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Souther Is For Lovers (it should be one phrase, ya know?)

Sometime just over six months ago I began to hear murmurs of a band called Souther. Months later I found myself at their EP release show, which sold out. Not only did an all local lineup sell out a club, but I was stunned at their stage presence. Carly of Souther has a personality that translates to ...

Concert Review + Photos: Eisley’s I’m Only Dreaming Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin I had the chance to check out the always lovely Eisley during their Cleveland stop at the Grog Shop for their I'm Only Dreaming Tour. They had some great support from both Backwards Dancer and Civilian. Backwards Dancer opened up the show at the Grog Shop. I had ...

Secret Cameras get funky and frantic on new EP

Secret Cameras have been described as a synth pop entity. I would argue there's a lot more than that to this band, but when crafting those pesky PR emails it can be daunting to throw a mouthful of terms at the media. Shout out to the band's manager for being persistent - this band's sound is at once ...

SUSTO Leads the Way for the Cleopatra World Tour at Bankers Life

The Lumineers blew up several years back with their hit single “Ho Hey,” which took the airwaves by storm and defined the summer for many, and now their crazy accessible indie folk sound is making its way through arenas around the country. They may have been the headliners playing Bankers Life ...

JOHNNYSWIM Let it Matter in Indianapolis: Review + Photos

Photos: madison l boyer The dynamic husband and wife duo of Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano have been writing music together for over a decade, but only recently have they begun to take off. Ramirez and Sudano unleashed their sophomore full-length, Georgica Pond, near the end of last year, and are ...

Concert Review + Photos: Secondhand Serenade’s Awake Ten Year Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I had the pleasure of checking out Secondhand Serenade play his album Awake at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH. He had some great acoustic support from Ronnie Winter (of Red Jumpsuit Apparatus) and Hawthorne Heights. I actually only had a chance ...

Concert Review + Photos: Dance Gavin Dance’s Robot With Human Hair vs Chonzilla Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin I had a chance to check out Dance Gavin Dance at their sold out Columbus stop of the Robot With Human Hair vs Chonzilla Tour at Park Street Saloon. This lineup was STACKED with Vasudeva, Eidola, and Chon opening for them. First up was Vasudeva, an instrumental ...