John Crowell brings us the latest batch of Cheese Coney album reviews!
3 out of 5
Although we’re all probably looking back at their work with rose-colored glasses, I think we can all agree that No Age have never been the most consistent band in the world. Their …
“Vacation pick at punk and surf rhythms, but Candy Waves is skittering noise pop shed of any pretenses. Lyrics aren’t muddled in metaphors or abstractions, but are rather self-depreciating and attuned to the immediacy of the fever-dream drums throttles.” – Consequence of Sound
Vacation LP Release Show w/ Potty Mouth
Cincinnati noise pop trio Vacation are celebrating …
This year, ENS covered Bunbury as a full team. John, Caitlin and Joe attended the festival and Keith chipped in with some amazing photos. Here are our collective thoughts.
Friday and Saturday
More than anything, I’m glad Cincinnati has a Bunbury festival. I can point out and nitpick things that could have …
Each Note Secure will be back at Bunbury this year, so fellow ENS contributor John Crowell and I put together our picks for the festival. Enjoy.
But first, here’s what you need to know about Bunbury:
Full schedule here
Buy tickets here (One-day passes $65 / Three-day passes: $130 / VIP passes sold out)
Festival gates open …
4.5 / 5
I mean, you always knew this was going to be awesome, right? How could it not be? Kanye West has gotten so far past the whole “emperor’s new clothes” analogy . . . if he walked down the street naked he would CREATE beautiful clothes as …
Saturday, July 12, Main Stage @ 2:45 pm
“A big, multifaceted, tower-of-power sound” and “inspired by the independent spirit of 90s grunge, Empires’ music takes the urgency and emotion of that era and reboots it for a new generation.” – Rolling Stone
I fell in love with Empires when they played MOTR last July. …
Night Terrors of 1927
Sunday, July 14th, Rockstar Stage @ 6:00 pm
“[. . .] plenty of sing-along-ability, which will no doubt be a nice lead in to this weekend [. . .] I’m sensing a theme here and it seems like these guys are pretty apocalyptic, all the more reason …
Friday, July 12, Lawn @ 4:15 pm
“Louisville, Kentucky rock outfit, Old Baby, follow in the steps of classic, guitar-heavy rock, the kind that you picture brewing for hours in some smoke-filled basement, a jam session that is so good it never ends.” – Speak Into My Good Eye
Old Baby …
Our thanks to ENS friend and contributor Meredith Melragon for providing this recap of the Nelsonville Music Festival.
There are big festivals and concerts that deliver exactly what you expect, enormous crowds battling the weather to watch the video projection of the action on stage. Smart festival folks are …
Saturday, July 12th, River Stage @ 2:00 pm
”With influences that range from 80s hip-hop to punk rock to world-dance with psychedelic backdrops, Beat Club has become its own self-assured musical conglomerate.” – The Satellite
Beat Club have been playing for a couple years now but have only started establishing a …