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Music: Anna Nalick

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
In 2005, Anna Nalick was poised to take her rightful place within the rich tradition of emotion-laden X-chromosome Pop Rock balladeers.  

Music: Gill Landry

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
As an erstwhile member of Old Crow Medicine Show, Gill Landry has been a vital component of one of the most expansively creative American Bluegrass outfits of the past two decades.  

Music: Saintseneca

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
After listening to Led Zeppelin, a teenaged Zac Little came to the conclusion that if banging on four instruments was interesting, three times that many would be exponentially incredible.   

Bang Your Skulx

The Skulx tap into the primal essence of Rock on self-titled debut

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
When Cincinnati rockers Foxy Shazam went on an extended and possibly permanent hiatus late in 2014, trumpeter Alex Nauth considered his next steps. His higher gear became the seminal launch of The Skulx, his first post-Foxy project.  

JSPH and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcareer

JSPH envisions old-school Soul through a 21st-century filter on powerful 2015 EPs Rest and Rule

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Joseph Nevels has followed a tangled Google map of life paths in his brief existence. But through all those disparate experiences, Nevels never abandoned music.  

The Milk of Human Coconuts

Coconut Milk joins the Cincinnati pantheon of Indie Rock greatness with its first two EPs

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
At 6 feet 6 inches tall, frontman Alex Baker is an imposing stage presence, but he exhibits the same quiet reserve in conversation as he does when he’s presenting his exuberantly melancholy Indie Pop songs in the live context.  

Who Let the Dawgs In?

Dawg Yawp might be one of the most original and intricately considered bands in Cincinnati’s musical history

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Although Dawg Yawp’s Cincinnati Entertainment Award nomination for New Artist of Year accurately reflects its freshly minted band status, nearly everything else about Rob Keenan and Tyler Randall dates back several years.  

Common Law

Northern Kentucky band Common Center’s constant evolution is evidenced on its Jam-centric debut, Gypsy River

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Over the past five years, through several iterations, Common Center has plied its Psych/Groove/Prog wares around Greater Cincinnati, amassing a loyal fan base while tweaking its Indie Jam sound.  

Sound Advice: Marcus Alan Ward with Culture Queer

Saturday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
It’s appropriate that Marcus Alan Ward hails from Cleveland, considering the comparisons the vocalist, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist receives to any number of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (and HOF-worthy) artists.   

Sound Advice: Crucible with Toothgrinder, Ghost Key, 7 Years Dead, Homebound and Motions of Sin

Tuesday • Thompson House

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Once upon a time, like a few weeks ago, the members of three popular and crazy-loud Detroit bands concluded that their main gigs were not affording them the opportunity to play with an acceptable degree of heaviness.