I’ve thought about writing this post for quite some time now, but never really sat down and did it until now. After about 10 years of writing about music, and music in the Cincinnati area, ENS is done.
We said what we wanted to say, now it’s someone else’s turn.
A big thank you to Brian Bruemmer for pinch hitting for Keith this year during MPMF. Here are some of our favorite shots Brian took on Thursday night.
If you’ve made it this far, congratulations! Reward yourself with some well-deserved beers, day parties, (free) awesomeness at the MidPoint Midway, and a Holtman’s doughnut (or six). Gotta carb up because we still have a long day of music.
And for our final shameless plug, John (@terriblesounds), Joe (@eachnotesecure) and I (@cutelin) …
The Happy Maladies
Saturday, September 28th @ 10:30pm
As if I had to tell you to check out The Happy Maladies . . . If for some reason there’s any doubt in your mind: yes, you should see them.
For those who haven’t yet had the pleasure, Cincinnati’s The Happy …
Thursday, September 26th @ 11:45 pm
If you like your surf-rock California-fried, you’re probably already planning on catching Bleached at MidPoint this year. If you haven’t heard of them yet, you should take a listen to their excellent debut album, Ride Your Heart. Lots of folks said it was the …
Friday, September 27th @ 9:15pm
For everyone who’s complained that MidPoint underrepresented hip hop in their previous lineups [I've been a part of that group from time to time], the festival organizers scored The Natives this year. This Cincinnati rap collective absolutely oozes style and polish, with confident rhyming …
We have always been a big supporter of the expansion of the MidPoint Music Festival. The things that take place each evening are amazing, but extending the offerings into the afternoons leading up to those highlights only makes the festival more attractive. That’s why we put on a day party …
Blue Wisp Jazz Club
Thursday, September 26th @ 9:30pm
I’ll admit, I’m a pure novice when it comes to jazz. I can hear fwd:’s jazz influences, which they fuse with rock jazz influences, which they fuse with rock noodling and hip-hop beats. However, any serious commentary I could make about the …
Contemporary Arts Center
Saturday, September 28th @ 10:15 pm
Clearly, we at Each Note Secure enjoy ADM. He’s shown up recently in a Cheese Coney Review. But in case you haven’t heard, yes, you should go see ADM at MPMF. Not just because his songs are really good, as evidenced by his …
ENS photographer Keith Klenowski was on hand last night as Sigur Ros wowed attendees at PNC Pavilion here in Cincinnati. Here are a few of his photos from the show.