CD92.9 FM owner and president Randy Malloy discusses how the 'local gem' evolved from a startup to a singular slice of Columbus culture.
Growing up in the ’80s and becoming an adult in the early ’90s, much of what I learned about music and the industry came from the airwaves. I was the only teenager I knew who ran to HMV once a week to read the latest singles and albums charts in Billboard magazine so I could […]
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 […]
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 […]
Joshua P. James and the Paper Planes are dead. But, from their smoldering ashes, Yellow Paper Planes arose to take their place. Sipping on beer at a local tavern, Joshua P. James enlightened me on the demise of his former band and gave life to Yellow Paper Planes and their modern rock and roll sound. […]
Columbus born and bred, pop-punk trio, Jargon of the Future, (pronounced “Yargon”) will release their album tonight at A&R Bar. Whilst sitting in a bar in German Village, I caught up with the three members of the band, and spoke of MTV, just who/what Jargon is, and sadly… Ace of Base. Jargon of the Future: We’re […]
In my ongoing quest to soothe my thirst for new bands, I actually stumbled upon The Dirty Biscuits before they opened for Nashville, TN rockers, Turbo Fruits. To say the least, I was completely impressed. Under the haze of too much whiskey, I chalked it up as a band I would never see again. I, […]
Not too long ago, Ryan McFadin, his fiancé Melanie, and myself met a coffee shop in the Short North to discuss his transition from being in the blues punk band, The Muddy River Reverends to his new venture of indie folk songs that faintly remind me of Modest Mouse, but with a blues kick. Briana […]