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Music: The Revivalists

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
There’s a case to be made that New Orleans is blessed with equal amounts of musical talent and unexplainable magic, and The Revivalists offer potent evidence.  

The Sky Has No Limits

'Dos,' the second album from Cincinnati’s Lemon Sky, is a masterful, contemporary spin on Rock classicism

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Based on their name — inspired by a Kevin Bacon movie that was based on Lanford Wilson’s play — the members of Cincinnati’s Lemon Sky refer to their particular genre as “Citrus Rock.”   

Music: Sleater-Kinney

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 2, 2015
It seems slightly inaccurate to describe the past decade without the ebullient adrenaline rush of Sleater-Kinney as a hiatus.  

There’s Still a Riot Going On

Sleater-Kinney returns after a decade-long absence with its best album ever, 'No Cities to Love'

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
It seems slightly inaccurate to describe the past decade without the ebullient adrenaline rush of Sleater-Kinney as a hiatus.   

Sound Advice: Waxeater with Wolverton Brothers and Knife the Symphony

Saturday • Northside Yacht Club

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Waxeater is full-bore Post Punk/Hardcore with brains, brawn and balls. The band launched its 2010 Sleeper album with a track called “Are Those Fucking Beers Ice Cold Yet?” and devoted its latest, 2013’s Baltimore Record, to songs themed entirely around the HBO series The Wire.
  

Sound Advice: Moon Taxi with Firekid

Sunday • Taft Theatre (Ballroom)

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Moon Taxi’s roots go back to high school pals Trevor Terndrup (guitar/vocals) and Tommy Putnam (bass), who formed the band when both were attending Belmont University.  

Music: Moon Taxi

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 1, 2015
There can be an inherent danger in self-identifying or being identified as a Jam band.
  

Straight Outta Lockland

Inspired by the recent N.W.A. biopic, Cincinnati Hip Hop artist Sleep’s new album takes on the ’90s

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Jeremy Spencer is first and foremost a writer, so it may well be that his Hip Hop handle, Sleep, is a reference to Hamlet’s “To sleep, perchance to dream.” And there’s the rub; Spencer doesn’t need to hit the pillow in order to dream.   

Sound Advice: The Queers with The Dopamines

Saturday • Northside Yacht Club

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
It’s both amazing and ironic that, at some point this year, The Queers celebrated their 33-1/3 anniversary. It was 1982, two years into Ronald Reagan’s first term, when New Hampshire native Joe King felt Punk’s inexorable pull.  

Music: The Queers

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
It’s both amazing and ironic that, at some point this year, The Queers celebrated their 33-1/3 anniversary. It was 1982, two years into Ronald Reagan’s first term, when New Hampshire native Joe King felt Punk’s inexorable pull.