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Crew Falls to Toronto 0-2 in First Loss of the Season

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Falls to Toronto 0-2 in First Loss of the Season

Michael Bradley’s early goal helped set the stage for a weakened Toronto to put an end to the Crew’s perfect start to 2014 as the Canadian team ran out 2-0 winners. It took just 11 minutes for Bradley to score. The US national team star somehow managed to squeeze the ball under Crew ‘keeper Steve […]

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Review: CD102.5 Day Side A

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: CD102.5 Day Side A

CD102.5′s annual emerging artist showcase concert for the thrifty took place Saturday night featuring a collection of national bands and local favorite Mary Lynn. This years eclectic mix of bands all felt like they’d been plucked from time with 70′s garage rock, 80′s New York sleaze and a touch of 90′s new wave. Mary Lynn […]

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Crew Kick Off Home Game Opener With 2-1 Win Over Philly

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Kick Off Home Game Opener With 2-1 Win Over Philly

As we finally start to draw away from the what felt like the longest winter ever, the Columbus Crew’s 2014 season is off and running with a bang as a Bernardo Anor brace helped the Crew to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia. The win gives the Berhalter led Crew a 2-0-0 start to the season […]

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Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2014

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Arnold Sports Festival 2014

With an almost overwhelming range of sports and events the juggernaut people-watching spectacular Arnold Festival took over Columbus with four days packed full of jumping, punching, kicking, lifting, running and every other possible human motion from both the natural and not so natural looking athletes from all over the world. If you weren’t one of […]

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Review: Arctic Monkeys at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis

The last time the Arctic Monkeys played the LC it was 2011 and the gig was a fairly low key affair. The British indie-rock darlings had yet to reach anywhere near the level of fame they’ve achieved back in the UK and that gig a few years back took place at a less than capacity […]

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Review: Pixies at The LC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Review: Pixies at The LC

In the last few years I’d almost forgotten that the Pixies were still around and not just a name that every alternative band spouts out when asked about their influences. However, after seeing the band perform live to a sold-out LC crowd on Friday night, it’s quite clear that the Pixies are still one of […]

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Photos: New Politics at The Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: New Politics at The Newport

Danish ex-pat indie-pop-rock band New Politics played the Newport Music Hall Wednesday night for another in a long line of sold-out CD102.5 low dough shows along side Sleeper Agent and Magic Man. The show could quite easily of been mistaken for a WNCI Radio show as a mostly underage crowd enthusiastically bounced along to the […]

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