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Premiere: Brideshore – “Lawfully”

Today, New Philadelphia band Brideshore is premiering “Lawfully,” a single from their forthcoming debut, Pass You By, to be released June 23. Brideshore has played four shows around Ohio, including a packed first show in November at Double Happiness. If the live songs translate to recordings as well as this first ...

Premiere: Current Events – “Cupboard”

Fresh off of an impressive appearance at Bunbury Music Festival, Cincinnati natives Current Events have released the emotional new video for “Cupboard,” a track encompassing the aftermath of a long relationship’s demise. Listeners of Taking Back Sunday, Thrice, and Brand New will find a home in Current Events’ ...

Premiere: Get Building Sandcastles with This New Adam Saxe Tune

Last August I stumbled across an artist originally from my hometown of Beavercreek, Ohio – his new single had just released and had been shared by a mutual friend in my Facebook newsfeed, so of course I felt compelled to give it a listen. Little did I know that the Nashville-based singer’s 2016 track would get stuck in ...

Premiere: Come Wind – Blessing (Brightest London Remix)

Come Wind have been a part of the Tuned Up story for a long time. So it's our honor to premiere a remix for "Blessing" off their B-sides and remix record, Remixes and Lost Tapes, out today. The band has had a tumultuous but fruitful journey, and is on the cusp of a new season. They are celebrating what has been with the ...

Premiere: Cure Culture – “Remember”

Cure Culture is part of a new era of Columbus bands, it seems. I've been running this site long enough that I've seen one era of bands pass. A few still stand, a few have broken up, and a few are just casually moving along. And some of those are making big waves in the industry. When I say I see a few freshman class of ...

Premiere: Chad Lehr is here to tell us about “Grace”

Chad Lehr is an Indiana name I've heard bounced around Midwest indie music circles for a little over a year now. He first came up when we were booking the inaugural Steadfast Festival, and actually again when we were booking for this year. He has become respected in the Indiana music scene, and he wears several hats in the ...

Premiere: Tiger Drive is “Free To Go” for the stars

Know Tiger Drive? You probably don't. Know OceanSpeak? You might if you've followed Tuned Up for a long time. There have been a few paradigm altering moments in the life of Tuned Up. One of those was a tiny show at Rumba Cafe in Columbus, Ohio. A little band called OceanSpeak was opening for SONS and Come Wind, two other ...