Kim Deal, Kelley Deal, Josephine Wiggs, and Jim Macpherson played their first show together on Friday June 19, 1992, in a snooker hall behind Warrington Rugby Club in the north of England, near Manchester. Two days later they supported Nirvana in Dublin and Belfast, and then played at Glastonbury. Back in the US, after playing 27 sold-out shows that fall, they made their way to San Francisco to record Last Splash. Released August 30, 1993, on 4AD, reviewers described Last Splash asRead More
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...
Neighborhood Venues of Cincinnati: The Southgate House Revival
When The Southgate House Revival opened in Newport on October 12, 2012, it was not just the soul of one of Cincinnati’s greatest musical institutions that found new life. The red brick building, which celebrates its sesquicentennial this year, dates to 1866, and was home to Grace Methodist...
MidPoint Music Festival Returns This Weekend
Over-the-Rhine and Downtown Cincinnati will soon become overwhelmed by diverse indie music thanks to MidPoint Music Festival which takes place this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. This is the twelfth year of MPMF, a festival that has always been known for its uncanny ability to host artists that...
#MusicMonday Must Haves :: 9/23
Each week we do our best to shine some light on a few songs that we feel should be on your radar. All of these songs will be added to our #MusicMonday Must Haves playlist on Spotify, so follow along & click play when you need to find some inspiration! It's Midpoint Music Festival Week! In...