area music lovers. 
Click here for the online ballot and then write in the local music acts you feel had an especially great 2015 and deserve a CEA nomi...  

Aaron Collins Brings Blind Conductors to New EP

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
This week, singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Aaron Collins follows up his stunning solo debut, Godlessly Oscillating, with an equally impressive EP featuring his band, The Blind Conductors. Plus, Indie rockers Ohio Knife and Old City celebrate the release of a new split 7-inch single and Ironfest returns to Southgate House Revival for two days overflowing with great local music.
  

The Art of Laundry

Matmos recorded an album of washing machine sounds, Ozzy says sorry for messin' with Texas and Ben Carson targets black voters with bad rap ad

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Electronic duo Matmos is releasing an entire album made from washing machine sounds, Ozzy Osbourne visits the Alamo 33 years after peeing on it (and, subsequently, being banned from it) and a new Ben Carson campaign commercial uses horribly-done Rap music to try to win over black voters.
  

Music: Hippo Campus

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Just a couple years ago, the four members of Hippo Campus were in (or had just graduated from) Saint Paul Conservatory for the Arts, a high school in their native Minnesota.   

Did He Start the Fire?

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Fans of the New York Mets are joined by Billy Joel on a sing-along to "Piano Man" during the only World Series game in which the team didn't choke, Tom Jones wants to have a DNA test to see if he is black and Phil Collins is a goddamn liar.
  

Music: Blues & Boogie Piano Summit

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
One of the region’s most unique musical events, the Blues & Boogie Piano Summit, is not just a “Blues festival,” it’s also a two-day concert that spotlights a specific sub-genre of Blues — Boogie Woogie.  

Music: Ass Ponys

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
One of the more renowned Cincinnati bands of the past few decades, Ass Ponys, reunites this weekend for a pair of shows at Woodward Theater.