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Locals Only: : Eclectic Company

The Kelly Evans Trio's "Gypsy Soul" sound is as diverse as the personalities of the band members making it

0 Comments · Wednesday, August 30, 2006
INTERVIEW BY HANNAH ROBERTS Kelly Evans is the life force, a mommy-sister, the hippie who touts aural energy and raw cadence. She´s deep, a communicator. Chris Walker is no-nonsense -- on m  

Locals Only: : Think Locally, Rock Globally

Pop/Rock quartet The Vinyltones take on the world, scoring a record deal in Japan and rocking troops in Afghanistan

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 21, 2006
I love standing corrected. Especially when someone steps into a staunch liberal's self-made reality -- one carefully padded with AM radio, a good racially/sexually oriented mix of friends and lot  

Cover Story: 'High' Times

Seductive up-and-coming Cincinnati foursome The High and Low want to take their time, do it right

0 Comments · Wednesday, June 21, 2006
The High and Low need some attention. Their fashionably wallflower-ish demeanor and their circle of recognizable musical friends are no doubt intriguing. But if you want to get the whole picture,   

Locals Only: : Our Kelly

Singer and local music booster Kelly Thomas readies new CD, Another Mile

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Kelly Thomas would be pissed at me if I started rambling on about feminism and her victories over the stereotypical "woman's place" in music. Well, OK, not pissed exactly. She'd probably roll   

Cover Story: Cat Fight

The anatomy of female friendship

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 10, 2006
I was pushing a cart through Kroger when I saw an ear, a ponytail, the collar of a green coat. All it took was a glimpse of someone who looked like Kim, and I was off on a silent tangent. Simmeri  

Music: Turnbulls on Parade

Local "on-the-verge" Indie Pop crew celebrates debut CD with a string of release parties

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 3, 2006
The basement of any house, from pre-fab to pre-Civil War, is an anomaly, incongruous, not in shape, but in ambience to the rest of the structure. You can hear the comfortable din of chatter; you   

Locals Only: : Girl Jeans and Guitars

Ellison's deft Guitar Pop draws the attention of hit-makers Hawthorne Heights

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
I don't care for not-so-vintage tees or blue-black hair. And I barf in my mouth a little when I see underage hipsters (rather than, let's say wizened ex-Marines) sporting tattoos of hearts afire  

Locals Only: : "Escape" Artists

Rock foursome Krinj grow up and tighten their craft on new CD

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 15, 2006
The details are a little sketchy, but what's clear is that Brandon Migliorisi and Ben Franks were only 13 when they flipped open the dictionary to pick a name for their new band. Now, what are t  

Locals Only: : When Four Become One

Only Everything prides itself on telepathic interplay and tightness

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 8, 2006
The buzzwords associated with a life of music could be coded and molded into one hell of a crossword puzzle -- tour, recording, mixer, Marshall, pick-guard, Waffle House, label, merch, etc. Unfort  

Locals Only: : 'A' For Effort

Former Lightweight Holiday members return wiser for a Rescue Effort

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 23, 2005
According to drummer Brian Penick, Rescue Effort is a four-man call to arms, a mission to overhaul the music world in terms of expectations and quality. "Johnny Cash, maybe?" Penick muses when