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…

Radiohead guitarist Ed O’Brien releases first solo work

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Ed O’Brien, guitarist for legendary alternative outfit Radiohead, debuted a new song titled “Santa Teresa” on Friday, October 4. The track marks his first solo release, according to Pitchfork, and is accompanied by a psychedelic video, with visuals credited to ULTRAVIOLET.  Read more: Kim Shattuck, lead singer…

Kim Shattuck, lead singer of punk rock band The Muffs, dies

By Jack Knudson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Kim Shattuck, lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the American punk rock band The Muffs, died on October 2. The cause of death was amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also known as ALS, a disease she had battled for two years. Her husband, Kevin Sutherland, announced that she…

Folk band Loving releases single ahead of North American tour

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Ft Langley/Loving] Folk outfit Loving has released a new single entitled “Only She Knows.” The release of this single comes ahead of their North American tour.  Read more: Philadelphia singer-songwriter A Day Without Love announces tour and documentary Loving is made up of friends David Parry, Lucas Henderson…

What’s Going On: October 2019

By Liz Partsch, Contributor Witches, warlocks, vampires and great concerts: with spooky season just around the corner, these upcoming concerts around Athens will fill your Halloween with awesome live music. Who: Boy Jorts, Ready Aim Flowers, Electric Guitar When: October 3, 9 p.m. Where: The Union Boy Jorts is a local band described as a…

Chicago pop duo DRAMA sign to Ghostly International, release new single

By Liz Partsch, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Zoe Rain/DRAMA] Chicago dance-pop duo DRAMA released their new single “Hold On” on Monday, September 30, shortly after their recent signing to independent record label Ghostly International. The musical pair consists of producer Na’el Shehade and vocalist Via Rosa. Read more: Seattle country-rock band The Berries releases second album…