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Photos and review: Pinegrove at Park Street Saloon [Columbus OH]

Photos and review by Michael Buchsieb Pinegrove came through Columbus this past Tuesday, and the indie rock band out of Montclair New Jersey performed a wonderful show. The night started off with Adjy, an indie alternative band that was very charismatic and lively throughout their performance. ...

ALBVS-BEAUTIFUL/CHAOS

Let’s get this out of the way now, this is me out of my comfort zone. While I have done a few other reviews that were as well, this is way out of my comfort zone. As I don’t tend to listen to pop or electronic music. So what in tarnation am I doing reviewing an electro-pop act? Well, I will tell you ...

Sri Lanka’s A Village in Despair wreaks havoc on self titled EP

How many times have you heard "black metal" and "Sri Lanka" in the same sentence. Have you ever? Now you have, and you can thank the band A Village In Despair for that opportunity. I normally write about indie pop and alternative releases on here so tackling a black metal band from a part of the ...

Is Arcade Fire’s “Everything Now” self-indulgent on purpose?

It's been interesting following the saga of the rollout of Arcade Fire's new LP, aptly titled Everything Now. An ad campaign lampooning capitalism (ironic, given how much a band of Arcade Fire's size and stature benefits from capitalism), a review satirizing Stereogum's Premature Evaluation review ...

SOPHOMORE SLUMP FEST PREVIEW: RIVIERA

Riviera is a four piece rock band from Morgantown, WV that is starting to pick up momentum, as they have already conquered their hometown and that region. It’s only a matter of time before others know the name Riviera. Sophomore Slump Fest is just another stepping stone on their way to the ...

Festival Recap + Photo Gallery : Vans Warped Tour

Words by Ray Cobra, Photos by Samantha Skapin In my life, there are certain things I look forward to throughout the year. In the winter, I look forward to the start of festival line-up announcements, in the Spring I look forward to the start of baseball and soccer seasons, and in the fall I look ...

that song sounds like… [single reviews]

Reviews by Ryan Getz / Sam Tinnesz photo credit to Sean Hagwell Sam Tinnesz - "Legends Are Made": This song sounds like it was tailor made for a summer blockbuster film. Perhaps a coming of age film, or better yet a superhero film. A superhero that comes of age? In any case, I'm pretty dang stoked ...