On Monday, October 20th, Promowest and CD102.5FM welcomed the wildly cultured, eccentric and inspiring five-piece to the Newport Music Hall. tUnE-yArDs broke through the heavily saturated music market, and shocked listeners with single, “Bizness” off of their 2013 release, w h o k i l l. Those gutsy enough to listen to the newly introduced group were […]
Sometime ago, way back in early 2011, I remember declaring on my Facebook page that Airborne Toxic Event were going to be a hugely famous band that will concur the world and everyone should go listen to them immediately. Fast-forward to Tuesday night and it hasn’t quite happened as I thought it would for the […]
It’s fairly easy to brush aside Jimmy Eat World, write them off as one hit wonders (even though they’ve had quite a few hits), question their relevance in today’s musical landscape, or simple forget they even exist. However, put them in front of an all-ages college crowd that made me feel ancient and Jimmy Eat […]
Last Friday, CD102.5FM and Promowest presented the best rock show I’ve seen in ages. It was an evening overwhelmed with emotion, rock ‘n roll and an abundance of energy. A show that didn’t cease to lose the attention of the audience for merely a second, Delta Spirit illuminated excessive amounts of charisma and undeniable talent […]
Episode 5 of Why Music Podcast featuring Fazio and Teddy B. Commentary features Comrade Question, Independents’ Day Festival Review, Black Keys Music review, music industry banter, Columbus local music scene, and what bands need. Recorded in Columbus Ohio. To subscribe to this podcast, visit iTunes or www.whymusicpodcast.org.
You know that ending scene from How the Grinch Stole Christmas, where the Grinch realizes love does exist, after making the Who’s of Whoville experience such heartache? Mutual Benefit’s Love Crushing Diamond could’ve made the Grinch realize this far before he ruined Christmas. The band’s 2013 release is equipped with emotional guidance and support. It’s a polite dose of medicine to […]
Emily & the Complexes: Four well-groomed men, tastefully melancholic, who write DIY singer/songwriter tunes. Genre: Singer/Songwriter, Americana, Folk, Road-rock, Indie-grit Fresh off of their two week, Summer 2014 tour, Emily & the Complexes took a seat with me and guided me through their journey as Columbus musicians. Tyler “Lyrical Messiah” Verhagen – Vocals, lyrics, guitar Tom “Band […]