Cincinnati

An Interview with Kevin Osborne

News Editor of CityBeat

Shawn Braley

I think I’ve adapted pretty well. I will say that the first year I worked for CityBeat, because it’s a slightly different type of journalism, was an adjustment because when you work at old school daily newspapers, there’s a style of writing involved.

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Diamonn Gurr

Evan Wallis

The mystery surrounding Diamonn Gurr and her debut show at Mayday on Friday created hype around a musical act whose songs have never been heard.

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Clifton Heights Music Festival 3

Evan Wallis

With 50 bands this is only a glimpse into the festival like atmosphere that was created over the weekend.

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Frontier Folk Nebraska

Jonathan Goolsby

It’s cold in Hamilton, Ohio. Really cold. Frontier Folk Nebraska has just wrapped a show at DIY venue, née record store, Galaxy CDs. And we’re hungry. Well, I’m hungry. They seem more thirsty. The local “German” bar, wall-mounted Imperial Kriegsmarine ensign aside, has nary a smirch of gemütlichkeit. We settle on Steaky Shake for the post-gig interview. The waitress has to fill our community bottle. Like, fifty college kids just left, she bemoans; they ate all the ketchup.

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New Left Media

Shawn Braley

An interview with Chase Whiteside and Erick Stoll.

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Midpoint Music Festival

Shawn Braley

Driving home that night, I was glad to have “endured” the festival. I was glad to have had the time with my wife, both in our creative element, and although it was tiring, walking around a city for an entire weekend, helped us grow together like going to the movies or doing things around the house just don’t do. Why don’t we try to simply live, and experience life a little more?

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An Interview with Eat Sugar

Sidney Hilley

After a round of drinks, Eat Sugar educated me with the philosophy and paradoxes of the music industry as well as the monotony of bars with lethal after show foam parties.

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Walk the Moon

Evan Wallis

This band has gone through recent personal changes, but with a new album and a stage presence like they had at the Mockebee there is no glaring reason to think this band doesn’t have a bright future.

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Broken Circles Records

Shawn Braley

Not to get preachy, but as technology takes over more and more of our art, we lose the relationship we once had with it. We are in the age of the digital because we are in the age of A.D.D. We have shorter attention spans and less time. The idea of taking time out of our day to focus on listening kills most people.

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