Live Music Review: Bear’s Den + PHOTOS

Click through here for more photos! In what might have been the most exciting “chill” concert I’ve ever been to, Bear’s Den and Gill Landry performed a spectacular show at the Newport Music Hall last night. Landry, a country-sounding singer-songwriter from Louisiana, had a simple set – with a sole spotlight and only his acoustic … More Live Music Review: Bear’s Den + PHOTOS

Live Music Review: Brahms v. Radiohead

When you think of Radiohead’s classic alt-rock album OK Computer, what’s the first thing that pops into your head? I doubt it’s Johannes Brahms’s First Symphony. Oddly enough, they work well together, as proven by Steve Hackman’s “Brahms v. Radiohead”, which we saw at the Columbus Symphony last night. In the first half, the orchestra played … More Live Music Review: Brahms v. Radiohead

Album Review: In Our Bones – Against The Current

I’m always into new and exciting pop-punk, especially when there are daring females involved. Against The Current, with badass-yet-still-adorable lead vocalist Chrissy Costanza, fits this description to a T. In Our Bones, their latest (and debut full-length), is classified as pop-rock, but every song has a little bit of a punk twist. Too often, vocalists can … More Album Review: In Our Bones – Against The Current

EP Review: You Know Who You Are – Ryan Chernin

  Classic rock with a bit of a country twang, Ryan Chernin presents his debut EP, You Know Who You Are, out January 13. The EP has been described as “a sultry collection of songs about life, love and loss”, and I can’t say I disagree.  Sounding easy and almost effortless, Chernin’s voice is smooth and sweet … More EP Review: You Know Who You Are – Ryan Chernin