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Sometimes The Bear Eats You Too: NMF13 Friday

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Highlights from Friday night of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival are here and ready for the listening! This episode features Catherine MacLellan, Leah Nairn, Michael Hurley, JD Hutchison, The Hiders, Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer, Nick Tolford & Company, William Tyler, Wooden…

Sometimes the Bear Eats You Too: NMF13 Thursday

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Sometimes The Bear Eats You Too returns with coverage of the 2013 Nelsonville Music Festival! Thursday focused heavily on Athens bands with performances by JJ Reed, Unmonumental, Chris Biester, Hex Net, Weedghost, D-Rays and Makebelieves! Out of towners Old Light…

Matt Presutti & Weedghost

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Last week, Matt Presutti (The Makebelieves, The Snails, Transmissions from Moonbase Alpha) earned his MFA in print making from the University of South Dakota in the lovely little town of Vermillion, SD. He kindly invited Aquabear Legionnaires Weedghost to provide…

Jason Molina (1973-2013)

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This weekend the world of music was saddened at the news of Jason Molina’s passing. Jason was an Ohioan (and fellow Lorainite) and was an amazing songwriter, musician, and human being making beautiful music throughout his life under his name…

REVIEW: Founding Fathers “Rapid Transit”

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Founding Fathers, “Rapid Transit” Snax, 2013 I’ve read a lot on the topic of increasingly non-geographical musical landscapes. Those days of 70′s, 80′s, or even 90′s scenes in cities across the country spawning great bands, venues, labels that shaped my…

REVIEW: Connections “Private Airplane”

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Connections, “Private Airplane” Anyway Records, 2013 Take a quick glance at the cover of Connections’ debut LP and you’ll surely notice a hot pink biplane soaring across an empty sky. It’s a seemingly calculated piece of iconography that links this…

Best of Ohio 2012: Part Five

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Aquabear is kicking off a brand new year-end tradition by asking some of the state’s best musicians and music related folks to share their favorite Ohio music finds and experiences of the year. Look for a whole bunch of these…

Best of Ohio 2012: Part Four

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Aquabear is kicking off a brand new year-end tradition by asking some of the state’s best musicians and music related folks to share their favorite Ohio music finds and experiences of the year. Look for a whole bunch of these…

Best of Ohio 2012: Part Three

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Aquabear is kicking off a brand new year-end tradition by asking some of the state’s best musicians and music related folks to share their favorite Ohio music finds and experiences of the year. Look for a whole bunch of these…

Best of Ohio 2012: Part Two

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Aquabear is kicking off a brand new year-end tradition by asking some of the state’s best musicians and music related folks to share their favorite Ohio music finds and experiences of the year. Look for a whole bunch of these…

Best of Ohio 2012: Part One

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Aquabear is kicking off a brand new year-end tradition by asking some of the state’s best musicians and music related folks to share their favorite Ohio music finds and experiences of the year. Look for a whole bunch of these…