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Concert Review + Photos: Say Anything & Bayside Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin I was fortunate enough to check out Say Anything & Bayside's co-headliner tour at the House of Blues in Cleveland. They had some great support from the band Reggie and The Full Effect. Reggie and The Full Effect opened up the show to a packed crowd. I ...

Ya gotta dig down for that new stuff [single reviews]

Ya gotta dig down for that new stuff [single reviews]

Written by Ryan Getz Muse - "Dig Down": This song could be considered somewhat of a sequel to "Madness." The minimalistic song has a similar bass buildup, and follows basically the same progression as its inspiration. In spite of this, the song still has the potential to become a fan favorite, ...

Video Review: Palehound ‘If You Met Her’

Review by Sandeep Sehbi First lets talk about Palehound. Palehound has been around since 2013. Originally Ellen Kempner’s solo project, it currently features Jesse Weiss on drums and David Khoshtinat on bass. In 2015 Palehound won the Boston Music Award ‘New Artist of the Year’ which is ...

Genre-Bending Duo Brick + Mortar Let It Drop… Again

Brick + Mortar. Founder Ryan Getz initially wrote about the New Jersey duo in one of our Relevant Discoveries features over three years ago, and that’s actually how I first heard of them. I listened to (and enjoyed) the Dropped EP not long after its initial release in 2015, but never got the chance to ...

Every Time I Die and Company Lay Indianapolis to Waste

Old National Centre has a reputation for being one of the more commonly frequented venues in Indianapolis, particularly for artists with formidable followings. Its multiple rooms allows for the old theatre to be a host to different shows happening simultaneously, but the contrast does not get much more ...

Single Review: The Dears ‘Of Fisticuffs’

Written by Sandeep Sehbi Canada’s The Dears has a new record out soon and ‘Of Fisticuffs’ landed on our ‘desk’ at Tuned Up. Here’s a single review. I'm stoked to see The Dears pop up on Tuned Up's radar. I've been listening to The Dears for years, they've got some great singles and ...

A R I Z O N A makes music that ain’t for no peanut “Gallery”

Words: Ryan Getz I feel like many music publications are going to avoid A R I Z O N A's new release Gallery because on a surface level there isn't a lot that makes them stand out from the crowd of summery pop-rock bands making danceable music. Walk the Moon seemed to be a catalyst for a movement that ...