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Ambitious locals Anonymous Bosch don't worry about labeling themselves

0 Comments · Thursday, May 24, 2001
Anonymous Bosch is a curiously named Cincinnati trio. I'll give you a hint: The band's name has nothing to do with spark plugs. Unless your knowledge of art history is as limited as mine, you pr  

Laze balance a variety of sounds and styles to create a laid-back, funky groove

0 Comments · Thursday, May 17, 2001
They rap, they rhyme -- and they have the parental advisory sticker on their CD to prove it. That doesn't hinder the fans of local band Laze, though. Even with just one CD under its belt, the band   

With a concept album under their belts and high hopes, Only Everything has big ambition

0 Comments · Thursday, May 10, 2001
Five graduates of the all-male LaSalle High School -- all best friends and roommates -- started a band in 1997. What would they stake on their success? Only everything. The band Only Everything   

Newcomers Hoodwink offer straight-up Pop/Rock with no trickery

0 Comments · Thursday, May 3, 2001
For local Alternative Pop/Rock group Hoodwink, what you see is what you get. "There's no gags or gimmicks," says drummer Kevin Leaton. "We define 'normal': We really focus on the music, not  

Hip Shot Blueh add an element of youthful exuberance to the local Rock scene

0 Comments · Thursday, April 5, 2001
Believe it or not, it all started with Beverly Hills 90210. (Don't laugh, it takes courage for people to admit they actually watched that show). Hip Shot Blueh lead singer Zach Holbrook and guita  

The Doug Perry Ensemble's unique setup and meshing of styles draw a diverse audience

0 Comments · Thursday, March 29, 2001
A singing, songwriting drummer -- let's face it, that's rare. But why is it such a novelty? Doug Perry ought to know. He is the lead vocalist, percussionist and songwriter for the Doug Perry En  

Popular local session drummer Josh Seurkamp tries to drum up some solo success

0 Comments · Thursday, February 15, 2001
He's the percussion section, minus a band. Local percussionist Josh Seurkamp plays anything from a standard drum kit and hand drums to Slinkies and pant legs. He even has an endorsement with a dr  

Local Jam band 4 Ohms works hard to find a local audience

0 Comments · Thursday, February 8, 2001
Most original bands will play a cover or two in a set, whether to build audience interest or just fill time. How many bands, though, would play the theme song to Peanuts or Sesame Street? Well, w  

Local band Tess reach for musical advancement, not starry-eyed dreams

0 Comments · Thursday, January 25, 2001
Locals OnlyBeing in a local band -- hobby or job? According to the members of Tess, a local Pop/Roots band, it's a combination of hobby, job, passion and addiction. "On the financial end, it's  

The Seth Alder Project work towards autonomy

0 Comments · Thursday, January 18, 2001
Local bands produce and release CDs all the time. We know because we go to the CD release parties. But what goes into making a CD? How long does it take? What is the toughest part of recording a C