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Photo credit: Travis Brandner Photography Go Go Buffalo: I was little confused when I saw "hardcore" as a tag on a bandcamp alongside "psychedelic" and "blues", but after streaming "Poison Control," the latest single to be released by the Cincinnati group - I understand. On paper, this band isn't hardcore. Yet, this is so ...

Relevant Discovery: Jon Atwell – “Black Cat”

Jon Atwell didn't always fancy himself a songwriter. Though in somewhat of a musical family (his sister Bethany holds a music degree from the Wheaton College Conservatory of Music) he didn't always fancy himself a singer. After releasing an EP in 2013 and a single later on, he finds himself at a point in time where things are ...

RELEVANT DISCOVERIES FOR THE WEEK OF 4/15/16

One of my absolute favorite things I love doing is finding new music. It’s one of those things that bring me complete happiness and joy.  I listen to so much music that when I find something that I like it is almost like Christmas morning. Over the years I have come to know of new bands in a number of ways; live shows, ...

Premiere: Canadian Waves – “Neverland”

Words: Ryan Getz / Photo: Curtis Cole Even to those who have known him personally for awhile, Sandeep Sehbi might still be sort of an enigma. He is a man of many hats, to say the least. There's a new project that may clear things up for some folks, and you are invited to join the ride. Canadian Waves is a musical ...

RELEVANT DISCOVERIES (THE EASYCORE EDITION)

Words: Ray Moore/Picture: Ben Bolon I listen to a lot of music, and boy do I mean that. However I don’t stick to just one genre or a few, I’m all over the place. I listen to rock to punk to bluegrass. This is where it gets crazy to me. I do not like all these different genre names, I repeat, I DO NOT LIKE GENRES!!!! I ...

How I gained “Hyperspektiv” on life (app review)

Words: Ryan Getz It's not too often I write about an app on here, so you can bet your butt it's music related. A few weeks ago, I was pitched via email the chance to access a beta version of Hyperspectiv, a new photo manipulation app designed by an expert team, including Justin Boreta of The Glitch Mob. Having been ...

Premiere: Skyline Hotel – “Make Me Sway”

Photo credit: Krystina Gabrielle Photography There used to be a Columbus band called Soul Monsters that knew how to make folks dance, and had the musical chops to back it up. They weren't a one trick pony. Unfortunately, they broke up last year. Skyline Hotel, I think, represent what an evolution of that band might have ...