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Recent Vintage

It’s the common mistake to classify pop music as boy band/Disney princess detritus. Music scholars have always been inconsistent in the way they’ve metered out characteristics for the broad genre. While we may associate the…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

Big Break(er)

Discovering your destiny can be as simple as looking for the signs. While scanning the horizon of Westerville near Maxtown Road, Josh Gandee’s eyes happened to fall upon a “Truck Route to Broadway” road sign,…

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Sound Opinions

Mozart. The Sound of Music. The Doppler Effect. Music and sound are inseparable from the city of Salzburg, Austria, the hometown of David Danzmayr, Music Director for ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, who grew up with a…

Photos by Chris Casella
Photos by Chris Casella

Columbuzz: The Pools

In much the same way musicians from the High Street guard of the ’90s—guys like Jim Shepard, Mike Rep, and Ron House—influenced the mid-’00s boom that included the bulk of Columbus Discount Records’ roster and…

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Punk’s Not Passed

It was Black Flag squatting in a dilapidated church. Darby Crash muttering his classic “puzzled panther” musings. A coked-up Ozzy cooking an egg, or the infamous scene of W.A.S.P. guitarist Chris Holmes chugging straight vodka from his swimming pool…

Photo by Danielle Petrosa
Photo by Danielle Petrosa

Totally Wired

So what about punk these days? “It’s so weird and diluted,” Nervosas drummer Nick Schuld says from the porch of the “Sunglasses Hut,” Schuld’s nicknamed home that doubles as the band’s practice space and studio….

Photo by Chris Conti
Photo by Chris Conti

Guardian Angels

The Haynes Boys didn’t want to dig. In conversation a few years back, bassist Aaron Rice, guitarist Phillip Park, and drummer Jovan Karcic thought it might be a good idea to resurrect the band’s one…

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Digisaurus

When Digisaurus launches its first live set this month, they won’t need chrome robot suits or inflated mouse heads, fancy haircuts or projected cartoon versions of themselves to whip up the crowd. In Columbus at…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

The American Jobs

The American Jobs do not make party music, though one could imagine the band’s work being the Muzak piped through the Klingon-HiFi at an off-season Siberian opium den. What they do is dense, but not…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

Jacoti Sommes

In preparation for meeting with Jacoti Sommes, I begged him to share a preview of his latest creation. A few days later my inbox was graced with Ubermensch, an indefinable mesh of otherworldly  sounds, textures,…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

Cherry Chrome

In the bitingly loquacious “Once & Twice,” Cherry Chrome’s lead singer and songwriter, Xenia Bleveans-Holm, says a lot of things a sophomore in high school shouldn’t be saying, if only for lack of the life…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

LIVE MUSIC MANIA

SPOON JUNE 12, NEWPORT The boys have been at it for over two decades, crafting quirky but catchy indie rock and pop songs since 1993. Drummer Jim Eno and singer Britt Daniel have powered the…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

Without a word

Though they emit some geometrical tendencies, The End of the Ocean does not play math-rock. But in order to introduce them, a little arithmetic is necessary. According to the popular streaming music service Spotify, for…

Photo by Ryan Miller
Photo by Ryan Miller

Here comes the Boom (Box)

Sometime back in 2007, a smoke machine started pumping in the back of Skully’s Music-Diner. The opening melody to Rod Stewart’s “Do Ya Think I’m Sexy?” began to weave itself through the audience. Behind the…

Photo by Chris Casella
Photo by Chris Casella

The Man-Machine

If there is a contention among those in the underground that rock is indeed dead, then said theory would dictate that the possibilities available for electronic artists—or anyone off-format—are currently infinite. It was once hard…

Photo by Maria Levitov
Photo by Maria Levitov

Going it alone

In Columbus there’s no lack of hubris when it comes to wide-eyed musicians starting bands, playing shows, and gassing up the tour van. Our music scene is defined and dominated by bands of all stripes….

Photo by Jay Brown/JFOTOMAN
Photo by Jay Brown/JFOTOMAN

No Grand Plans

A lot has changed since 1992. People bought CDs then, lots of them. Nirvana was the biggest musical act in the world. People read album reviews in Rolling Stone and Spin magazines. The Internet, for all…

Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard
Photo by Megan Leigh Barnard

Guided by Voices

When we first started, we instantly wanted to hit the fast-forward button and make a record,” says Blake Skidmore of the humble, somewhat green, folk-rock endeavors of Old Hundred back in 2009. “That record came…

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Power Suit

After leaving his well-paying graphic design job, Shaw and his brothers continued to play in their family band, followed by the Andy Shaw Band, and now the two-years-in-the-making Topher James and the Biscuit Brigade (TJBB),…

Photo by Greg Bartram
Photo by Greg Bartram

Back From the Dead

Bo Biafra, the lead singer of Dead Schembechlers (the esteemed anti-Michigan punk band), disappeared in fall 2012 in what most people feared was an act of kidnapping carried out by the fictitious (?) New Wolverine…

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