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Music: Over the Rhine

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 16, 2015
While 2015 saw no new studio releases from Cincinnati music greats Over the Rhine, the band was by no means idle.   

‘Cannon Ball’ Local-Music Showcase Debuts

Plus, news on The Cliftones, Kevin Donahue, Strangetunge, Dallas Moore and more

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
This weekend, Multimagic launches the first of what it intends to be a bi-annual local music showcase called The Cannon Ball. Plus, The Cliftones score a record deal, artwork by the late, great Kevin Donahue (The Pariahs) goes on display for one night only, local jazzers join Dan Radank for a Sinatra tribute, Strangetunge releases two new EPs and Dallas Moore hosts a "Honky Tonk Holiday" concert.  

Wikipedia as Backstage Pass

Fan uses Wikipedia for backstage access, Pitchfork pans Pope's album and Morrissey wins literary award

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Fan of Peking Duk celebrated for getting backstage at a concert by the Electronic duo with self-manipulated Wikipedia entry; the Pope's new album earns a 3.15 review from Pitchfork; and Morrissey's novel earns a literary award — the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for 2015.
  

Music: Jim Lauderdale

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale is an Americana music favorite who has undoubtedly influenced many artists in his 35 years playing and writing Roots, Country and Bluegrass music.   

Wu-Tang Sells Super-Rarity

Plus, Thom Yorke compares YouTube to Nazis and Trump finally finds a conflict-free campaign rally song

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Wu-Tang Clan sold one copy of a new album for "millions," and the rest of us might not get to hear it in our lifetimes; Radiohead's Thom Yorke compares YouTube to the Nazis; and Dee Snider says he gave permission to "pretty chill guy" Donald Trump to use Twisted Sister's "We're Not Gonna Take It" at rallies.
  

Music: Cornmeal

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
This May, progressive, improv-happy Newgrass ensemble Cornmeal released Slow Street, its first album in nine years.   

Jess Lamb Expands Her Sound with ‘Free’

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
This Friday, Cincinnati-based singer/songwriter Jess Lamb will showcase a new EP and musical direction with a free release show at MOTR Pub. Plus, Wonky Tonk hosts a local release party for her Stuff We Leave Behind full-length, "Kenny Ozzfest" returns with another lineup jam-packed with local acts and Kim Taylor is prepping the debut album from her new duo project, Water and Sand.   

Sound Advice: Ne-Hi with Cross Country and Smut

Wednesday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Ne-Hi is the latest group to come out of the Chicago area’s rich lineage of Modern Rock, which has historically produced some of music’s most influential acts and continues to pump out strong new bands on a regular basis.
  

Sound Advice: Mary Fahl

Saturday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Mary Fahl’s powerful, dramatic and dynamic voice first came to the public’s attention when she was the founding lead singer of October Project in the mid-’90s.   

Music: Ne-Hi

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Ne-Hi is the latest group to come out of the Chicago area’s rich lineage of Modern Rock, which has historically produced some of music’s most influential acts and continues to pump out strong new bands on a regular basis.