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Holy Wave – Freaks of Nurture

Words: Bobby Brunner HOLY CRAP! Yes, Holy Crap is the exclamation needed to describe the sound of Holy Wave’s new release, Freaks of Nurture. This album only reinforces my belief that this generation of shoegaze will never die. At least I hope it doesn’t. This is the type of record that makes ...

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Coasts’ Evening in Columbus

Words: Bobby Brunner It had been a while since I had been to a show at A&R Bar, so I thought I would make my way over to check out Coasts; an Indie Pop band from Bristol, England. Personally, going into this show I was a little skeptical on how I was going to actually like their music. The band ...

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A CONVERSATION WITH JOHN RAUSCH

One of my favorite things about Columbus is the music scene. This is includes everyone involved in it, the fans, the bands, the promoters and the venues as well.  One part of the scene that I am particularly fond of is the pop-punk/emo scene. It was one that has grown and is still growing. The reason ...

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Night Argent – Night Argent EP

Right off the bat, there are going to be folks that say Night Argent is a rip off of Imagine Dragons. You know what though? I understand the viewpoint. I disagree that they're ripping anyone off, but I get it. Also, I think Night Argent takes a sound that Imagine Dragons made mainstream and builds ...

Spring Fling a hit with the Yinzers

Spring Fling a hit with the Yinzers

Spring Fling proved to being a hit in Pittsburgh as the crowd of thousands were up and dancing the entire night. The head liner of the Spring Fling Tour is Kentucky natives Cage the Elephant. Guitarist Brian Shultz amped up the crowd by telling everyone to get on their feet as his brother, and ...

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Concert Photography: Basement and Turnstile at Skully’s

Words and Photos by Michael Buchsieb (Do not use photos without express written permission) A rainy day couldn’t really stop my good mood for the Basement/ Turnstile co-headliner last night in Columbus. Defeater set the tone for the night with an in your face set. The four-piece hardcore band out ...

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Sieren – Transients of Light

Words: Ryan Getz For someone that enjoys this genre so much, you'd think I'd have a better handle of the vernacular associated with it. I'm talking about that weird place occupied by IDM, downtempo, chillwave, and the like. Sieren occupies that sphere. Transients of Light makes me think of many ...