CityBeat - Sound Advice http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-88-1-sound_advice.html <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Will Hoge with Jason White - Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage]]> Will Hoge is one of those talented singer/songwriters who should be bigger than he is in the music world. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Yoni & Geti with The Yugos, Lazy Heart and Chief Boldface - Friday • Woodward Theater]]> Five years ago, while brothers Yoni and Josiah Wolf were hip-deep in the process of making their eventual 2012 releases as Why?, younger brother Yoni was just coming off his first collaboration with David Cohn, an Alternative Hip Hop artist known in the wider world as Serengeti.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: The Cave Singers and Blank Range - Saturday • MOTR Pub]]> The state of the music “business” continues to evolve and fracture in ways that make HBO’s Vinyl, which lavishly presents the decadent record industry of the 1970s, look like something out of the stone age — or an unintentionally hilarious satire. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Sugar Candy Mountain with All Seeing Eyes and A Giant Dog - Friday • MOTR Pub]]> California’s Sugar Candy Mountain is one of the new breed of Psych Rock's top artists to keep an eye on if you’re a fan of modern Psych Pop and Rock.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real with Jim Casto - Saturday • Southgate House Revival ]]> It is always interesting to see what the spawn of legendary musicians will come up with when moving into the family business.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Ruby the Hatchet with Electric Citizen - Saturday • Northside Tavern]]> The band coalesced five years ago after a succession of basement jams in their home state of New Jersey, followed quickly by their relocation to Philadelphia. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Dom Flemons with Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle - Sunday • Southgate House Revival ]]> Dom Flemons feeds off of many different styles of Roots music and digs deep into the Great American Songbook, but he often explores the more ethnic and obscure sides of the traditions.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Hayes Carll with Emily Gimble - Thursday • 20th Century Theater]]> Like the best singer/songwriters, Hayes Carll has a wickedly pointed sense of humor, a devastating observational eye for humanity’s flaws and an unfailing hope for its redemption.
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<![CDATA[Sound Advice: Snarky Puppy with Charlie Hunter - Thursday • Madison Theater]]> Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Snarky Puppy is a band of reference. It’s a band that other groups point to for a certain approach to modern, funky music. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: The Howlin’ Brothers with Ian Mathieu & Scott Risner - Saturday • Southgate House Revival]]> The conversion from Rock and Punk to Bluegrass and Folk is an oft-told band tale in today’s music world. And so it is with The Howlin’ Brothers, an adrenalized trio that plays Bluegrass with the passion and verve of an amped-up Rock outfit.
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<![CDATA[Sound Advice: The New Stew - Thursday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage]]> The New Stew features a murderer’s row of musical greatness. It’s a mind-boggling collection of talent and chemistry.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Klaus Johann Grobe with PRIM - Friday • MOTR Pub]]> Klaus Johann Grobe isn’t a single German Synth Pop texturalist, but two distinct Swiss sonic anarchists who play a stripped-down Garage/Jazz/Soul/Pop hybrid and sing entirely in German.]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: The Front Bottoms with Brick + Mortar and Diet Cig - Saturday • Bogart’s]]> Ten years ago, guitarist/vocalist/lyricist Brian Sella and his childhood pal, drummer Mat Uychich, formed The Front Bottoms after Sella’s freshman year of college, concocting a melodic, acoustic-based sound often described as Folk Punk. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Silversun Pickups with Foals and Joywave - Tuesday • Bogart’s]]> Last year’s Better Nature found Silversun Pickups entering several new territories.
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<![CDATA[Sound Advice: Dream Theater - Wednesday • Taft Theatre]]> It seems impossible that 31 years have passed since guitarist John Petrucci, bassist John Myung and drummer Mike Portnoy assembled as Berklee College of Music students and formed the Prog Metal band Majesty. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: The Honeycutters - Friday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage]]> One of the best current acts to come out of Asheville is The Honeycutters, a great band ready to be discovered by the rest of America. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola - Saturday • Live! at the Ludlow Garage]]> While it’s a fair conclusion that Charlie Hunter’s recorded output should be filed in a record store’s Jazz section, there is an equally compelling argument that it should be in the Charlie Hunter section. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Little Green Cars with John Mark Nelson - Sunday • Woodward Theater]]> We live in a curious Pop music era. Bands can go from playing small rooms one day to massive festivals the next — then back to the clubs again just as quickly. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Killswitch Engage with Memphis May Fire, 36 Crazyfists and Toothgrinder - Thursday • Bogart’s]]> Killswitch Engage has been cited as one of the foundational architects of modern Metalcore — a melodic, clean/dirty blend of Hardcore and Extreme Metal, with influential elements of Thrash and Gothenburg Metal. ]]> <![CDATA[Sound Advice: Sarah Borges - Thursday • Southgate House Revival ]]> Sarah Borges jumped out of the gate with three well-received AltCountry records — 2005’s Silver City, 2007’s Diamonds in the Dark and 2009’s The Stars Are Out — each indebted to her broad array of influences, from Dolly Parton to X. ]]>