Monolithic Cloud Parade

Monolithic Cloud Parade

Most bands form and then struggle to find a name that suits its sound and attitude. Corey Fry had the name of his band before he had a band. In fact, he didn’t yet know how to play guitar or write a…

Gaby Moreno

Gaby Moreno

"My mom bought me this really cheap nylon string guitar when I was 14, and somehow I started figuring out Jimi Hendrix songs with it." Unabashed yet humble, her answer to a common question reveals Gaby Moreno in a nutshell. Immensely talented with…

You, You're Awesome

You, You're Awesome

Synth Pop wasn’t always boring, droning dance beats blipped out in predictably head-nodding patterns. Once upon a time, it was made by honest-to-God humans, playing keys and samples with a freewheeling giddiness and drums with a visceral and sloppy abandon. You, You’re…

Dead Beats

Dead Beats

Dead Beats couldn’t be any more broadly influenced if they claimed Dvorak and Death Metal as inspirations. The Indy quintet draws equally on Tin Pan Alley Pop like Harry Nilsson and The Kinks, populist Rock like The Beach Boys and ELO and left-fielders…

Wussy

Wussy

The future just keeps getting shades brighter for Wussy. Over the past year and a half, the foursome put out its eponymous third album (to a four-star Rolling Stone review), saw its first two albums make an appearance on Robert Christgau’s “Albums of the…

Eric Tepe Band

Eric Tepe Band

Eric Tepe Band is an up-and-coming group out of Cincinnati, OH. Behind the voice and vision of front man Eric Tepe this super versatile band is working hard to remove the “up-and-coming”!

Over the past 8 years, Eric has dumped heart…

Shonen Knife

Shonen Knife

When Shonen Knife roared out of Osaka, Japan, Ronald Reagan was in the first year of his first term, The Ramones were just four years into their world domination plan and the Pop pixies of Puffy Ami Yumi were 8 and 6, respectively.…

No No Knots

No No Knots

No No Knots is an electropop band out of Cincinnati, Ohio whose eccentric arrangements, glitched out synths and turbulent rhythms combine with the members' Conservatory training combine to create a sound described as "simultaneously space-age and Classical."

No No…

Fists of Love

Fists of Love

Fists of Love play and record against the post-industrial backdrop of Cincinnati's Mill Creek Valley. Conceived by songwriters Donna Jay Rubin (Snake Punching Contest) and Chris Schadler (Fairmount Girls) upon Rubin's return from the west coast, the band began as a 3-piece…