Posts Tagged ‘Rock’

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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After more than 23, 250 votes were cast in Round 1, we are proud to  present you the official results for Round 1 of the 2016 Best of Dayton Underground contest!

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img_24481Let’s face it! The person behind the sound board can make or break your album, not to mention your bank, so getting to know the engineer and/or producer you’re going to work with, in advance, is crucial  to coming away with a great recording!
Before my band went to Popside Recording earlier this year, I had already checked out Micah Carli’s recordings, talked to friends, and learned that he’d been around the world and had earned a lot of experience touring with the band Hawthorne Heights.
As I began to learn more about his experiences in music though, it became clear to me that it wasn’t just  his experience with the band that makes him one of the hottest  engineers to record with right now.  
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album-artThe second show in our Dayton Underground Series took place at WO Wrights in Beavercreek on Friday, April 15th!

If you missed this one, it was our Roots showcase featuring local acts TRUK, Jamie Suttle, and Jericho Thyme, and it was another packed house and fantastic evening!

Check out our video recap and pics and go grab your FREE 6-track download from the artists!
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CaptureThe Gangsta Rabbi has been at it again and is now releasing an amazing, 27th studio album, an all new remix of The Who’s first rock opera, ‘Tommy’.  This twenty-track beast of an album was a monster to cover, but The Gangsta Rabbi does it with all of his trademark distortion, horns, and twisted angst!

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BMHProfileWe got our hands on two killer tracks this week from Boston-based alternative rockers, Blue Moon Harem, and we can safely say that “Lie” and “Finland” are gonna’ rock your world with a feast of gritty guitar riffs, dynamic melodies, rippin’ leads, and heartbeats that will get you pumped to the core!

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March 2016 will be the unofficial, 3rd anniversary of Music Connection Dayton, and we’re marking that occasion by partnering with local musicians, artists, and businesses to kick off a new monthly showcase called The Dayton Underground Series!  

Each of these themed events which will feature some of the most talented and hard-working musicians and bands from in and around the Dayton area, and we’ll be rotating locations to bring you shows at some the hottest spots to catch local music in our region!

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Justin_Willis_nothingbetter_cover_art Blazing a trail of powerful songwriting from the UK to the US and beyond, emerging rock artist, Justin Willis, has just released a lovely, new single called “Nothing Better” on Star 1 Records!

Bringing together power and sweetness reminiscent of major artists like U2 and Coldplay, “Nothing Better” is a mainstream dream!  (more…)

      

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