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Kanye Mocks Deadmau5

Plus, a petition is created to have Fetty Wap play Nancy Reagan's funeral and Nina Simone's family is apparenlty not happy about the forthcoming biopic about the singer

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Kanye West asks Deadmau5 if he can appear at daughter's birthday party as Minnie Mouse; someone started a petition to have Fetty Wap perform "Trap Queen" at Nancy Reagan's funeral; and Nina Simone's family and others are reportedly unhappy with Zoe Saldana's casting in the forthcoming biopic about the family.

Music: Experience Hendrix Tour

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
For a living, breathing testament to the wide-ranging influence guitar innovator Jimi Hendrix had (and continues to have) on contemporary music, one need only glance at the lineup for this year’s Experience Hendrix tour.  

Music: Heaven's Jail

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Brooklyn, N.Y. trio-turned-quartet Heaven’s Jail’s forthcoming album, Widow’s Work (due for release May 6), will most certainly follow the path of its predecessor, 2014’s Ace Called Zero, in terms of its widespread critical praise.  
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Pop Empire Debuts New Track, “Pysche”

Cincinnati trio offers up a preview of its forthcoming 'The Violent Bear It Away' EP

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 3, 2016
Pop Empire first came together in 2009 as a duo. The group featured Henry Wilson, an audio engineer who worked on video sessions — like the cool one-shot live music video series, The Emery Sessions — with his father, renowned photographer Michael Wilson, and he has also done production and mastering work with Cinci...  

Iggy Strips Down for Art

Plus, questionable lawsuit accuses Tidal of screwing independent artists and, besides winning an Oscar, Sam Smith had a rough Academy Awards experience

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Iggy Pop poses nude for an art class, with the resultant work set to be shown at an exhibit; Tidal is sued over allegations of underpaying independent artists and not procuring proper licensing; and, despite a big win, Sam Smith's Oscar night was a nightmare after he claimed to be the first openly gay man to win an Academy Award.

Bummers Eve Shows Noisy Brilliance on Debut

Plus, The Grove hosts massive benefit concert for UC Brain Tumor Center

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Psych/Rock/Garage/Punk trio Bummers Eve celebrates the release of its excellent debut full-length Friday with a free MOTR Pub show, while The Grove presents over a dozen area artists Saturday at the Southgate House Revival for the Rock N’ Revival for a Cure concert, a benefit for cancer research at the UC Brain Tumor Center.  

Music: Maple Stave

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 1, 2016
The name of the new release from Post Punk trio Maple Stave is V, representing the band’s fifth recording, but the number five is significant for the 13-year-old threesome for another reason.  

Bunbury Announces 2016 Lineup

Riverfront music fest announces Florence + the Machine, The Killers and more for this year’s event

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 25, 2016
This morning, organizers of the Bunbury Music Festival — which returns to Cincinnati’s riverfront (on stages throughout Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove) June 3-5 — announced the lineup for this year’s event. This is Bunbury’s second year under the ownership of Columbus, Ohio-based concert promoters PromoWest Productions and its fifth o...  

National Premieres for Cincy Rockers

Wussy debuts new music video on Stereogum, while ‘Revolver’ unveils new Electric Citizen track

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 25, 2016
A pair of Cincinnati Rock bands had new projects revealed today on a couple of popular and far-reaching music websites. 
Wussy’s music video for “Dropping Houses,” the first single from the band’s forthcoming Forever Sounds album,   

A.M. Nice Celebrates Debut EP Release

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Plus, a musical tribute to Kevin Donahue, late singer for Garage Rock favorites The Pariahs, is now set for this Saturday at The Comet. Also on Saturday, more than 40 musicians who support Bernie Sanders will perform for Southgate House Revival's "Bernin Down the House" concert.