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Combining passionate songwriting and storytelling with soulful guitar licks and sensible grooves, ‘Rustbelt Renaissance’ is the newest album slated for release by Minster, Ohio natives, The Typical Johnsons, and this one should definitely be on your summer playlist of cool, new music!


As ‘Rustbelt Renaissance’ unfolds in your mind and really starts to sink in, you’ll be intrigued and inspired by the journey it takes you on!  Ranging from rowdy, roadtrip-worthy, heavy hitters like Genesis, Bear, and Have Heart to melodic, softer tunes like Saint Jennifer and the acoustic track Another Night Without You & Me”,  there’s a cool mix of Folk, Americana and Rock vibes on this album, layered with loads of attitude, harmony, relatable experiences, and emotional depth.   (more…)

15442361_643640449130575_1124652700580521978_nThe highly-anticipated new album, Missing Chapters, by Winchester Gray is set to be officially released this Friday at Oscar’s Bar in Vandalia, and folks had better clear their schedules for a night of musical delights!

 

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fall2016tourIf you’re ready for a powerful and emotional album about heartache and love, ‘Taken The Wrong Side,’ by Dayton native and singer-songwriter, Wheatley Matthews, is the album you can’t afford to miss!

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Ready to deliver a fantastic evening of your favorite classic rock hits,
The Roadhouse Mafia is the answer to your live entertainment needs!  

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Jeremy and Lynne featuring the Typical Johnsons - The Sailor and the Siren

‘The Sailor & The Siren’ is the brand new album by singer-songwriter duo, Jeremy & Lynne!  It’s their first release featuring their band, The Typical Johnsons, and includes three new tunes as well as three previously released favorites revamped with the band’s signature sound AND two bonus tracks!

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by Mike Emmons

Dayton Underground Series Part 3 - ThunderTaker-0229

ThunderTaker is (from left to right): Ryan Palcic (guitar), Craig Bishop (drums), Parisa Samavati (vocals), Kainan Shank (bass).

Dayton, Ohio has a long list of “must see” bands.  A relatively new arrival to that list is ThunderTaker.  Though formed just a little over a year ago, they have already made their mark on the Dayton music scene and have a long and promising career ahead!
This band is the complete package!

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13346895_564583110391296_139164524013798081_nIt was spring of 2015, at Sideshow X, when I first heard the friendly, sweet voice of local singer-songwriter, Kyleen Downes, and now, coming up in July 2016, she’s preparing for the release of her highly-anticipated debut album, ‘Maybe Sometimes’! 

Her voice floated above the crowds on that day and found its way into my brain like a cool breeze, and since that show, I’ve had the pleasure of seeing her perform a number of times and watched her grow as a performer and artist!

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By Julijana Capone CALGARY — After a four-year reunion run featuring the ‘classic-era Guided By Voices lineup,’ the on-again-off-again lo-fi titans called it quits once again in 2014, then resurfac…

Source: Lo-fi indie-rock titans Guided By Voices reform with new blood | BeatRoute Magazine

It’s been 11 years since Shrug’s last album, “Whole Hog for the Macho Jesus,” so forgive the local rockers for making a big deal about the long-awaited full-length, “Age of Ashes.

Source: Shrug band Dayton: New album Age of Ashes | www.dayton.com

The drummer of popular Dayton indie band Good English has responded to criticism of her defense of Brock Turner.

Source: Good English band member responds to criticism of Turner defense | www.dayton.com