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Big concrete structure with roundedness to the buildings and one big triangular side
01 August 2018

It’s a hot day in July and I’m driving into Cleveland, Ohio. I’ll be staying at some nameless and faceless motel in the big-box suburbs, out there with the...

Dark blue themed art with a guy sitting up in bed and the words Sussman Can't Sleep and We don't dream, we worry
04 July 2018

There is a restaurant in Las Vegas called the Lotus of Siam. It’s a pretty unassuming place, and until recently was actually located in a strip mall....

Four guy onstage playing guitars, harmonica and singing wearing cowboy type of clothes
08 June 2018

This is a music story that begins, oddly enough, in a courtroom at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Cincinnati, Ohio. Around a...

Square album cover with a swirly arty design with blue at top, white in the middle and peach color at bottom
25 April 2018

Matt Monta has long been one of Columbus’ best musicians and writers. On April 27, 2018 he will be releasing “Restless Disposition,” his long-awaited follow...

Black background with words Hellroys with fire coming out of the word Hell and under that the words Dumb Country noise and remastered in parentheses
04 January 2018

December turned out to be a rough month for me in terms of getting out to see some shows. I guess I just picked up the holiday laziness. So on Christmas Eve...

Four photos of men in band put together in one block, top left a white man with a brown beard playing a guitar and signing, top right a black man in a hat and goatee with plaid shirt and brown jacket leaning away from a mic while singing, bottom left a white man with grayish hair mouth wide open at mic and bottom right a bald man playing a guitar at a mic
06 December 2017

On November 26, 1976, legendary Canadian-American rock group The Band performed their final concert at the Winterland Ballroom in San...

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