Cloud Nothings with Tyvek

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

· Oct 1, 2014 09:01 am

The music Baldi makes with his band has moved from a lo-fi, one-man bedroom project in his native Cleveland to a world-touring unit produced by the likes of Steve Albini and John Congleton. ...

Tyvek with Cloud Nothings

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

· Oct 1, 2014 09:07 am

If you recognize the name “Tyvek,” chances are it’s not because of music. ...

The Fauntleroys

Friday • Taft Theatre Ballroom

· Oct 1, 2014 09:24 am

The Fauntleroys are not your typical supergroup. ...

Heaven’s Jail with The Hiders

Friday • MOTR Pub

· Oct 1, 2014 09:13 am

Heaven’s Jail boasts an impressive sonic spectrum on its debut album, the just-released Ace Called Zero, from ethereal quiet to squalling racket and from emotional darkness to blasts of light. ...


These Walls Have Heard it All: 20th Century Theater

· Oct 1, 2014 12:23 pm

Oakley’s 20th Century Theater has only been the venue it is today for about the last 20 years. When it originally opened in August 1941, the now-vintage glowing sign that lit up the era-glorifying name represented a simple one-screen movie theater. Its history and how it changed from that to...

I Just Can't Get Enough

Jac's roundup of pop culture news and Internet findings

· Oct 1, 2014 10:45 am

It’s Oct. 1, which means rent’s due, Halloween season is upon us and Netflix is shuffling its offerings. New offerings starting today include the entire Gilmore Girls series, Romeo + Juliet and

Morning News and Stuff

Local money in politics; Ohio woman, first to fly solo around the world, dies; Ebola in the U.S.

· Oct 1, 2014 09:41 am

Hey hey morning news readers! I’m back and ready to talk about what’s going on. So let’s go.As we get closer to November, it’s worth taking a look at where local political action committee donations, or money to candidates from organizations like unions and businesses, are flowing. Few...


Sound City

The MidPoint Music Festival tops itself once again with its 13th annual event

· Oct 1, 2014 08:49 am

MidPoint has become not only a showcase of adventurous music makers from around the world, it is also a showcase of the immense progress Cincinnati’s downtown and Over-the-Rhine have made in a relatively short period of time. ...

Mainstay Says, "Thank You, Good Night"

Plus, the good music fest vibes keep going with Bend in the River Art & Music Festival and Friendship Music Festival

· Oct 1, 2014 01:17 pm

Downtown's Mainstay Rock Bar closes its doors after five and a half years of supporting local music. This weekend, they say farewell with free shows featuring The Dopamines, Zebras in Public, Lemon Sky, Pluto Revolts, Cincinnati Royals and many others. Plus, the music festival buzz doesn't have to end after last weekend's big MidPoint Music Festival. This weekend, check out the Bend in the River Art & Music Festival in Price Hill and the Friendship Music Festival in Indiana. ...

Home is Where the Art Is

Dealing with self-doubt and writer’s block, Brett Dennen rediscovered his muse in a familiar place

· Sep 23, 2014 11:38 am

On tour behind his 2011 album Loverboy, the singer/songwriter found himself wearing down, getting stuck creatively and unsure about where to go with his music. ...

Mondays, Hold the Meat?

McCartney plugs "Meat Free Monday," U2's secret new format and Guided By Voices splits

· Sep 24, 2014 09:00 am

Paul McCartney signs on to help save the environment with the "Meat Free Monday" campaign, U2 and Apple have more up their sleeves than just a free new album and Guided By Voices call it quits again.

Show the Locals Some Love at MidPoint

· Sep 23, 2014 03:36 pm

With the MidPoint Music Festival returning this Thursday-Saturday, numerous musical acts from around the world will be performing at venues throughout Over-the-Rhine and Downtown. But there are also several artists playing MPMF who don’t have to travel far at all.

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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