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Music through the eye of the lens – an interview

Music through the eye of the lens | Words by Lieke Ruesink Music offers a shared experience to those listening. At concerts, we all feel the words vibrate through our soul and the base becomes a collective heartbeat. But what the music does to us is different for each individual. Today we speak with a music photographer to ...

Columbus music in 2018 and beyond: Benji

The Columbus Music Commission (“the CMC”) is an entity that we’ve been getting to know a bit more in recent months. In their own words, their mission is as follows: “The Columbus Music Commission connects music makers, music commerce, and community to engage in creating, performing and promoting great music.” In the ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: Joshua Powell and the Great Train Robbery

Photo credit: Tiernae Salley Photography Joshua Powell and the Great Train Robbery is one of those weird, small-world groups in Tuned Up land. Our writer Topher Parks first introduced JP&TGTR to the blog, and by proxy me (Ryan). Recently, the band inducted Ricky Olmos into their collective as their resident expert on ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: SARAH NICHOLE FROM ABSOLUTE HERO

A few years back Tuned Up booked a show at Woodlands with touring band, Samuel Powers. Among the local acts in that show was a band called Crashing the Kids. You could tell they were a newer band, but the an aspect that stood out was their lead singer. Fast forward a few years, and that singer is back with a new band. ...

Tuned Up and Sitting Down with Skyharbor – Band Interview

(Photo courtesy of Skyharbor's Facebook page.) I had the privilege of sitting down with Skyharbor frontman Eric Emery when the band rolled through Indianapolis supporting The Contortionist on the Clairvoyant tour this past Friday. Eric and I touched on a few different topics, most notably the band’s forthcoming record, ...

Columbus music in 2018 and beyond: Backyard Sticks

Words: Ryan Getz [EDITOR'S NOTE: We received this interview on February 22nd of this year, so some answers to these questions may be slightly dated. The Columbus Music Commission ("the CMC") is an entity that we've been getting to know a bit more in recent months. In their own words, their mission is as follows: "The ...

Five Albums With Cobra – John Rausch From It’s All Good Booking

I have always said that nothing brings people together like the love of music, and I will stand by that until I leave this world. About four years ago I met John Rausch. At the time he was still in a local pop punk band, but he also booked shows – really good shows – shows that no one else around Columbus was booking. ...