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Music: Exit Verse

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Early last year, former Karate vocalist/guitarist Geoff Farina joined forces with Brokeback/Tight Phantomz bassist Pete Croke and ex-Chisel drummer John Dugan to create Exit Verse, a power trio for the 21st century.  

Music: Badboxes

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Badboxes frontman Harrison Wargo has dubbed the sound of his Electronic trio “Northern Pop,” and that’s a fairly descriptive tag.   

What’s Up, Rocka?

Cincinnati Hip Hop sensation Buggs Tha Rocka anticipates the genre’s future and drops a masterpiece

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Few artists understand the changing face of Hip Hop as well as Buggs Tha Rocka.  

Every Time I Die with The Ghost Inside, Architects, Hundredth and Backtrack

Wednesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
From Parts Unknown may also be the most lavishly praised album in Every Time I Die’s estimable catalog.  

The Lone Bellow with Robert Ellis

Tuesday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Music often rivals politics in the bizarre art of making strange bedfellows and displaying stranger-than-fiction truths.  

Flosstradamus

Sunday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Still think DJs are simple turntablists with inflated egos? You don’t know Flosstradamus.   

The Stray Birds with Jordie Lane

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 25, 2014
If you shiver at the idea of Heartless Bastards’ Erika Wennerstrom and Steve Earle playing Folk/Bluegrass with a melodic Pop undercurrent, The Stray Birds have a spoonful of the best medicine for you.   

Jody Time

Cincinnati singer/songwriter Jody Stapleton’s first solo album finds him overcoming turmoil with tranquility

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jody Stapleton might not be drinking hot and cold running champagne from a solid gold faucet, but he’s certainly achieved a measure of critical success over the years.    

Saintseneca with Swarming Branch and The Yugos

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
One of the highlights of this past summer’s third iteration of the Bunbury Festival was the electrifying appearance of Saintseneca, a supremely talented Indie/Folk quintet from Columbus, Ohio.  

Jamaican Queens with ADM

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Ryan Spencer and Adam Pressley, doing a brisk business under the Jamaican Queens banner, are the poster children for making lemonade from lemons.