Anyone who didn’t attend this IngenuityFest Sept. 14-16 possibly missed the best party Cleveland had to offer this year. The celebration of music, art and technology, hosted at Warehouse 30 & 32 on the downtown docks in the shadows of Cleveland Brown’s Stadium and the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, boasted more than 50 … Read more
The fourth-annual Kent Blues Fest is almost upon us, just one month away, and promising another Friday chock-full of incredible blues acts, in addition to Southside Johnny & The Ashbury Dukes headlining an already sold-out Kent Stage show the next day. Free blues friday is set for June 21, leading off with Blue Lunch in … Read more
Our video of EOTO’s April 25 Kent Stage performance is finally done! Check it out! I highly recommend you watch and listen with some headphones or decent speakers. No laptop speakers allowed for bass-driven music. You can read the show review here, too.
Anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for both electronic and soul music, and Pretty Lights is a perfect combo of the two. Derek Vincent Smith, the man behind the Pretty Lights moniker, is gearing up to release the first original-sample based Pretty Lights album, which should be interesting to hear since soul samples … Read more
That’s right, Bassnectar just dropped a new mixtape for all you bassheads, and only a little more than a month after his last (and insane) release, Divergent Spectrum. On Bassnectar’s The Color Storm Remixtape, which clocks in at a little more than a half-hour long, he mashes some of his new material off Divergent Spectrum … Read more
Music sites and blogs are all buzzing over yesterday’s the alternative hip-hop group Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All (a.k.a. Odd Future or OFWGKTA) will have its own live-action Adult Swim show, called Loiter Squad, next year. The L.A.-based young rappers, frotned by Tyler the Creater (who recently won “Best New Artist” at the … Read more
The Zephyr in Kent hosted one hell of a Sunday service over Labor Day weekend. Kent’s thunderous stoner-metal group Octolope took stage again, this time opening up for Megachurch, an incredibly loud, tounge-in-cheek heavy rock band from Cleveland. It’s been a few days since, but I’m still in awe. For weeks before the show, Octolope frontman … Read more