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WATCH: Zebras in Public’s “Blown Away” Video

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 10, 2014
Cincinnati’s Zebras in Public recently unleashed a new music video for its hard-charging rocker “Blown Away,” a highlight of the band’s 2014 full-length release, Paradise Leg
Directed by the band’s drummer, Chris Himes, the rumbling music is matched up with footage of the band members zooming around Full Throttle Indo...  

WATCH: Founding Fathers’ ‘Welcome Home’ Video

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 9, 2014
Early this year, Cincinnati Indie Dance Rock crew Founding Fathers released a tease of their forthcoming debut full-length release with a music video for their funky track, “Stop Drop and Roll.” Last week, the band unveiled another cool video clip to accompany its fantastic new s...  
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Mayesfest Music Event Moves Indoors

Bellevue Bluegrass/Americana festival cancels outdoor events, moves music to Moerlein Taproom

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 9, 2014
With cool, rainy weather in the forecast, this weekend’s planned Mayesfest Bluegrass & Americana Festival in Bellevue has been cancelled. But with artists traveling into Northern Kentucky for the outdoor, riverside event, and many fans excited for it, organizers have decided to present what they’ve called on their Facebook page a “mini Mayes,” moving the music indoors to Over-the-Rhine...  

Public Celebrates New EP, Walk the Moon Tour Launch

Plus, Cincinnati Dronescape captures the sound of the city, Mayes Fest returns to Bellevue and Rocktober brings more local music to Fountain Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
AltPop trio Public celebrates the release of a new EP, Let's Make It, and its impending tour with Walk the Moon this weekend at Rohs Street Cafe. Plus, the new Cincinnati Dronescape project uses natural "found sounds" distinct to Cincinnati, Rocktober on the Square offers free live music every Friday and Mayes Fest 2014 comes to Bellevue.  

Music's Not Dead

Survey finds music still tops in entertainment, weird guitars celebrated and Willie's braids sell for big bucks

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 8, 2014
This year’s Nielsen’s Music 360 report on music consumption finds that listening to music is still the most popular form of entertainment in the U.S., it was a big week for interesting guitar contraptions and Willie Nelson's hair steals all the headlines regarding a recent auction of some of the late Waylon Jennings' belongings.
  
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The Sounds of the City

A uniquely adventurous, location-based recording project will receive a fitting “listening party” this weekend

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The Cincinnati Dronescape recording project stemmed from an idea forged by local resident Isaac Hand over the summer. Hand and a friend went around town recording sounds that they felt were “quintessentially Cincinnati.” The found sounds, Hand says, included “the sound of the Western Hills Viaduct, the train yards, the hum of the (University of Cincinnati Medical Center), the Moe...  

Music: Black 47

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Next month, after 25 years of cultivating a large and loyal fanbase with its socially/politically conscious, Irish-flavored Rock sound and energized live shows, New York City’s Black 47 will disband.   
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The Afghan Whigs’ ‘Gentlemen’ Turns 21

Cincinnati band’s landmark album to get the “deluxe edition” treatment from Rhino Records

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 6, 2014
Yesterday (Oct. 5) marked the 21st anniversary of the release of Gentlemen, the major label debut from Cincinnati-spawned rockers The Afghan Whigs, which helped catapult the band into the international spotlight. To celebrate the album reaching drinking age, Rhino Records is releasing a deluxe edition later this mon...  
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Another Music Fest-Filled Weekend Awaits

Local music lovers have three music festivals to choose from this weekend

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 2, 2014
Those jonesing for more music fest goodness after last weekend’s spectacular MidPoint Music Festival have some great options this weekend. Bluegrass fans should be especially excited for a couple of them. • The Bend in the River Art & Music Festival debuts this Saturday and Sunday in Lower Price Hill (2104 St...  

Sound City

The MidPoint Music Festival tops itself once again with its 13th annual event

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 1, 2014
MidPoint has become not only a showcase of adventurous music makers from around the world, it is also a showcase of the immense progress Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine have made in a relatively short period of time.