Live Review: Steadfast Festival proves a success

Every year, Columbus-run Steadfast Festival to provides the city with a new set of alternative pop and rock artists, both local and regional. Run by Tuned Up, a music publication here in Columbus, the festival and its founder Ryan Getz have always been on top of the indie pop game in the area, featuring artists … More Live Review: Steadfast Festival proves a success

EP Review: Twin Atomic – Spare a Thought EP

Akron alternative pop-rockers Twin Atomic show promise in their debut EP, which came out just a few months ago in September 2018. Though the band’s Spare A Thought EP is only five tracks, there is no shortage of music on the record: the shortest song is just over four minutes, whereas the longest clocks in at eight and … More EP Review: Twin Atomic – Spare a Thought EP

2017’s Top Fifteen

Happy new year! I know I’m not the only one thankful for a clean slate. 2017 was full of political, personal, and musical intensity; every week, there seemed to be something new and sensational. In my own life, I hit some of the lowest points I’ve ever hit as well as some of the highest, … More 2017’s Top Fifteen

Album Review: Never Happy, Ever After – As It Is

Having played every date on Warped Tour 2015, As It Is has a number of achievements already, despite having only been signed to Fearless Records in 2014. Interestingly enough, frontman Patty Walters was also a somewhat successful Youtuber during the band’s origin days, but announced an indefinite hiatus in 2014 in an attempt to focus … More Album Review: Never Happy, Ever After – As It Is

Album Review: Where’d Your Weekend Go? – The Mowgli’s

Named after a former band member’s dog, it comes as no surprise to anyone that The Mowgli’s’ music is as unconventional as their origin story. Blending rock and alternative pop, they’ve been ahead of the growing genre for as long as they have been releasing music. Their latest record, Where’d Your Weekend Go?, was released on … More Album Review: Where’d Your Weekend Go? – The Mowgli’s