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Locally Based Project Seeks Musician Input

Artist-focused digital music platform MusicLi launches survey

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 26, 2015
Late last year it was announced that Brad Schnittger (member of the great local band The Sundresses) was selected as one of two "Haile Fellows" for 2015 by People’s Li...  

New Local Release News

40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Locals 40lbs of Lye, Jim Pelz and Technicolor Monster celebrate new releases this weekend. Plus, MC Till and friends plot out a new Hip Hop-centric album and book for kids and submissions are now open for showcase consideration at the 2015 MidPoint Music Festival.
  
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Hip Hop for the Children

Local Hip Hop MC and friends plot a new Rap album and book aimed at kids

{CommentsCant} · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Last year, Cincinnati Hip Hop artist MC Till (aka Adam Hayden) did the unexpected and released The Neighborhood, an amazing album that brilliantly fused Jazz with Hip Hop rhymes. This year, Hayden is working on another delightful musical curveball — a Hip Hop-centric album (available...  

Music: Xoe Wise

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Singer/songwriter Xoe Wise moved from North Carolina to Chicago to follow her musical dreams and quickly became a local favorite.  
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Artist Submissions Open for 2015 MidPoint Music Festival

Fall fest puts out call to artists interested in performing at 14th annual event

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Musical acts interested in being considered for a showcase slot at the 14th annual MidPoint Music Festival (scheduled for Sept. 24-26 in various venues around Downtown and Over-the-Rhine) can begin submitting today.The festival — owned and operated by CityBeat — has announced a new partner for facilitating submissions, ...  

Showing Love for WNKU

Plus, local Jazz drummers unite, the Tie Dye Ball returns and Glassworld releases debut

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Oodles of local (and national/regional) acts perform this weekend to benefit Northern Kentucky radio station WNKU, local Jazz drummers unite for the BHM Drum Summit, the Tie Dye Ball, featuring Spookfloaters and Jerry’s Little Band, returns to benefit Play It Forward org and rockers Glassworld release debut EP.  

World Wider

World music is a leader in album sales, David Pajo gets life-saving assist from the Web and new study says old people easily distracted by music

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Despite overall decline, stats show that World music album sales grew more than any other genre in 2014, Slint guitarist David Pajo gets a life-saving assist from fans on the Internet and a new study suggests older people are overly distracted when listening to music while working on other tasks.  
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MusicNOW Compilation Set for March Release

The National's Bryce Dessner celebrates 10th anniversary of his Cincinnati new music fest with live collection

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 12, 2015
MusicNOW, the popular new music festival founded by Cincinnatian Bryce Dessner of internationally acclaimed Indie Rock band The National, will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year when the fest returns March 11-15 at Music Hall, Memorial Hall and first-time venue Woodward Theatre.  On Marc...  

Local Musicians Unite for Paralyzed Friend

Plus, news on The Fairmount Girls, Blue Wisp Big Band, Dallas Moore and more

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Friends unite for a benefit concert to help Brett Walls, who is suffering from a rare condition called "Locked-In Syndrome." Plus, The Fairmount Girls put on a "retrospective" show, the Blue Wisp Big Band moves to the Pirate's Den, Dallas Moore releases his latest album and Findlay Market celebrates Mardi Gras.  

Wiki War

Beyonce fans attack Beck's Wikipedia page, Jack White's rider revealed and Taylor Swift takes on Etsy artists

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 11, 2015
After Kanye West's latest Grammys outburst, Beyonce fans attack Beck's Wikipedia page, Jack White's rider is revealed in a college newspaper (to his dismay) and Taylor Swift's lawyers are going after true criminals — Etsy crafters who use her lyrics in their artwork.