Ancient Warfare

  • rock
  • drone
  • southern gothic


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MPMF In Review Day One: Purity Ring, Heartless Bastards & More 

By the time I arrived in Washington Park, a sizable crowd had gathered to catch the joint Midpoint kickoff party and album release show with JR JR (formerly Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.). The pillar-ringed bandstand didn’t make for ideal viewing, but the band made the best of it, with co-leader...

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MPMF Preview: Ancient Warfare 

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co., 7:15 PM The Pale Horse arrived just in time. The debut LP by Lexington, KY quartet Ancient Warfare is an autumnal wonder, filled with crisp comfort and haunted harmonies. If there’s any single vibe they’ve managed to channel, it’s the spooked...

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Heartless Bastards Leads Third Group of MidPoint Artists 

MidPoint organizers announced today a third group of artists, led by hometown favorites Heartless Bastards. Tickets for the fourteenth annual event, September 25–27, are on sale now at ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF 3-DAY PASSES HERE!  Heartless Bastards, touring in support of their...

MPMF.14 Schedule Released 

MidPoint Music Festival has released their full performance schedule for the festival that takes place in downtown Cincinnati, September 25-27, 2014. MidPoint has always been the place to discover new indie music on our own turf, and we are more excited for this year than ever! The festival...

Wage Ancient Warfare at MOTR on Saturday 

“Let me make sure I have it all lined up. You want me to throw this thing into the tub when ‘White Rabbit’ peaks. Is that it?” You don’t need Raoul Duke to throw the radio in so you can ride the waves of Jefferson Airplane to a more fanciful high. Ancient Warfare will ride that grungy...