Purity Ring

  • dance
  • electronic
  • indie pop
  • edm
  • electro

  Canadian duo Purity Ring’s ever-unfolding EDM/Indie Pop is the aural equivalent of a stream, trickling delicately to and from before pushed down the river by a tidal wave and crashing over an edge into a torrential waterfall. For every coy enunciation by vocalist Megan James (whose lyrics hover in a strange, surrealistic, David Lynchian universe), there’s a deadening depth provided by her lyrics and underscored by musical partner Corin Roddick’s impeccably delivered beats and diverse

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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 Releases Full Schedule! 

The entire schedule for Midpoint Music Festival (Including days, venues, and times) has been released at mpmf.com! The full lineup, including headliners Purity Ring, Ride, Iron & Wine, Tune-Yards, Sylvan Esso, and Heartless Bastards can be viewed here. Tickets for the festival, which takes...

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MPMF Announces Iron & Wine among others 

Cincinnati CityBeat's Midpoint Music Festival just released a second round of artists including Iron & Wine (check out the first artist announcement here). The festival takes place in various venues in Over The Rhine September 25-27 (FRI-SUN, as opposed to the previous THU-SAT format). Go...

MPMF Announces Initial Artists 

Midpoint Music Festival just posted the first 17 of nearly 125 artists set to perform at this year's festival (September 25-27). A few weeks ago the festival announced that they would switch to a Friday - Sunday format, and that tickets are now available at early bird pricing here! Also, artists...