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Album Premiere: She Bears mixes class and power with “Great Lakes Tidal Wave”

The Athens, OH transplants to Columbus band She Bears have been on the Tuned Up radar for quite awhile. I first became acquainted with vocalist Stephen Pence as a regular at Kobo (RIP), where he bartended.  I lived nearby on Tompkins Street, in Old North Columbus, Ohio. There isn't a whole lot of flair to She Bears' ...

Premiere – Adaline gets “Aquatic” with a live session

Adaline is an alt pop artist that lends a sense of old school class to the music she performs. The live session for the title track of her new record, which Tuned Up is pleased to premiere, is no exception. The Canadian born artist is enjoying a rising presence in entertainment culture due to her songs being licensed more ...

Premiere: Best Foot Back – “The Paradox”

At first listen, the sounds of Best Foot Back might sound dated.  But wait! That's not a bad thing. We find Michael Bashaw channeling his inner Matt Theissen on this song, "The Paradox," the song we are premiering today from the pop punk group's debut, self-titled EP. The song is dated only if you don't like feeling ...

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 ...