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Upper Decker

Cincinnati's Jane Decker brings a fresh perspective to her newly adopted Pop direction

· Aug 26, 2015 08:38 am

Jane Decker is just barely into official adulthood, but she’s lived a virtual lifetime of experiences, both personally and professionally.  ...

Get Folked Up at Whispering Beard

· Aug 26, 2015 08:42 am

The Whispering Beard Folk Festival returns to nearby Friendship, Ind. this week for four days of superb national, regional and local Roots music. Plus, the third annual Taste of OTR in Washington Park features local acts Mamadrones, Dawg Yawp, Jane Decker, Multimagic and more, Roger Klug and players from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra take on The Beatles and Wussy headlines Friday's penultimate 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer show on Fountain Square. ...

Sound Advice: 7 Seconds with Bishops Green and Knife the Symphony

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

· Aug 26, 2015 09:00 am

Given the fact that 7 Seconds has been around for the past 35 years, the Hardcore/Pop/Punk quartet might not be on the radar of younger fans. It’s the safest bet that 7 Seconds — anchored from the start by the Marvelli brothers, aka vocalist Kevin Seconds and bassist Steve Youth — was a major influence on a significant chunk of those younger fans’ music collection. ...

Sound Advice: Lily & Madeleine with Shannon Hayden and The Mitchells

Friday • Madison Live

· Aug 26, 2015 09:17 am

Lily & Madeleine might be considered Indianapolis’ answer to Over the Rhine. Though there is an obvious age and experience difference  — Lily & Madeleine were just teenage sisters when their first records, the EP Weight of the Globe and a self-titled album, came out in 2013 — there is striking similarity in other ways.
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Sound Advice: Parker Millsap with Cari Ray

Friday • Southgate House Revival

· Aug 26, 2015 09:28 am

Ever since Woody Guthrie ambled out of Okemah with a Fascist-killing machine and a fistful of ageless songs about the flaws and graces of America in particular and mankind in general, Oklahoma has produced a broad variety of musical truth-tellers. ...

Sound Advice: Della Mae

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

· Aug 26, 2015 09:32 am

The Grammy-nominated band Della Mae is a wonderful example of an all-female group that is not a novelty, but instead is made up of wonderful musicians who bring the thunder as far as instrumental prowess goes while still creating music that is progressive, beautiful and unique.  ...

 
 
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Cincinnati at the VMAs

This year’s spectacle-of-an-awards-show on MTV had some Cincinnati flavor courtesy of Eric Nally and Walk the Moon

· Aug 31, 2015 12:11 pm

I tried to watch last night's Video Music Awards on MTV, but it was such an awkward and confusing clusterfuck, I couldn’t take much of it, flipping through for a few moments before moving on out of embarrassment for the people on the screen. I usually like when awards shows are a little...

Morning News and Stuff

Urban League releases study on racial disparities; Kroger to install beer taps, hold tastings; Kasich moves up to third in GOP ranking

· Aug 31, 2015 10:21 am

Good morning y’all. I’m still super-drowsy from the weekend, which means it was a good one, right? Hope yours was also great. Let’s talk about that news stuff, shall we?A new report released today from the Greater Cincinnati Urban League highlights what a lot of folks already know, even if...

Morning News and Stuff

Study shows kids have more health issues in low-income Cincy neighborhoods; Hamilton County bailiff accused of stealing property during evictions; decision on Rose reinstatement coming by end of year

· Aug 28, 2015 10:07 am

Good morning all! Hope your Friday is starting off well. It’s gorgeous outside, so maybe cut work a little early if you can, eh? In the meantime, here’s the news. A new study by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center suggests that living in high-poverty areas might lead to more...

 

Upper Decker

Cincinnati's Jane Decker brings a fresh perspective to her newly adopted Pop direction

· Aug 26, 2015 08:38 am

Jane Decker is just barely into official adulthood, but she’s lived a virtual lifetime of experiences, both personally and professionally.  ...

Get Folked Up at Whispering Beard

· Aug 26, 2015 08:42 am

The Whispering Beard Folk Festival returns to nearby Friendship, Ind. this week for four days of superb national, regional and local Roots music. Plus, the third annual Taste of OTR in Washington Park features local acts Mamadrones, Dawg Yawp, Jane Decker, Multimagic and more, Roger Klug and players from the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra take on The Beatles and Wussy headlines Friday's penultimate 2015 MidPoint Indie Summer show on Fountain Square. ...

Laibach Does North Korea

Plus, Neil Young's hi-res streaming service is having funding issues and Jimmy Buffett fans are disgusting

· Aug 26, 2015 08:43 am

Industrial rockers Laibach play songs from The Sound of Music (as well as Europe's "The Final Countdown" and other covers) during rare concert in North Korea, Neil Young's high-fidelity Pono music service appears to be having funding issues and Jimmy Buffett fans are the WORST.
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Dive to the Top

Lake Street Dive’s decade-long march finally struck a nerve with its breakthrough album, Bad Self Portraits

· Aug 19, 2015 09:07 am

It’s been a year and a half since the stratospheric breakout success of Lake Street Dive’s Bad Self Portraits album and its ubiquitous title track. In a heartbeat, the Boston-born/Brooklyn-based quartet was getting face time on every late-night/morning television show, notching adds in every conceivable radio format and scoring prime real estate in every music and entertainment magazine. ...

Ohmstead Music Fest Returns for 14th-Annual Event

· Aug 19, 2015 09:19 am

Ohmstead (founded by and named after late Cincy band The Four Ohms) has been providing an eclectic mix of music in the great outdoors for the past 14 years. ...

Blues Warrior

Though some proclaim Blues a dying art form, Joe Bonamassa’s massive success proves otherwise

· Aug 12, 2015 09:45 am

Guitarist/singer Joe Bonamassa says his new DVD/album, Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks, captures a concert that will always stand out as a highlight of his musical life. ...

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