You may recall certain pundits proclaiming that books were dead – and by “books” we mean the actual three-dimensional objects with a spine and a cover and actual pages as opposed to words that appear on a computer screen. Turns out lots of people – way more than predicted, and not just the old-timey traditionalists […]
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My theme this week is records, which are coming back with a vengeance, as the 1st Annual Northside Record Fair indicates. In 2007 sales of new LPs dipped to below a million, but by 2009 sales jumped to 2.5 million, and the number climbed to 3.9 million in 2011—and that’s just for LPs that have […]
At 9 pm tonight (Monday, August 6) cellist, vocalist and songwriter Ian Cooke will be performing what has been billed as cello prog pop at Sitwell’s Coffeehouse on Ludlow Avenue. Based in Denver, Ian is gigging around the country, and here we have yet another itinerant musician who somehow discovered that because it’s centrally located […]
Although Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band has released several albums, they seem to be getting more attention lately. I’ve been hearing them on WNKU, and they recently performed at Cincinnati’s first-ever Bunbury Festival. This Monday, August 6, they’ll be performing an in-store at Shake-It Records in Northside at 7 pm. This “big damn band” is […]
At seven pm tonight (July 30) at Shake-It Records in Northside a Georgia-based band called Ponderosa will be performing an in-house. Interestingly, Ponderosa isn’t playing in Cincinnati later that same night; they’re simply excited about their new album, Pool Party, and they’re eager to spread the word about it.