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The Colourist – Will You Wait For Me (EP)

Words: Ryan Getz The Colourist have been in the periphery of my musical consciousness for a long time. I think I first heard their name via a Last.FM recommendation. This was before the days of Spotify. I had no idea they were an active band still until they reached out to Tuned Up regarding this ...

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Live at the Garden 4: Interview

In case you're not in the know, Live at the Garden 4 is taking place today (8/1). We were able to snag Nathaniel Grosh a brief question session to get a little more insight into a fledgling festival that aims to bring local musicians to the forefront of a city's musical mind. TU: This is the 4th time ...

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Bunbury Festival 2015: Photo coverage

Words and photos from Judy Won Photography Akron based band The Black Keys conjured some major numbers for Bunbury Festival’s first of three days. Friday tends to be the least attended of the three festival dates and ended up being a sell-out this year. There were 20,000 fans packed into (the ...

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New O’Brother Early 2016, Inspiration and More

(Photo courtesy of Alex Gibbs.) Recently I was given the opportunity to chat with O’Brother on their Cincinnati tour date, opening up for Chevelle. They’ve been working on the follow-up to 2013’s Disillusion, and quite a bit of progress has been made. In fact, new O’Brother could be in your ...

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Climbing to the Good Light: They’re Coming They’re Coming takes on Columbus

By Steve Knapp There rests a mantle right beneath the musical surface of what has been discovered, quantified and filed away as acceptable. It’s there you’ll find bands with fingers gripping topsoil kissed by the oh so sunny light of success. To even get that hold, they’ve had to fight for an ...

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Lauryn Peacock – Euphonia

Words: Ryan Getz Lauryn Peacock exudes a quiet confidence that emerges earnestly in her latest record, titled Euphonia. It would be easy to label Peacock as a pianist/singer-songwriter and call it a day. However, there is a subtle versatility in her songwriting that denies this idea as a ...

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‘Ravi Shavi’ by Ravi Shavi Reviewed.

Ravi Shavis put out a self titled disc 'Ravi Shavi'. Ravi Shavi is a cool name, and likely an ode to the Pakistani origin of Ravi Shavi's lead singer. This is a text-book garage rock record, following in the tradition of the 2000's garage rock wave, drawing on earlier influences stemming back to ...