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Got Milk? Local rockers strive for eclectic but singular sound

0 Comments · Thursday, January 4, 2001
No, this isn't an ad for the dairy industry. It's MILK, the Cincinnati-based band that strives to give a grade-A performance. The members of this band say MILK is actually their second name. The  

Admiral Walker mix together a wide range of influences to create their unique sound

0 Comments · Thursday, November 2, 2000
BarrelHouse, Downtown Cincinnati, Friday night, about 10. I'm looking for Admiral Walker. The bouncer at the door points me to the back of the bar, by the pool tables. The conflicting sounds of po  

Searching for the meaning of the Blues with local master Greg Schaber and High Street

0 Comments · Thursday, October 5, 2000
Locals Only Define Blues. Can you? Is it a style of music that can be defined? I've never really had much of an exposure to Blues, so I asked myself that very question as I headed downtown to N  

Local band Masala's eclectic stew of sounds helps them move from covers to originals

0 Comments · Thursday, July 27, 2000
Masala is an Indian word that means "a mixture of spices," according to Aravind Menon, who plays guitar and adds vocals to the Cincinnati-based Rock band of that name. "And we truly are (a mi  

Crosley work towards success for themselves and their peers

0 Comments · Thursday, July 20, 2000
OK. Pop quiz. Why would a band from Cincinnati want to call itself Crosley when none of its members has that name? The band's bassist, Joel Knueven, answers that question for those of us who didn't  

The Shams focus their energy on live shows

0 Comments · Friday, July 14, 2000
When I first heard that The Shams played '60s Rock & Roll, I thought, "How '60s can four very young (early 20s and younger) local musicians really be?" I was surprised to say the least. "It  

Popular local trio Lazy Rocket mix Pop, Rock and a touch of Rap into their dynamic blend

0 Comments · Thursday, July 13, 2000
Want to see a high-energy performance with obscenely loud Rock, onstage pyrotechnics and exploding bombs? Yes, Mötley Crüe is coming to town this summer. But you could also check out a Laz  

Holy Crap shoot for local success and beyond with an upcoming debut release

0 Comments · Thursday, June 1, 2000
Holy Crap! It's hit Cincinnati. Holy Crap are a local Rock band made up of drummer Bart Foster, bassist Jamie Thorman, and guitar master John Binkowski. The trio share creative and vocal responsibil  

The Stapletons work to extend their extended family on the local music front

0 Comments · Thursday, April 20, 2000
Four brothers, dressed in their grandfather's clothes, sit around a table overwhelmed with coffee cups and ashtrays at Kaldi's on Main Street on a Sunday afternoon. These are four unmistakably