by Mike Breen
68 days ago
Wussy debuts new music video on Stereogum, while ‘Revolver’ unveils new Electric Citizen track
A pair of Cincinnati Rock bands had new projects revealed today on a couple of popular and far-reaching music websites. Wussy’s music video for “Dropping Houses,” the first single from the band’s forthcoming Forever Sounds album, debuted on Stereogum this morning. The clip was made locally, directed by Lightborne’s Scott Fredette (who gets a shout-out in the accompanying write-up and also plays with local band Culture Queer). Check the clip out below.Forever Sounds is released by the Cincy imprint Shake It on March 4 and the band plays a pre-release show this Saturday at Woodward Theater. Read CityBeat’s cover story on the band from last week here.Meanwhile, another band with national/international attention on them growing, Electric Citizen, has its second album for the Riding Easy label, Higher Time, due for release May 13 (you can pre-order here). Today the website for popular Rock mag Revolver premiered a new song from the album, “Golden Mean.” Click here to listen. The Higher Time track “Evil” can be heard below.
Plus, the East Price Hill Jazz Festival returns and the Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival offers great sampling of local Roots/Americana
0 Comments · Wednesday, June 17, 2015
As many of us are gearing up for summertime
trips, several local bands have plotted out “working vacations,”
embarking on road trips to spread the word about their music.
by Mike Breen
Cincinnati rockers debut new video clip on Vice/Noisey
Local Rock crew Electric Citizen (winners of a 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Award in the “Hard Rock/Metal” category) just unleashed a new music video for its delicious slab of trippy heaviness, “Light Years Beyond.” The clip, which features some cool throwback visual stylings and was directed by David Brodsky, premiered on Vice’s music site, Noisey, today.
The track is off of the band’s great album Sateen, which came out last year on RidingEasy Records. Click here for more on Electric Citizen. And read CityBeat’s interview with the band from last year here.
Cincinnati’s Electric Citizen takes a quick detour from the road to trumpet the release of its debut full-length
0 Comments · Wednesday, August 6, 2014
With international acclaim and relentless national touring, Heavy Cincinnati rockers Electric Citizen return home for a release party in honor of its debut full-length, Sateen.
Plus, Taylor Alexander releases new EP, Cheech Mob celebrates 420 and Electric Citizen announces big tour, new single
0 Comments · Wednesday, April 16, 2014
This summer's free MidPoint Indie Summer concerts on Fountain Square feature Wussy, Mad Anthony, Danny and His Fantasy and many other local acts alongside some great national headliners. Plus, Taylor Alexander releases a new EP, Hip Hop collective Cheech Mob celebrates 420 and Electric Citizen announces big tour and new single.
by Mike Breen
Music and more from the 10 new artists appearing at Saturday’s local music showcase at Bogart’s
Saturday at Bogart’s you’ll have a chance to see 10 of Greater Cincinnati’s finest up-and-comers as CityBeat presents the first “Best New Bands” showcase. The event coincides with our “Best New Bands” cover story, featuring profiles and info on all of the performers — grab a copy if you haven’t. Below is the lineup, which includes all six of the local acts nominated in the “New Artist of the Year” category and four other favorites, plus some audio/video previews to whet your appetite. Click the artists’ name to read CityBeat’s stories (and some great original photography) about each. The stories include links to the acts’ websites and more music. The doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday at Bogart’s and admission is just $5. Performers will be featured on two stages, so it will be non-stop music all night.7:30 p.m. Pop Goes the Evil 8 p.m. Molly Sullivan 8:30 p.m. Injecting Strangers <a href="http://injectingstrangers.bandcamp.com/album/nightmare-nancy">Nightmare Nancy by Injecting Strangers</a>9 p.m. ADM 9:30 p.m. Mardou 10 p.m. Austin Livingood 10:30 p.m. Archer's Paradox11 p.m. Little Lights 11:30 p.m. Tweens 12:15 a.m. Electric Citizen
Electric Citizen marks its first year together with a debut EP and unexpected CEA nods
0 Comments · Wednesday, January 15, 2014
For a band that’s been active on the scene for less than a year, Electric Citizen draws on tons of history.
Plus, local artists umin, The Sleepin' Dogs and Electric Citizen celebrate new releases
0 Comments · Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Veteran Cincinnati Roots/Pop group Over the Rhine returns for a homecoming show in support of its critically acclaimed new double album, Meet Me at the Edge of the World. Plus, local artists umin, The Sleepin' Dogs and Electric Citizen also celebrate new releases with area shows.
Plus news on Electric Citizen, Kenny Peck & the Smoky Jack Band, The Lockland Brakes and School of Rock Mason
1 Comment · Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The first of around 150 acts has been announced for this year's MidPoint Music Festival and MPMF.13 tickets go on sale.