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Music: Dopapod

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Even a cursory spin through Dopapod’s third album, 2012’s Redivider, is a jaw-dropping exercise in suspending disbelief. When the album was recorded earlier that year, Dopapod had only been togeth  

Music: Tech N9ne

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Rolling Stone recently dubbed Tech N9ne “the hardest-working rapper,” and this calendar year is potent proof of that assertion.  In August, Tech dropped the blazing Something Else, which deb  

Music: Rusko

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
With his shorn sides/unkempt mop top haircut and defiantly Punk energy, Rusko has the period look of one of Ian Dury’s Blockheads circa New Boots and Panties. But his birth in 1985 places him in a d  

Film: I Used to Be Darker

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 23, 2013
In October 2010, Cincinnati-based singer/songwriter Kim Taylor was promoting her extraordinary new album, Little Miracle, while balancing home life with her husband and son. Taylor was also making tim  

Dopapod

Oct. 25 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, October 21, 2013
 The quartet has apparently never met an influence they didn’t like or couldn’t use; a Dopapod set careens wildly from Afro Funk groove to Metal volume to Prog complexity to Electro bounce.  

Tech N9ne

Oct. 27 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Monday, October 21, 2013
Rolling Stone recently dubbed Tech N9ne “the hardest-working rapper,” and this calendar year is potent proof of that assertion.  
  

Rusko

Oct. 30 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Monday, October 21, 2013
 With his shorn sides/unkempt mop top haircut and defiantly Punk energy, Rusko has the period look of one of Ian Dury’s Blockheads circa New Boots and Panties. But his birth in 1985 places him in a different musical context entirely.    

The Spits

Oct. 17 • Mayday

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Now based in Seattle, The Spits roared out of Kalamazoo, Mich., in 2000 with a self-appointed mission to make “Punk for the People,” a slogan they’ve made into their rallying cry.   

The Fleshtones

Oct. 19 • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 15, 2013
For the past 40 years, Kiss and AC/DC have largely been churning out the same general sound with minor tweaks and filling arenas and stadiums in the process. That’s a fairly impressive feat, b  

The Dark Also Rises

AFI comes back from its longest break with its darkest album, Burials

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 9, 2013
AFI’s first new album in four years, Burials, continues the band’s fascinating sonic evolution and is the group's darkest effort yet.