Future Islands believe in true love, you can tell that because their songs speak through our lives. It's as if their music has always been with us, soundtracking every great hope, dawning realization and broken promise. Every fond embrace, each leap of faith. Over the last eight years Baltimore's most quixotic and emotionally involving trio have maintained an admirable level of skill and pace, never slowing down for the corners. It's vocalist Samuel T. Herring, William Cashion (bass, guitars),Read More
REVIEW: Future Islands / Modest Mouse at The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center
With already several big-name acts playing The Andrew J Brady ICON Music Center, fans have been given a whole new option for acts they otherwise may have had to travel to go see. And for bands like Modest Mouse and Future Islands, they were able to play in a venue that seemed to fit them perfectly.
SXSW Recap March 15-16
As SXSW carried on inside Austin, it was certain that this train of a week had no brakes. I was already running between shows around downtown around 3 P.M. I started at the convention center on Wednesday, where I saw London-based electronic group, The Japanese House. SXSW is great because it forces...
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...
Preview: MidPoint Music Festival 2016
One of the best times of the year, MidPoint Music Festival is upon us! Cincinnati's three-day indie festival, MPMF once again greets us this year on Fri-Sat-Sun! This year, for the first time, all stages are within two blocks, newly centralized to the Main Street entertainment district. This is...
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...
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...