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Monday • The Comet

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The album Circa is a brilliant fusion of hard and progressive Rock and expansive Jazz ideals and arrangements, representing the kind of mindset that is needed to keep Jazz thriving throughout the 21st century.   

Sad Songs Say So Much

Plus, Sour Patch Kids wanna help touring indie bands and a pianist misinterprets right-to-be-forgotten ruling

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A new study looks at how and why we are attracted to sad music when we're sad, Sour Patch Kids try to get in on some Indie music branding action and a Classical pianist is trying to get The Washington Post to remove a negative review under the E.U.'s "right to be forgotten" ruling.
  

Music: Jaill

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Formed more than a decade ago in Milwaukee, Wis., Indie rockers Jaill spent their formative years self-recording and releasing a variety of music on their own or for small labels.    
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Music Tonight: PUP, Ora Iso and Hoodie Allen

{CommentsCant} · Monday, November 3, 2014
Toronto punk rockers PUP play MOTR Pub in Over-the-Rhine tonight. The free show also includes performances by NYC's Chumped and Washington, D.C., Garage Pop group Typefighter.

PUP put out its debut album last year on the Canadian label Royal Mountain Records and then the subsequent buzz landed them a deal with L.A.'...  
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LISTEN: Injecting Strangers’ Spooky, Fun “Haunted Heavens”

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 31, 2014
In this week’s CityBeat we review Patience, Child, the debut full-length from Cincinnati’s theatrical Progressive Pop madmen Injecting Strangers. Given some of the album’s playfully spooky tracks (including the two-part horror story “Nightmare Nancy”), it’s fitting that the band is celebrating the album’s release tonight at a free Halloween spectacular at Over-the-Rhine...  
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Weekend Music: Murs + ¡Mayday!, Zach Deputy and More

{CommentsCant} · Friday, October 31, 2014
Halloween shows abound tonight. Elsewhere on our site you can read about several of them, including 500 Miles to Memphis' release party at Southgate House Revival and Gov't Mule's trib...  
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Music Tonight: Reflection Eternal, Nude Beach and more

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 30, 2014
The show by Trigger Hippy (featuring Joan Osborne and members of The Black Crowes) scheduled for tonight at Newport’s Southgate House Revival has been postponed due to a death in Osborne’s family. The band is hoping to reschedule the show soon. But there are plenty of other solid live music options in Greater Cincinnati tonight. • ...  
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Foxy No More?

Successful Cincy rockers Foxy Shazam cancel all live dates, announce indefinite hiatus

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
On Monday, Cincinnati's Foxy Shazam, one of the Queen City's more successful musical exports in recent years (and one of the city's best ever live bands), announced on its Facebook page that it would be disbanding, effective immediately. The extremely hard-touring band has canceled all forthcoming shows, including a hometown  

Injecting Strangers Reward Patient Fans with ‘Patience, Child’

Plus, live local music abounds on Halloween and Halloween eve

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Cincinnati Progressive Pop crew Injecting Strangers celebrate the release of their debut full-length, Patience, Child. Plus, local music-related options for your Halloween and Halloween eve festivities.
  

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.