Near Earth Objects

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  • post rock
  • math rock
  • space rock
  • progressive rock
  • phsyc rock

Clocking in at just under an hour in length, Drift takes the listener on a 12-song journey through space and time. From the moment the first song begins to play, head-bobbing, dream-like melodies build up out of the aether of atmospheric soundscapes to create trance-inducing rhythms that put you into a state of near awe, pulling you out of your own body and taking you to places and times normally only visited during sleeping hours. Waves of sound, building on one another, create butterflies in

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Son Little at Fountain Square 

Don't miss Son Little at Fountain Square this Friday, June 9th for Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic with Heavy Hinges and Near Earth Objects!

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Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic 

Your Friday nights just got better with our concert series, Indie Fridays Powered by CincyMusic! Featuring a variety of the best up and coming artists on the Fifth Third Bank Center Stage on Fountain Square.

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Near Earth Objects Release Haunted Spaces 

Near Earth Objects have released the single, "Haunted Spaces" from the upcoming album of the same name!

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First Annual ADDA FEST at The Southgate House Revival 

The inaugural ADDA FEST will be taking place at The Southgate House Revival on Saturday, March 26th!

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Introducing Radio Artifact Live 

Radio Artifact, currently serving as Cincinnati’s home for local, regional and national music, has expanded its operations to include a dedicated venue inside of the Urban Artifact brewery named Radio Artifact Live.

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Southgate House Saves the GALaxy & Beyond 

This Saturday, The Southgate House Revival is hosting a full house show to benefit Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio this Saturday and some kick-ass bands will be showing their support as well!

Near Earth Objects Release First Full Length Album 

Cincinnati-based ethereal indie rockers, Near Earth Objects have announced details surrounding the release of their first full length album. Drift, the follow-up to 2014’s Situational Awareness, is set to drop on August 19th when the band takes stage at MOTR Pub with Chicago’s Bailiff.

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NPR Announces 2017 Tiny Desk Concert Contest 

NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company have announced the 2017 Tiny Desk Concert Contest! The winner of the Contest will play a Tiny Desk concert behind the desk at NPR. Then, they'll go on a fully-funded tour of the United States with NPR Music and sponsor, Lagunitas Brewing...

Stop Light Observations & Near Earth Objects at Urban Artifact 

Born and raised in Charleston, SC SLO (Stop Light Observations) is an innovative Rock group whose heart lies in their story. Starting the band at only 13 years old, this young group of childhood friends thrives on a deep connection with their audience to inspire and ignite greater awareness. With...

Last Call for Tiny Desk Concert Contest Submissions 

Today is the LAST day to submit your submission to the Tiny Desk Concert contest! You have until tonight at 11:59pm EST to submit HERE. Remember, this is a contest about the creativity in your music, not the polish of your video. Last year’s winning entry was shot on an iPad!  The...

Rock N’ Revival for a Cure at The Southgate House Revival 

During September 2015, the Forsthoefel brothers in The Grove were shaken by the news that their beloved father, John, was diagnosed with brain cancer. Yes, this has been a scare, but now they are more than ready to give back to those ready to fight and find a cure. The Grove has...

2016 Tiny Desk Concert Contest 

Want to play a Tiny Desk Concert? NPR Music and Lagunitas Brewing Company are once again holding a contest. The winner gets to perform at Bob Boilen's desk at NPR headquarters in Washington, D.C.  To enter, make a video performing one original song behind a desk of your choosing. It could be...

Near Earth Objects Embarking on Their First Tour 

The seeds of Indie Rock band Near Earth Objects were planted when singer/guitarist Devin Clarke and bassist/keyboardist Leland
 Davis got together to jam while in high school
 (they’d been friends since middle school). 
A few years later, they decided to get more
serious about...

The Space Merchants at Urban Artifact 

A self-proclaimed "country band traveling through space," The Space Merchants drive, jangle, and twang their way through sweet, haunting jams, as majestic as they are minimal. Theirs is a lo-fi psych experience, befitting of interstellar exploration as well as lonely highway trucking. The...

Get to Know The Salesman and Grab a Free EP 

Chris Egan aka The Salesman is a singer/songwriter from Newport, KY. Egan is the only official member and the project relies on collaboration from other local musicians (although Egan writes all of the songs). We sat down with The Salesman to get some background. Make sure to read all the way until...

MidPoint Indie Summer Lineup Released 

MidPoint Music Festival have announced an amazing lineup of music on Fountain Square for MidPoint Indie Summer! As part of the PNC Summer Series produced by 3CDC, this free concert series presents regional, national, and international acts for a night of music each Friday...

Our Weekend Picks :: April 3, 2015 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone...

Locals Submit for NPR Tiny Desk Concert Contest 

The NPR Tiny Desk Concert is where I have personally discovered many of my favorite artists. I never fully “like” an artist until I see them live. But to see them live in a tiny office? Priceless.  I was first hooked back in 2009 when I saw Avett Brothers perform on the program. I...

Best New Bands Showcase at Bogart's Saturday 

The 2015 Best New Bands Showcase will feature performances by 10 of Greater Cincinnati’s best local bands including performances by the Cincinnati Entertainment Award nominees for New Artist of the Year. I always enjoy the Best New Band Showcase each year as it has something for everyone....

Our Weekend Picks :: November 21, 2014 

Each week we will highlight a few of our picks for the weekend. Some may be local, some may not, but as long as you are seeing live music in Cincinnati you are contributing! Our picks are below, but you can choose for yourself with our calendar here. (Or download our iPhone app here). Friday,...

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Interview: Near Earth Objects to Play The Woodward Theater 

We last spoke with Near Earth Objects in August. Near Earth Objects has since added a band member, started recording their first full length album and nearly sold out of merch at a show!  The band will be playing at The Woodward Theater on November 21st with Fluffer and Speaking Suns! Get to know...

Near Earth Objects at The Drinkery 

Near Earth Objects are hitting up The Drinkery with Kumasi tonight! We got to know this band prior to the show...  Tell us how Near Earth Objects came to be…Near Earth Objects came together about two years ago. The members are Devin Clarke, Richard Inman, and Leland Davis. Devin and Leland met...

Even Tiles is Playing Your Favorite Music Venue 

Even Tiles are taking over the Cincinnati Music Scene in the next few weeks. The band has shows at Coda, Northside Tavern and The Southgate House Revival! And rightly so, this band is amazing. Their EP,  The Lower Tangent is one of my favorite's in a long while. I can't seem to turn it off. In the...

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