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Why Music Podcast Episode 5: Don’t Play Under Trains

 Why Music Podcast Why Music Podcast Episode 5: Don’t Play Under Trains

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.

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Concert Review: Mutual Benefit

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Concert Review: Mutual Benefit

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 […]

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Local Music Spotlight: Emily & The Complexes

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Local Music Spotlight: Emily & The Complexes

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 […]

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Local Music Spotlight: Turtle Island

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Local Music Spotlight: Turtle Island

Meet the band. Turtle Island: Five manic boys who play music and have a psychedelic intuition into outer space. Genre: Psychedelic, Experimental, Space rock, Progressive rock, Dream-pop Dallin “Shrek to Your Donkey” Stevenson – Vocals, guitar Nick “Johnny Utah” Gerden – Drums Andy “Chorizo Grill Master” Sullivan – Bass Joel “Yu-Gi-Oh Fanatic” Blaeser – Keyboard […]

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Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

Walker Evans Walker Evans Photos: Independents’ Day 2014

The annual Independents’ Day festival took place this weekend with over 65 local musical performers ranging from indie rock to hip hop to dance party djs. The event continues today through 5pm, though the bulk of the festival took place yesterday in its new home in East Franklinton. For more information, visit www.thisisindependent.com. Matt Ellis is […]

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Musicol Studio – Pressing Vinyl and Recording Since 1966

Cassandra Zahran Cassandra Zahran Musicol Studio – Pressing Vinyl and Recording Since 1966

We purchase vinyl for a myriad of reasons: the sound carries a higher quality of texture and richness, the waxy vinyl is elegant and majestic as it spins on the turntable, Record Store Day is the new Black Friday and it’s a little treasure hunt when you sift through someone’s collection in search for the right record. […]

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Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

Walker Evans Walker Evans Independents’ Day Returns to Celebrate Local Music and More

If you’re a fan of local music, then get ready to get your fill this weekend at the annual Independents’ Day celebration. This year marks the first time the event will be held in Franklinton, though the format will be familiar for those who enjoyed the party on Gay Street in the past. Six indoor […]

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