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On the Verge: The Color Bars

Briana Henry Briana Henry On the Verge: The Color Bars

Prosopopoeia, the latest release from Brooklyn band, The Color Bars, is a pop album that pays homage to artists such as Beck, Belle and Sebastian, and has a swirl of Broken Bells. This band is big in Japan. No, really. They were signed by 5D Japan of EMI. This band successfully combines tight harmonies, dancy-synths […]

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Album Review: Letter of Transit by Strangers in Daylight

Briana Henry Briana Henry Album Review: Letter of Transit by Strangers in Daylight

Did I just find my Sunday afternoon summer soundtrack? I did.  Letters of Transit, the latest EP from Columbus band Strangers in Daylight, has a 60’s-like Brit pop sound that’s the perfect music to listen to pool-side while drinking a champagne-heavy mimosa. My favorite songs happen to be the first two on the EP. “Forsythe” […]

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Show Review: Borgore

Briana Henry Briana Henry Show Review: Borgore

Last night, Borgore played to a crowd about the size of a packed campus house party. That being said, the show was amazing. The crowd was extremely diverse, and I’m not sure if it is because spring break is this week, but there were a lot of high-schoolers. Path, a local rapper, opened the night. […]

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On the Verge: Borgore

Briana Henry Briana Henry On the Verge: Borgore

Israeli artist Borgore is gracing the stage tomorrow, Tuesday, March 20th at Newport Music Hall. Fresh off of a stint at SXSW, the dubstep artist is currently on tour supporting his latest EP Flex, with stops from Atlantic City, NJ to Iowa City, IA. His next stop is at Bogart’s in Cincinnati on Wednesday. I […]

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Preview: St. Patrick’s Day at Kobo

Briana Henry Briana Henry Preview: St. Patrick’s Day at Kobo

The bill is full, the beer and whiskey will be a-flowin, and weird times are sure to be had this Saturday at Kobo. The show, hosted by The Lost Revival (also performing), features Columbus bands that have been around the block a few times. Blues on Red, The Up All Nights, Japanese B-Sides, and The […]

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On the Verge: Jimkata

Briana Henry Briana Henry On the Verge: Jimkata

New York rockers, Jimkata are playing an all-ages show at Woodlands Tavern today, Thursday March 15th. The Ithaca band recently opened two shows for Chicago jam-band Umphrey’s McGee. Jimkata’s sound is described as “electro-rock” that pays an apparent homage to the synth of the 1980’s. A stand out track from their debut album is definitely […]

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Local Music Spotlight: Joey Hebdo

Briana Henry Briana Henry Local Music Spotlight: Joey Hebdo

Gearing up for a performance at SXSW on March 16th, Joey Hebdo and Mike James are playing Brothers Drake Meadery tonight around 10:00. Joey lists many influences to his music such as Andrew Bird, The Temptations, and most notably his father and grandfather. Hebdo said he grew up in a culture where there was singing […]

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