Fang Island

Fang Island

The Rhode Island School of Design may be as well known for it’s cool art-rock bands as it is for it’s artists. Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Les Savvy Fav, Six Finger Satellite, and a little group called The Talking Heads all got…

Early-bird tix on sale

...   for limited time at MidPoint Indie Summer.

MidPoint Music Festival is only four months away, but there is good reason to buy your ticket now. Organizers are making a limited quantity of full-access tickets available at a steep discount…

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists

Ted Leo and the Pharmacists are an American rock band formed in 1999 in Washington, D.C. They have released six full-length studio albums and have toured internationally. The group's lineup has fluctuated, with singer/guitarist Ted Leo…

Tom Tom Club

Tom Tom Club

Tom Tom Club was formed in 1980 by husband and wife team Tina Weymouth and Chris Franz. Originally established as a side project from their other band, Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club comprised a loose aggregation of sound engineers and…

Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks

Van Dyke Parks’ résumé reads like a survey of American entertainment in the second half of the 20th century: He was a child actor with a recurring role on The Honeymooners, a session musician for such ’60s legends as The…

Welcome to MPMF 10

Greetings and welcome to the ninth year of Cincinnati’s MidPoint Music Festival!

Three years ago when CityBeat, Cincinnati’s alternative newsweekly, decided to pick up the mantle of MidPoint, we knew we needed a partner who was invested in building our community as much…

Cults

Cults

Not that long ago (February?) Cults posted three songs to a sparse Bandcamp page. No long-winded bios. No extensive list of who they've played with. Nothing, really, revealing or promotional. They've become an Internet sensation practically over night. Their catchy…

Clare and the Reasons

Clare and the Reasons

Clare Muldaur, the daughter of folk-blues guitarist Geoff Muldaur, established herself as an idiosyncratic indie pop songwriter before officially joining forces with the Reasons, which include her husband, Olivier Manchon. The band's 2007 debut, The Movie, featured…

Caribou

Caribou is the brainchild of Dan Snaith, a Canadian from small-town Ontario, Canada, now based in England. He has been a leading figure in electronic music for the past decade. A mathematics scholar and an ingenious multi-instrumentalist, he surprised critics…