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2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Nominations

Nominees for the 17th annual CEAs again demonstrate strength, diversity of local music scene

26 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
The 2014 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards, now in their 17th year of honoring musicians from the Greater Cincinnati music scene, are coming up in January and we have the nominees. Study up and get ready to vote starting Dec. 13.  

Welcome to Injecting Strangers' 'Nightmare Nancy'

Plus, The Tempers release ballad collection, Buffalo Killers score a new record deal and School of Rock Mason preps pre-holiday shows

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Theatrical Cincinnati rockers Injecting Strangers promote their new EP release this weekend. Plus, Maurice Mattei and The Tempers celebrate the release of a new collection of ballads, Buffalo Killers sign with Sun Pedal Recordings and School of Rock Mason pays tribute to Neil Young, Van Halen and others with weekend shows.  

Shilling the Savory/Sweet Sensation

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The mix of salty snacks and sweet snacks is one of the latest food fads the marketing departments of major food corporations have been trying to convince consumers they should be engaging with.It’s   

Music: Fred Hersch

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 10, 2013
Fred Hersch is one of the top pianists in the modern Jazz world, his deft and often innovative playing, arranging and compositional skills earning him boatloads of acclaim and numerous awards over the  

Phratry Records Facilitates a Foursome

Plus, Freak releases debut EP, Withrow's marching band gets some star-studded help and Grand Oversoul reunites for a great cause

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The nearly decade old Cincinnati-based record label Phratry Records releases a new four-way split single featuring locals Mala in Se and Knife the Symphony, as well as Aperiodic and Joe 4. Plus, area Metal crew Freak celebrate its new EP, Blue Wisp hosts a fundraiser for an area high school marching band and Grand Oversoul returns for Transitions Global benefit.
  

Music: Walden

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 4, 2013
Walden is the superb Indie Folk project of singer/songwriter Ethan Samuel Brown, who was born in eastern Kentucky, grew up in the suburbs of Cincinnati and, when he was 18, moved to Nashville. Th  
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WATCH: The MidPoint Sessions featuring Molly Sullivan

Cincinnati singer/songwriter stars in fourth video from the Queen City Project’s “MidPoint Sessions” series

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 2, 2013
So far, the videos released from The Queen City Project’s series of clips from The MidPoint Sessions (a day party that took place at the Art Academy during September’s MidPoint Music Festival) have showcased three great Ohio acts —   
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WATCH: Zebras in Public’s “Propaganda” Music Video

Cincinnati rockers release clip for new single from forthcoming full-length album

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Cincinnati five-piece Zebras in Public has released some propaganda to promote its new single and sophomore album. Actually, it’s a new single and accompanying music video for the group’s strong new song “Propaganda,” an ear-grabbing AltRock track that is slated for the new Zebras in Public full-length, Paradise Leg. The follow-u...  

Acarya Celebrates New “Tribal Rock” EP

Plus, Healing Power (formerly Pomegranates) plays farewell show and Shake It reissues The Sacred Mushroom's 1969 debut/swan song

2 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Cincinnati "Tribal Rock" duo Acarya releases compelling new EP this Friday, Healing Power (the artists formerly known as Pomegranates) prepares to say farewell with a final show and new release this weekend and Shake It Records mines Cincinnati's musical past again with a new re-issue of the oft-bootlegged 1969 album from Larry and Danny Goshorn's Sacred Mushroom.
  

Eric + Erica with Sun Country

Dec. 2 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Eric Kuhn and Erica Fink have been making beautiful music together for a relatively short time, but the Oakland, Calif., duo’s easy rapport and creative chemistry is immediately evident in their warm, gauzy, minimalistic Indie Pop.