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Music: Kiefer Sutherland

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Kiefer Sutherland is, of course, best known as the star of numerous films and the TV show 24. But music has also long been a part of Sutherland’s life.  

Cincinnati Record Store Day Happenings

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The annual, worldwide Record Store Day returns Saturday. The celebration of independent record sellers means innumerable limited-edition releases will be made available from music manufacturers big and small, and several shops in Greater Cincinnati will once again be hosting special events for RSD.   

Bigots Begat Boycotts

Plus, the 2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ceremony was kind of a mess and Axl takes his throne

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
In response to new blatantly anti-LGBT laws in certain states, artists have begun cancelling concerts; this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a hot mess; and Axl Rose thrills fans on opening Guns N' Roses "reunion" dates … by sitting down the entire show.
  

Music: Lupe Fiasco

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Lupe Fiasco hails from the creative Chicago Hip Hop scene and stands shoulder-to-shoulder with that city’s modern greats like Kanye West and Common.   
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LISTEN: Ill Poetic’s “It’s All Around”

Former Cincinnati Hip Hop artist gears up for new EP release, tour and a local show in late April

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Now residing in San Diego, Calif. (where he co-runs the Beat Box Records shop with another Ohio transplant, DJ Inform), former Cincinnati Hip Hop MC/producer Ill Poetic is readying his first new release since 2012’s   

Leggy in the UK

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Independent British record label Damnably is issuing the first full-length release by Cincinnati “Lush Punk” trio Leggy later this month. Plus, Ethicist's album II is getting a vinyl release through locally based label Phratry Records; springtime brings the return of the Cincinnati Zoo's free Tunes & Blooms concert series; and Southgate House hosts a showcase of some area artists who performed at the 2016 International Blues Challenge in January.
  

Rules of will.i.am Engagement

Plus, a viola player sues the Royal Opera House after hearing damage and The Rolling Stones are still getting banned

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
A reporter reveals the crazy list of demands journalists must allegedly follow when interviewing "Hip Hop artist" will.i.am; after having his hearing blasted by the brass section during rehearsals for Die Walküre, a viola player is suing the Royal Opera House for the loss of his career; and The Rolling Stones are still getting "banned" after all these years.
  

Music: Twin Limb

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Dreamy, gauzy Indie Pop outfit Twin Limb initially began with Lacey Guthrie (vocals, accordion, keys) and Maryliz Bender (drums, guitar, vocals), who entered the studio with producer Kevin Ratterman to record an album.   

Frontier Folk Nebraska Goes Live on New Album

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Featuring songs from all three of Frontier Folk Nebraska’s self-released full-lengths (beginning with 2009’s Pearls and focusing fairly heavily on 2014’s jaw-dropper, Frontier F**k Nebraska), This One’s for the Kid in the Back: Live at the Southgate House Revival should help put the band’s music in front of a much wider audience thanks to distribution through Old Flame Records.   

Sound Advice: Fred Hersch

Sunday • Gallagher Student Center Theater (Xavier University)

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2016
Cincinnati native Fred Hersch is one of the most respected and celebrated artists in Jazz today.