Trying announce new EP, release single “That is Not Your Dirt”

By Mason Kereliuk, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Sierra Mollenkopf/Trying] Columbus indie-pop band Trying released a new single titled “That Is Not Your Dirt” on Tuesday, October 15. Built off of squelching guitars and propelled by jangly percussion, the song is the first track to be released from the band’s forthcoming EP, I Just Can’t Feel The…

Radiohead’s Thom Yorke announces 2020 extension of Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes tour

By Lauren Patterson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Thom Yorke, alternative musician and Radiohead frontman and songwriter, announced an extension of his Tomorrow’s Modern Boxes tour on Monday, October 14, adding dates in Europe in 2020. Both the original set of dates and new shows were announced on Radiohead’s Twitter page. Read more: Kristin Hersh…

Kristin Hersh to tour alongside the Pixies following four solo shows

By Jack Knudson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Kristin Hersh] Kristin Hersh, musician and member of alternative rock bands Throwing Muses and 50FOOTWAVE, will soon embark on a new tour involving four solo shows and six dates with the Pixies.  Read More: EarthGang to perform in Columbus on October 23 on EarthGang – Welcome To Mirrorland…

POWER TRIP announce the return of Evil Beat Vol. 2

By Kwase Lane, Staff Writer [Photo courtesy of POWER TRIP] Texas metal band POWER TRIP’s Evil Beat festival is set to make its return on January 11, 2020 in Dallas, Texas, at the South Side Ballroom. Read More: EarthGang to perform in Columbus on October 23 on EarthGang – Welcome To Mirrorland Tour The 2020…

Americana band Foghorn Stringband set to perform November 14

By Mason Kereliuk, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Foghorn Stringband/Stuart’s Opera House] Old-time Americana band Foghorn Stringband has announced a special concert at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville on Thursday, November 14. The show is a “backstage” show, during which audience members will be allowed to sit on the stage while the band performs to provide…

Columbus natives The Cordial Sins release new single “You Are A Weight”

By Lauren Patterson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Ori Segev/The Cordial Sins] Columbus natives The Cordial Sins released their latest single “You Are A Weight” on Friday, October 4, ensuring the indie rock group remains an active presence in the local music scene.  Read more: Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien releases first solo work According to The…

Q&A: Bat House

By Liz Partsch, Contributor [Photo by Harley Wince, Visual Media Director] Q&A with Shane Blank and Emmet Hayes of Massachusetts-based “neo-punkadelica” outfit Bat House. How did the band form?  SHANE: We met in school. So the four of us are all from different places in the country. I’m from Florida, Emmet here is from California…

Q&A: Inoculous

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo by Harley Wince, Visual Media Director] Q&A with bassist Jake Evans, drummer Bryan Sheets, and guitarist and creative force Demetri Wolfe of Athens math-rock trio Inoculous. You guys played this same venue last weekend—does that contribute to a sense of comfort or familiarity? DEMETRI: It’s a good time, you know….

Album Review: SeeYouSpaceCowboy – The Correlation Between Entrance and Exit Wounds

By Marvin Dotiyal, Features Editor [Pure Noise; 2019] Rating: 8/10 Key tracks: “With High Hopes and Clipped Wings”, “Late December”, “Put on a Show, Don’t Let Them See You Fall” SeeYouSpaceCowboy came out swinging earlier this year with Songs For The Firing Squad—an intoxicating compilation of their past songs that manifested their self-dubbed, “sasscore” trademark….

Dad Rock Bi-Weekly: Beach Boys – Pet Sounds

By Jessica Jones, Copy Editor  [Capitol Records; 1966] Original Release Date: May 16th, 1966 In the spring of 1966, The Beach Boys debuted the “most progressive pop album ever” Pet Sounds, which was at the time a wildly experimental album that influenced generations of music to come. With two instrumental tracks, four songs reaching the…