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Music: Spirit Animal and Pluto Revolts

0 Comments · Monday, December 8, 2014
With guitars that shift between big Rock riffage and a Funk shuffle, a dance-floor-ready groove and dashes of party-starting EDM, it’s no surprise that New York City’s Spirit Animal has become renowned for its energetic and wildly entertaining live shows.   
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Music Tonight: The Pass, Nora Jane Struthers and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, December 4, 2014
Louisville Electro Pop artists The Pass, who’ve become popular with local audiences thanks to repeated visits to the Cincinnati area (providing highlight sets for more than a couple MidPoint Music Festivals), performs a free show tonight at Over-the-Rhine’s MOTR Pub. Local trio  
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Music Tonight: Every Time I Die, Lera Lynn and More

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Veteran metallers Every Time I Die play Bogart's in Corryville tonight. The Ghost Inside, Hundredth, Architects and Backtrack are also on the bill. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tickets are $26.27.

ETID's creative approach has earned them fans outside of just...  

Cincinnati Dancing Pigs Celebrate New Release, Hall of Fame Induction

Plus, the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards seek public input into the nominating process this year

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Long-running Americana group The Cincinnati Dancing Pigs celebrate their new album release and recent induction into the Jug Band Hall of Fame this weekend. Plus, the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards are seeking public feedback for 2015's music nominees.
  

Russia: Now Scared of Gay People AND Death Metal

Plus, that recent comet landing made Aerosmith more money and Pomplamoose whines and shills

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Russia bands the album artwork and (Russian translated) lyrics of Death Metal giants Cannibal Corpse; we touchdown on comet, Aerosmith's Spotify streams increase; Pomplamoose band members does something slightly shady.  
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Music Tonight: The Stray Birds

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Pennsylvanian Folk/Americana trio The Stray Birds perform tonight at Newport’s Southgate House Revival. Australian Indie Folk singer/songwriter Jordie Lane opens the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. 
After self-releasing their debut album in 2012, The Stray Birds scored wide-spread acclaim (NPR put it in its Top 10 of Folk/Amer...  
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Vigil for Concert Tragedy Victims Set for Wednesday

On the 35th anniversary of The Who concert that left 11 fans dead, efforts ramp up for a permanent memorial marker

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Tomorrow (Dec. 3) marks the 35th anniversary of the concert tragedy at Riverfront Coliseum (now US Bank Arena) where 11 music fans were crushed and killed after fans pushed their way into the arena to see British Rock legends The Who perform. Tomorrow at 7 p.m., a vigil will ...  

Music: Yelawolf

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Alabama-born Hip Hop artist Yelawolf began making waves in 2005 after self-releasing his debut album, Creek Water.  
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ICYMI: Wussy on CBS This Morning

Cincinnati rockers make their network TV debut as part of CBS morning show’s Saturday Sessions

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 1, 2014
Veteran Cincinnati band Wussy saw a huge boost of its national profile (and sales) over the weekend when the band was featured on CBS This Morning on Nov. 29. The band’s network TV debut included an entertaining and funny interview segment, spliced with live footage (including shots filmed at this year’s MidPoint Music Festival, where the band opened for The Afghan Whigs in Washington ...  
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WATCH: Freekbass & the Bump Assembly’s “Never Enough” Video

{CommentsCant} · Monday, December 1, 2014
Masterful Cincinnati Funk musician Freekbass and his band The Bump Assembly debuted their new music video for the track “Never Enough” this past weekend during a show at Newport’s Southgate House Revival (which also featured a reunion of Freekbass’ old crew, SHAG). This morning, the clip made its public debut.  The groovy video is the third one released from the most recent Freekbass ...