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Musical Motivation at Work?

Plus, Paris Hilton continues to anger Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis blows it on national TV

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
A new study finds that listening to music at work can improve production, Paris Hilton's success as a party DJ continues to infuriate Deadmau5 and Aaron Lewis, who once dissed Christina Aguilera for botching the national anthem at the Super Bowl, botches the national anthem at the World Series.

Halloween: Live Music

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Along with Injecting Strangers’ album release party, here are a few other great options if you’re in the mood for some good live music on Halloween or Halloween eve. 

WATCH: Trademark Aaron and Easy Lantana's "The Best" Video

Local MCs' collaborative track gets music video, Vevo homepage premiere

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 28, 2014
This summer, on-the-rise Northern Kentucky-based Hip Hop artist Trademark Aaron released his excellent EP Act Accordingly, which included a bonus track titled "The Best," a collaboration with Cinci...  

Music Tonight: JoyCut

{CommentsCant} · Monday, October 27, 2014
Progressive Italian Indie/Electronic band JoyCut are continuing their ever-expanding global takeover with an extensive fall tour, which includes a free show tonight at Over-the-Rhine's MOTR Pub. Cincy trio Orchards open the s...  

Weekend Music: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Busdriver and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 24, 2014
Losing a key singer/songwriter in any band is a difficult proposition (see: Van Halen, multiple times), but popular Roots act Carolina Chocolate Drops haven’t missed a beat since their amicable split with Dom Flemons (now a solo artist). Singer/multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens, the sole original member of the group, continues to drive the Drops, who began as a throwback/tribute to,...  

Music Tonight: We Were Promised Jetpacks and More

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 23, 2014
It’s a double bill of Scottish Indie Rock at Bogart’s tonight as We Were Promised Jetpacks and The Twilight Sad pull into town for a free, all-ages 8 p.m. show. The concert was originally scheduled for Over-the-Rhine’s Woodward Theater, but was moved due to the new...  

WATCH: Walk the Moon’s “Shut Up and Dance” Music Video

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 23, 2014
In early September, Cincinnati major-label act Walk the Moon had its new single, “Shut Up and Dance,” released by RCA Records. The song — which the band performed on Late Night with Seth Myers on Sept. 15 — is slated for inclusion on the band’s next full-l...  

Music: The Toasters

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 22, 2014
America’s Ska kings are unquestionably The Toasters, who were formed in 1981 (just as the U.K.’s 2 Tone Ska craze was beginning to lose steam) by British ex-pat Robert “Bucket” Hingley.   

Music Tonight: Method Man and Redman, Unearth and More

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Between Wu-Tang Clan reunion shows and the seminal Hip Hop group’s forthcoming new album, two Wu members/affiliates have hit the road to headline the World Wide Rollers Tour, presented by The Smokers Club, a group of weed/Hip Hop aficionados that have booked five national tours and launched a clothing line and record label (smoking products will reportedly ...  

Ingrid Woode Celebrates New CD/DVD Release

Plus, Sunday brings several cool local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local show (for awhile) and a benefit for Larry Goshorn

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Ingrid Woode and The Woode Tribe Orchestra celebrate the release of their new CD/DVD package, Going LiVe In FiVe. Meanwhile, Sunday brings a wealth of great local shows, including a multimedia event presented by IsWhat?, Mixtapes' last local performance (for awhile) and a benefit concert for Larry Goshorn.