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RELEVANT DISCOVERIES: THREE BANDS THAT SHOULD BE ON YOUR PLAYLISTS

For as long as I can remember I have loved punk rock and all its sub-genres. But mind you I’m not a fan of genres and sub-genres. To me, it’s all punk. But for you genre freaks out there I had to mention that. Anyways one off-shoot I have never been that fond of is ska. Yes, that includes The Mighty Mighty Bosstones as ...

finds across the spectrum [discoveries]

Henry Jamison: I heard about this artist several months ago via a PR email. Later on I would find out that Henry was direct support for Sony Music's experimental electrofolk group Tall Heights. I decided to check out Henry at the Columbus stop of that tour. Henry played a quiet, contemplative version of folk music that ...

Introducing Odd Promise

Words: Mike Colletti Lately I’ve been contemplating on better ways to help promote the amazing talent within Ohio. With the encouragement from friends, I took to my notepad and started brainstorming who would be my first entry. It didn’t take long for my thoughts to fall on who I believe to be one of the most ...

Coming to Terms: a special journey for The Grove

Words by Corey Mouch There’s something about The Grove that just can’t be captured on a record—and believe me, that’s a great thing. Fans of RHCP will feel right at home when pressing play for their first listen through the band’s Coming to Terms EP, which was released January 27th. An organic sound filled with ...

New discoveries banding together for water protectors

Like many people in the indie music scene, I've been acutely aware of the ongoing situation in Standing Rock, North Dakota. I've been encouraged by diplomatic progress and was recently inspired by the demeanor of the Native American descendents onsite in an article I read on Rolling Stone. Yet, there is much to be done in ...

RELEVANT DISCOVERIES

Picture: Alex Zarek / Words: Ray Cobra The longer I write for Tuned Up the more Relevant Discoveries become my favorite pieces. I love introducing people to new music. That has always been my place amongst my friends. I am constantly asked what some new bands are. What should I be listening to? What are you listening to? ...

pop up finds [relevant discoveries]

Man Mountain: These guys from Monroe, Michigan popped up on my Facebook feed tonight via an invite to an event. Though initially I was merely stoked for Stay Outside who slayed at Tuned Up's inaugural festival (Steadfast Festival) this year, at the recommendation of Spacebar jack of all trades Bryan Yost, I clicked on the ...