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Aaron Lee Tasjan: Silver Tears

Aaron Lee Tasjan has put an album together of 12 songs, Silver Tears. It was one of NPR’s first listens, and has reached some acclaim since the release of it back on October 28th via New West Records. He also gained some acclaim with a Rolling Stone review per their Country Fall...

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Review of Rapid Cycle by Shannon Vetter

Shannon Vetter is a singer and a songwriter who hails from Maysville, Kentucky.  It was a joy to speak with him about his upcoming solo record entitled Rapid Cycle and all things music. We spoke a little through email and Facebook, and found out we have some mutual friends most notably the...

Modern Myths: Calumet

About three or four Thursdays ago, I was invited out to a church where the fellas from Calumet practice, and where a couple of them live. The church was built in the mid to late 1800’s, and at one point was operational. Eventually it was sold, and through chance, a couple of the members began...

Femme Fatale: Hosting the Female and the Feminine

Molly Morris (of Harlot) is one of the curators of Femme Fatale along with her good friend Devin Brooks. This event showcases the “female and the feminine” according to Molly. This is done through many forms of creative arts. While solely focusing on the female side, to really bring to...

Interview: Lisa Loeb

Lisa Loeb has been a staple in the music scene since her breakthrough hit from the cult classic movie, “Reality Bites” and her song, “Stay.” How she got to that point and where she had come from to get there was rough, as is pursuing any passion. It always takes some hard...

Justin Payne: The Northwest Ohio Vagabond

Justin Payne is a songwriter born in Newark, Ohio. It’s a town in Northwest Ohio that has befallen to some hard times. At 18 he was able to attend Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio where he calls home now.  It was in Newark where music really took a hold of him, and...

Neighborhood Venues in Cincinnati: Folk School Coffee Parlor

The Folk School Coffee Parlor is located in historic Ludlow, Kentucky a short ride from Northern Kentucky, the west side of Cincinnati, and downtown Cincinnati as well. It is owned and operated by husband and wife Mary Williams and Matt “Catfish” Williams, along with friends Casey...

Katie Garringer: A Little Soul Medicine

Katie Garringer is a songstress who resides in Muncie, IN and comes down to our Queen City to play shows every so often.  She is currently getting ready for a big move to the Big Apple. Before the move however she would like to share her latest recordings with us. Six songs worthy of what my...

Neighborhood Venues of Cincinnati: The Crow’s Nest

It was either the fall or spring of 2006 when I first walked into The Crow’s Nest. Up until this point I had been to many a bar in Chicago, my hometown, but my younger brother had made the move to Cincinnati and found a place with our cousin on Nebraska and Roth in the West Side. Conveniently...

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Nicholas & The Pessimistics: Album Review and Interview

The Pessimistics are a Cincinnati band who have been together for a few years now, and are releasing their first album. They are comprised of Nick Baker (vocals/guitar), Shawn Steele (lead guitar), Alex Fraser (bass), and Donie Maness (drums). The record was recorded at Fat Tracks Studio located...

Catch on to Joe Macheret in February

Joe Macheret has played with just about everyone in this town. Currently he plays with The Tillers, Maria Carelli, Scott Risner, and his own band Joe’s Truck Stop. Music is what he loves. The pace and rhythm of it is great, and for him being a full time musician is something that he loves. I...

The Way Down Wanderers Tonight at Southgate House Revival

The Way Down Wanderers are a folk, soul, and high energy quartet based out of Chicago/Illinois. The guys are Austin Thompson on guitar and lead harmony vocals, Collin Krause mandolin, fiddle, and lead harmony vocals, John Merikoski drums and percussion, and John Williams on Upright bass and vocals....