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…

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…

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…

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…

Album Review: Pixies – Beneath the Eyrie

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [BMG/Infectious; 2019] Rating: 6/10  Key tracks: “St. Nazaire”, “Daniel Boone” Google your favorite band and the term “Pixies.” Chances are, you’ll find the artist of your fancy singing praise to the eyeball-slicing indie legends. Their story and discography are permanently canonized in the stones of alt-rock history, and just about everyone…

Sharon Van Etten announces short film “Departure,” to be released on Amazon Music

By Abby Jeffers, News Editor [Photo courtesy of Ryan Pfluger/Sharonvanetten.com] Indie singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten announced Monday that “Departure,” a new short film about her life and recent move from New York City, will be released on Amazon Music on Thursday, September 26.  Read more: Album Review: Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow “Departure”…