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Higher Power

Cincinnati’s Electric Citizen aims high and hits heavy with its sophomore album, Higher Time

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The more things change, the more they stay the same, as the old saying goes. If you put any stock in the wisdom of platitudes, that one in particular holds some sway in the story of Cincinnati Rock band Electric Citizen, which is hoping to build on its growing global fanbase with the forthcoming release of sophomore album Higher Power.
  

Sound Advice: The New Stew

Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
The New Stew features a murderer’s row of musical greatness. It’s a mind-boggling collection of talent and chemistry.  

Sound Advice: Klaus Johann Grobe with PRIM

Friday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Klaus Johann Grobe isn’t a single German Synth Pop texturalist, but two distinct Swiss sonic anarchists who play a stripped-down Garage/Jazz/Soul/Pop hybrid and sing entirely in German.  

Sound Advice: The Front Bottoms with Brick + Mortar and Diet Cig

Saturday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ten years ago, guitarist/vocalist/lyricist Brian Sella and his childhood pal, drummer Mat Uychich, formed The Front Bottoms after Sella’s freshman year of college, concocting a melodic, acoustic-based sound often described as Folk Punk.   

Sound Advice: Silversun Pickups with Foals and Joywave

Tuesday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Last year’s Better Nature found Silversun Pickups entering several new territories.
  

Music: Klaus Johann Grobe

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Klaus Johann Grobe isn’t a single German Synth Pop texturalist, but two distinct Swiss sonic anarchists who play a stripped-down Garage/Jazz/Soul/Pop hybrid and sing entirely in German.  

Music: The Front Bottoms

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Ten years ago, guitarist/vocalist/lyricist Brian Sella and his childhood pal, drummer Mat Uychich, formed The Front Bottoms after Sella’s freshman year of college, concocting a melodic, acoustic-based sound often described as Folk Punk.  

Music: Silversun Pickups

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Last year’s Better Nature found Silversun Pickups entering several new territories.
  

Sound Advice: Dream Theater

Wednesday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
It seems impossible that 31 years have passed since guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung and drummer Mike Portnoy assembled as Berklee College of Music students and formed the Prog Metal band Majesty.   

Sound Advice: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola

Saturday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2016
While it’s a fair conclusion that Charlie Hunter’s recorded output should be filed in a record store’s Jazz section, there is an equally compelling argument that it should be in the Charlie Hunter section.