Rising Creek

One year in, Elk Creek continues to find nuances in its sound

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
The origins of the five-piece band Elk Creek, nominated for two 2015 Cincinnati Entertainment Awards (New Artist of the Year and Folk/Americana), trace back to Trenton, Ohio.  

Tiger Burning Bright

Oakland, Calif., transplant Liz Wolf continues to grow her compelling Dream Tiger project

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Liz Wolf’s musical rabbit hole isn’t for the faint of heart, coming on like Portishead with a slightly better disposition but no less emotional baggage.  

Prim, Not Proper

Prim’s impossibly scheduled members have become one of the scene’s hottest new entities

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 14, 2015
If there was a Cincinnati Entertainment Awards category for pathologically busy musicians who start new projects to occupy the time normally reserved for sleep or breathing, Prim would take home the bling.    

Ready to Happen

After two solid EPs, Cincinnati’s Let It Happen is prepared to take the next step with 'Cause + Effect'

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The Cincinnati quartet may have taken five years to release their first full-length, last year’s bracing and infectious Cause + Effect, but the members seem as energetic and eager to move to the next phase as they must have been when they first coalesced as a band half a decade ago.  


Friday • Bogart’s

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Given his killer flow and impeccable flair, G-Eazy’s famous could last as long as any of Hip Hop’s current practitioners.   

10 String Symphony

Friday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
What is awesome and innovative about 10 String Symphony is that while both Sedelmyer and Baiman are profuse in the Bluegrass, Old-Time and Celtic styles, they possess an open-minded bent for blatantly Progressive music as well.   

Sound & Shape with Day Camp and Sweet Ray Laurel

Thursday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
Either there’s an evolution/revolution going on down in the hills of Tennessee or someone has spiked the water supply with a chemical blend of adrenaline and amphetamine, because the Riff Rock sounds emanating from the state these days could strip the bark off a redwood tree at 50 paces.   

Behold the Brave with Pluto Revolts

Thursday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Wednesday, January 7, 2015
The band’s skronky Psychedelic Blues with a side of Soul and a sprinkle of Pop melodicism was an easy sell to local fans of the Buffalo Killers’ loping Psych Pop thunder and the Heartless Bastards’ quirky Indie Blues mutations.  

Dubbing the New Year

British Electronic artist Ott plays his only stateside show of 2014 New Year’s Eve in Covington

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Rave music, a pulsing subculture of sweaty warehouse basements and strobing audio-visual ritual, became widely popular in the U.K. in the 1980s.  

Ancient Shades of Jade

Greater Cincinnati’s Jade gets the shot they never got with the Shake It reissue of its lone album

0 Comments · Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Last month, Shake It Records co-owner Darren Blase reissued Jade's only album, Faces of Jade.