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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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From The Copy Desk

In case you need a dictionary for the Sept. 17 issue of CityBeat

· Sep 18, 2014 03:23 pm

Hey, readers. We’ve got some catching up to do.    As CityBeat’s new Web & Copy Editor, I’ll be taking over our weekly vocab blog, in which I’ll point out, define (and sometimes snicker at) the high-minded choice of words by some of our writers.  These are...

WNKU Supports Local Music, Local Music Supports WNKU

Cincinnati area musicians team up for Northern Kentucky public radio station’s fall fund drive

· Sep 18, 2014 11:48 am

While commercial radio throws a bone here and there to homegrown musicians in Greater Cincinnati via specialty shows or segments, public radio station WNKU (89.7 FM; wnku.org) frequently adds songs from local artists to its regular-rotation playlist. And it has for years. The station also covers...

Morning News and Stuff

Streetcar funding plans; P&G's NFL PR prob; who owns the Occupy Twitter account?

· Sep 18, 2014 09:54 am

Morning all! Let's jump right into the news.Members of Cincinnati City Council have some preliminary good things to say about the Haile Foundation’s recent proposal for funding streetcar operating costs. Meanwhile, Mayor John Cranley has said he’s working on a plan of his own, and you can...

 

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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