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Sarah Jaffe with Astronautalis and Transit

Tuesday • Taft Theatre

· Sep 17, 2014 02:37 pm

 The music bug bit Sarah Jaffe early. And hard.
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Black Lips with the King Khan and BBQ Show

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

· Sep 17, 2014 02:41 pm

 “Drive-By Buddy,” the opening track on the Black Lips’ recently minted Underneath the Rainbow, sounds like Faces by way of The Monkees, its Honky-Tonk guitar riff and galloping beat leavened by the quartet’s usual assortment of lyrical goofiness: “Well brother, what’s the matter/Do you hate the life you’ve chose/Well I hope it doesn’t flatter, when you’re bathing with a hose/But as long as your butt’s clean, then it’s all good.” ...

Walk the Moon Gears Up for New Album Release

Plus, local happenings

· Sep 17, 2014 02:28 pm

The reigning Cincinnati Entertainment Award winner of Artist of the Year honors, Alt Pop quartet Walk the Moon, is finally set to release its second album for RCA Records. ...

 
 
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Morning News and Stuff

Cranley's State of the City address hits and misses; 3CDC ramping up; House votes to audit the Federal Reserve

· Sep 19, 2014 10:18 am

Hello all. I'm gearing up to push a beer barrel around Fountain Square at this year's Oktoberfest kick off as part of Team City Beat, so I'll be brief in this end-of-week news rundown.Mayor John Cranley last night delivered his first State of the City address. In it, he called 2014 a banner year...

WATCH: The Yugos Perform “Follow You”

Before opening MidPoint Friday next week, local Indie rockers reveal a live video of their recent single

· Sep 19, 2014 09:13 am

On their most recent tour, excellent Northern Kentucky Indie Rock band The Yugos stopped by Toledo, Ohio’s SixtyTen Recording Studio to record its latest single, “Follow You,” as part of the facility’s “SixtyTen Sessions” video series.The studio version of the single, released earlier...

Stage Door: Riverside, Reefer and Sondheim

· Sep 19, 2014 08:05 am

There are several good productions onstage around town — check out CityBeat coverage of Hands on a Hardbody (a musical at ETC), The Great Gatsby (a classic American novel adapted for the stage at Cincy Shakes), Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Suicide...

 

Caged Heat

Born Cages successfully integrate Rock and Electronica in a band short on history and long on ambition

· Sep 17, 2014 02:21 pm

The question that’s on a lot of minds — particularly that of Born Cages guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Vlad Holiday — is, “Why can’t Rock and Electronica co-exist in a single entity?”
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Walk the Moon Gears Up for New Album Release

Plus, local happenings

· Sep 17, 2014 02:28 pm

The reigning Cincinnati Entertainment Award winner of Artist of the Year honors, Alt Pop quartet Walk the Moon, is finally set to release its second album for RCA Records. ...

Get Weller Soon

Paul Weller’s lifetime of musical creativity is (partially) encapsulated in his second solo hits collection

· Sep 10, 2014 01:49 pm

Paul Weller’s career, in total, has generated an astonishing 32 hits collections (including B-sides/rarities compilations) and six box sets. ...

Unwanted Free Music Infuriates

U2 earns hatred with gift LP, R.I.P. song fade outs and the NFL screws up again

· Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

U2's free album deemed worse thing to ever happen to music and computers, Slate examines the fading out of song "fade outs" and the Tennessee Titans get fans pumped up with an incredibly inappropriate pre-game playlist selection.
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Frontier Folk Nebraska, Pop Empire Make MOTR Release Party Central

· Sep 10, 2014 02:56 pm

Two great Cincinnati-based bands take over Over-the-Rhine’s MOTR Pub (motrpub.com) this weekend to celebrate their excellent new releases with free shows. ...

Swinging Sensations

Keith Jones and the Makeshifts shake, rattle and roll their way to a growing fan base

· Sep 3, 2014 02:44 pm

Keith Jones has perfected his stage show and his band’s homage to Bill Haley and the Comets-era Rock & Roll and Rockabilly.
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