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"typical Ampline - big rock along the lines of Drive Like Jehu and Fugazi, but mercifully minus a howling animal on the microphone"


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Dump Trump Back at SGHR 

Dump Trump IV – The Agony takes place this Saturday at The Southgate House Revival.

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CincyMusic Editor Picks of 2018 

2018 has been an interesting year. It’s one that shall henceforth be referred to as the, “Year of the Seriously WTF?” because every week brought us something we never thought would or could happen. Thank goodness for the sweet escape of great music, right? Here’s what got me through this bizarro year:

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Ampline Premiere New Video and Announce Album Release Date 

Ampline has been a Cincinnati staple since their inception. Rumors have been traveling about their next album and FINALLY we have a release date of January 26th! The video for “Passion Relapse” from the new album was recently released, and it does not disappoint.

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R.Ring Find Comfort in the Chaos 

It’s something I’ve touched on before - the fact that musicians with any kind of solid foundation could always make the choice to coast on past accomplishments. Most don’t, some do, and others just go, “Yeah, well. Whatever. We have other plans.”  R.Ring falls...

Royal Recommends: Week 3 

Royal Holland got tired of people not knowing or seemingly not caring about music from amazing musicians who don't have the marketing power to make you want to get their music. Often times the music being posted is free, it only costs a small amount of your time, and could change the way you look...

NKY Hates Heroin Benefit at Southgate House Revival 

Local musicians Kevin Schmidt and Jeff Albers (from local, touring-bands Ampline and Knife The Symphony, respectively) have teamed up with independent record label Phratry Records / owner Jerry Dirr to organize a benefit concert to raise funds for NKY Hates Heroin.  The event, which takes...

IRONFEST VI is Taking Over The Southgate House Revival 

This Friday and Saturday, IRONFEST VI is taking over all three stages at The Southgate House Revival. Friends of “Iron” Mike Davidson have been throwing this festival each year in his honor. Go grab your tickets HERE and check out the schedule below!  Friday, November...

IRONFEST VI Lineup Released! 

The lineup for IRONFEST VI at The Southgate House Revival November 13 & 14 has been released!  Amplinecougar aceSubsetsDandelion DeathhoneyspidersDraculassmoke signals cover fire the dopaminesscissorkick rituals dc planet New Strange crooked rook Hide cadaver dogs the skulx the story...

Phratry Records Ten Year Anniversary 

August 2014 marked the ten year anniversary for Phratry Records, and to celebrate, the label is hosting two nights of music October 17-18 at the Southgate House Revival in Newport, KY featuring many regional bands from the Phratry roster and several special guests. The show is All Ages and just $5...