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The Receiver Hosting Album Release Party at Ace of Cups

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Columbus band The Receiver is releasing “All Burn” next Tuesday, their first full-length album since 2009’s Length of Arms. To celebrate the new record, the band is performing tonight at Ace of Cups along with Playing To Vapors, Fingers and DJ Sets by Adam Scoppa. The Receiver is composed of brotherly duo Casey Cooper and Jesse Cooper who […]

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Comfest 2013 Round-Up

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Believe it or not, I can honestly say that this past weekend’s Comfest was so tame. There were minimal flashes of breasts and 77 arrests out of the 25,000 attendees didn’t seem too shabby. The many complaints and long lines kept me away from buying beer, but I, of course, acquired the oh-so-necessary 2013 Comfest […]

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Best Local Band 2009: The Receiver

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Thanks to the writing work of Alexandra Kelley, the local music scene was brought front and center on CU throughout 2009, and it showed in our reader’s poll with a very wide range of support for local musicians. In the end, only one band could top the charts, and that band is The Receiver. Brothers […]

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An Interview with The Receiver

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Brothers and Columbus natives Casey and Jesse Cooper launched their band The Receiver in June of 2005. Since then they’ve played more than 150 shows throughout the United States and Canada. Their second album “Length of Arms” was recorded entirely in Central Ohio and will be locally released by Vital Music Records in May. The […]


Music Video for “Visitor” by The Receiver

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This video has been passed along to me via email approximately 30 times in the past 3 days. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out. Was filmed all around Columbus. How many landmarks can you spot? The Receiver | Website | Video by Vitalfilmworks | Created for DiscoverOhioFilm


Best Local Band of 2008: Brainbow

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After years of live shows, local band Brainbow finally released their critically-praised debut album in 2008. While many local bands go without too many mentions on Columbus Underground, Brainbow’s fanbase has seen a steady increase here and named them as our “Best Local Band of 2008”. Brainbow is actually playing a show tomorrow night at […]


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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!