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Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Fall Guide to Local Music – Part 2

It’s cold. We’re all cold. The wind is no longer giving us sweet butterfly kisses on our cheeks… it’s taking a machete to our faces. The sun is nowhere to be found, and standing outside with your friends to smoke a cigarette has proven to be an olympic game. It’s nearly winter, and snow is on […]

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Concert Review: Interpol

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Interpol

Formed in 1997, New-York-based band Interpol has been releasing records since 2002. The band has been headlining festivals and sporadically releasing records for more than a decade, maintaining their loyal fan-base, and in the process becoming legendary musicians. Interpol turned heads immediately upon their 2002 release, Turn on the Bright Lights, aggressively shoving Paul Banks […]

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Preview: Royal Canoe with The Receiver at Rumba Cafe

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Preview: Royal Canoe with The Receiver at Rumba Cafe

Hailing 1,200 miles away from Winnipeg, Canada, Royal Canoe will be visiting Columbus for the second time this 2014 calendar year. The Canadian six-piece is sharing the stage with local band The Receiver at Rumba Cafe tonight. Columbus will surely be experiencing a rare occasion, where two wildly talented acts share one intimate space. Royal Canoe’s […]

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Local Music Preview: Kid Runner EP Release

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Local Music Preview: Kid Runner EP Release

Meet Kid Runner, a local five-piece band making moves with their new EP, Wake Up Now: Genre: Indie/Alternative, Electronic pop. Members: Drew Lizon – lead vocals Kurt Keaner – guitar/synth Scott Griffen – bass/synth Bobby Heigel – Drums Frances Litterski – vocals, keys I’ve known Frances Litterski for quite a few years now. Pixie-like, soft-spoken, with […]

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Concert Review: tUnE-yArDs

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: tUnE-yArDs

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 […]

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Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event

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 […]

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Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Concert Review: Jimmy Eat World

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 […]

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