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Premiere: The Giant and the Tailor – “Hurt Someone”

The Giant & The Tailor from Nashville, TN are a rather unique band. They still seem to be finding their identity, yet if "Hurt Someone" is any indication, they seem to be well on their way to staking their claim on the overcrowded Nashville scene. In a sea of indie pop, CCM, and country music The Giant & The Tailor ...

PREMIERE: TO KILL A MONSTER-DAY BY DAY

As one that is not from Columbus there are certain things that over my five years here have become the things that I associate with the city. Most or all them are music related. Be it Teen Fiction, ComFest, The Castros, Attack Attack, Two Cow Garage and To Kill a Monster. The last one has a special place in heart. As a few ...

Premiere: Introducing Blake Ambrose with “Last Bit of Flesh”

In this day and age, poetry expression continues to evolve and genre lines continue to blur. I'll take it a step further - art forms continue to blur. Blake Ambrose exists squarely in the hip hop world, but would fit right in alongside some spoken word artists, perhaps in a slam poetry event. Blake Auler-Murphy is such an ...

Premiere: Harper – REHD

Murfreesboro, TN has quite the up and coming scene. Tuned Up favorites Mountains Like Wax hail from there, as well as bands like Lo Beggar and of course the quickly rising Julien Baker. Another band that is soon to be seizing 2016 is post-hardcore group Harper. The group that as of now is made up of Matthew Penfound, Ethan ...

Premiere: Rescue Kid – High Five

One of the hallmarks of working in music done right the act of finding mutually beneficial relationships. In the case of student run record label AEMMP Records of Columbia College Chicago, and Florida's pop-punk (but more pop) band Rescue Kid, we have a prime example of this. Melissa Fitzgerald of AEMMP got to know Rescue ...

Premiere: The Sports – “Thank You Mr. Yuker”

Photo credit: Sierra Mollenkopf "Thank You, Mr. Yuker" is just one example of the evolution of bedroom pop darlings The Sports. The song takes the cutesy sound we're familiar with and adds in a dash of psychedelic influence, puting the "confusing" in "confusing cutesy bedroom pop" label the band likes to use to describe ...

Premiere: Static Wonder’s “Soul”

Words: Ryan Getz / Photo credit: Dalton Funari "Tell me your secrets, let me inside your soul," Corey Mouch of Static Wonder implores in the opening line of "Soul," the new single from the Cincinnati based alternative band. A lofty request, perhaps. You know what's not lofty? Asking you to check this track ...