The Western Reserve – Aquabear’s 15th Birthday Compilations – Episode 029
The Western Reserve is back with a pretty spectacular episode for Aquabear Legion’s 15th birthday! Aquabear is celebrating by releasing two compilations: the new Ohio music compilation VOLUME 7 (on vinyl) and an Aquabear Legion Archival Release called MOTHER OF PRESIDENTS (on cassette). This episode I play stuff from both of those releases, talk about […]
Aquabear Turns 15, Celebrates With Two New Compilations – Pre-Order Now!
Athens based Ohio music and art collective Aquabear Legion will be celebrating 15 years with the release of two compilations. Aquabear Legion Volume 7 is a compilation on vinyl featuring new Ohio music from around the state, and Mother of Presidents is an archival compilation on cassette featuring classic Ohio bands. Pre-order and support these […]
The Western Reserve – Old 3C Records (part 2) – Episode 15
The Western Reserve rolls on for part two of our interview with Old 3c Label Group’s Paul Nini who talks about the label, his bands (Great Plains, Log, Closet Mix, and more), and plans for the future.Â All while playing some awesome music. Part 1 (out 14th episode) can be found here and also has […]
Anyway Records Celebrates 20 Years at Ace of Cups
Anyway Records turns 20 this year and Bela Koe-Krompecher is throwing a big party over at Ace of Cups in Columbus to celebrate! Two nights of music (Friday and Saturday) featuring some of the best bands to come out of Ohio since the label’s beginning in 1992 including New Bomb Turks, Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments, […]
RECORD REVIEW: Orchestraville – Poison Berries
Orchestraville were one of the premiere bands as I came of age in the dingy clubs of the early ’90s Athens music scene.Â They stood out from crowd by infusing their music with quirky angularity and a much poppier feel than their contemporaries.Â I had, at a young age, developed an affinity for XTC, and […]
Orchestraville Reunites for Athens and Columbus Shows, Releases New Vinyl
Athens and Columbus legends Orchestraville will be playing THIS WEEKEND: Friday, September 17th at The Union in Athens and Saturday, September 18th at the Rumba in Columbus. They are releasing a new LP titled “Poison Berries” which you should buy. Full story on shows and album after the break….