Entries for September, 2013

You Indie Feature: Kurt Vile

(Editor’s Note: I originally did this interview for Issue 35 of Ghettoblaster Magazine.  It was the cover story.  Get it while it is still on shelves.) It is widely accepted that discussions of religion and politics should be avoided in polite conversation.  But, most of us are still probably acquainted with someone, likely via Facebook, [...]

Shred Then Shred: Landon Tewers of The Plot In You

Findlay, Ohio metalcore band The Plot In You released their latest LP, Could You Watch Your Children Burn? On January 15 via Rise Records and immediately began a tour cycle for the record.  Between long drives and packed shows, some in the band manage their downtime with a little street skating.  In fact, vocalist Landon [...]

Circle Takes The Square announce tour with B. Dolan (2013)

Circle Takes The Square have announced a headlining tour with support from B. Dolan. Dates are below. Date City Venue Support Oct 28, 2013 Canton, OH The Auricle Oct 29, 2013 Louisville, KY Haymarket matinee, all ages Oct 29, 2013 Louisville, KY Haymarket evening, 21+ Oct 30, 2013 Nashville, TN Owl Farm Oct 31, 2013 [...]

Felled Trees premiere “Get Me” (Dinosaur Jr. cover)

All-star collaboration band FELLED TREES have premiered their first single “Get Me” at RollingStone.com – from the front-to-back Dinosaur Jr. cover album of the early ’90s rock staple Where You Been, titled Where We Been. The band – originally birthed by Garrett Klahn (Texas is the Reason) and Sergie Loobkoff (Samiam, Solea, Knapsack) – will [...]

Expire announces tour with Take Offense, Fire and Ice, Bent Life (2013)

Two weeks after their tour with Senses Fail, Expire will headline their own tour with support from Take Offense, Fire and Ice, and Bent Life.  Dates are below. Date City Venue Support November 22, 2013 Chicago, IL Q Bar Take Offense, Bent Life, Cross Me November 23, 2013 Cincinnati, OH Legends Take Offense, Bent Life, [...]

Happening release video for “Lacks”

A few weeks after releasing two EPs (Birth and Wild Vision), Happening has just unleashed its brand new official music video for the song “Lacks”, directed by David Malacrida and available right now on the tube. Happening is influenced by bands like Thrice or Karnivool, as well as La Dispute and Touche Amore. Both EPs are available right [...]

Shred Then Shred: Poppy of The Story Changes

(Editor’s note: Shred Then Shred is a brand, spankin’ new You Indie feature where we discuss skating with members of our favorite bands.  We hope you enjoy reading these features as much as we do.) The Story Changes are no newcomers to the music scene.  This Summer they released Static and Trembling, their third full-length [...]

Shred Then Shred: Sam Trapkin of Diamond Youth

(Editor’s note: Shred Then Shred is a brand, spankin’ new You Indie feature where we discuss skating with members of our favorite bands.  We hope you enjoy reading these features as much as we do.) The members of Diamond Youth share a common back catalogue of bands who have inspired and defined their developing years [...]

Attention Cincinnati: Mixtapes to play rare hometown show today

Curse, Peeple Watchin, Decide Today, and Mixtapes will play in Cincinnati today.  The show is at 7:00pm at 1562 Glen Parker in Cincy.

Andrew W.K. to release The Party Bible via Simon & Schuster

Andrew W.K. announced today that his first book about partying, The Party Bible, will be published by Simon & Schuster. The announcement, first broken on The A.V. Club, is accompanied by a video of the “Party Hard” rock icon’s physical and mental preparation for this literary task. VIDEO LINK HERE: http://www.avclub.com/articles/andrew-wk-is-writing-his-party-bible,103358/ “The Party Bible will [...]