Bob Mould

  • alternative
  • punk
  • hardcore

Here’s the deal. In 2012, people loved Silver Age (to a degree that surprised me, pleasantly), likewise Beauty & Ruin in 2014 (despite the heaviness of the subject matter, which I thought might be a bit alienating… apparently not. Another pleasant surprise.). But PATCH THE SKY is the darkest one. After the Letterman performance in February 2015 where “dust fell from the rafters,” it would have seemed logical to go the punk rock route—an entire album of two-minute songs—but that

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Bob Mould has made vital, trenchant music for over four decades; whether it’s been with Hüsker Dü, his triumphant solo work, Sugar, or his forays into more electronic music, he’s continued to explore, observe the world, and funnel it into his own creative vision. Mould took some time to chat about his upcoming solo electric return to Cincinnati.

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Bob Mould Headed to 20th Century Theatre 

Ever-evolving artist Bob Mould, whose face belongs on the Mount Rushmore of alternative music, decided to “write to the sunshine,” as he describes it, not because he likes the current administration. It comes from a more personal place, a place found in Berlin, Germany, where he’s spent the majority of the last three years. Here Mould would draw inspiration from the new environments.

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Midpoint Superlatives: The Weekend in Review 

By: Nat Tracey-Miller & Zach Moning Best in Show: Bob MouldBob Mould is about to turn 56, but his scorching 40-minute 15-song set blew everyone half that old off the stage. Fronting a power trio rounded out by Jason Narducy (Superchunk/$plit $ingle) and Jon Wurster (Superchunk/The Mountain...

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MPMF Preview: Bob Mould is a Legend in His Own Time 

There are bona fide rock and roll legends and then there are artists at the peak of their live prowess. The sets of that Venn diagram usually don’t overlap too much, but nearly 40 years after he formed seminal St. Paul hardcore outfit Hüsker Dü, Bob Mould is very much in both camps....

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MPMF Releases Daily Lineup 

Midpoint Music Festival has released their daily lineup (below)! This year’s festival will take place the weekend of September 23-25 in Over The Rhine. In all, the event will feature over 60 local, regional, national and internationally recognized acts including a diverse mix of up-and-coming...

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MPMF Announces Initial 2016 Artists 

Band Of Horses, Future Islands, Wolf Parade, JJ Grey & Mofro, Reggie Watts, Lucero, Frightened Rabbit, Houndmouth, Kamasi Washington, Bob Mould & many more added to MPMF.16!  Tickets go on-sale Friday at 10am HERE! In March we announced that MEMI had joined forces with Midpoint Music...