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FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: MIKE O’LEARY FROM WE ARE THE MOVIES

Words: Ray Cobra//Photograph: Tyler Sheehy If you follow me on social media or Tuned Up for that matter then you should be familiar with the Columbus, OH pop-punk band, We Are the Movies. And if not, shame on you. LOL!!!! Just kidding. This is a band we/I have covered religiously since I first saw them back in 2016 at ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: JORDAN SLOAN OF ZONEZERO

Words by Ray Cobra//Photo by Jeremy Messmore Sometimes the hardest part about writing anything is the opening paragraph. I can say that is not the case here. Jordan Sloan, I have learned over the years, is one of the hardest working musicians in Columbus. At any given time, he very well could be in 4 or 5 bands. Not only ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: KAYLA KRELLER OF BLAZINGCHAKRAMS PHOTGRAPHY

Words: Ray Cobra/Photo: Kayla Kreller One of the things I love about going to concerts are the people I meet. Over the years I have met some of my nearest and best friends at shows. Concerts are a place where people of all walks of life come together for one purpose, to enjoy something that they love. A little over a ...

Interview: Q&A with a tour veteran (6 questions with Dan McKay)

Tour Managers and Sound Engineers are the unsung heroes of live music. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you probably didn't need me to tell you that. It is always a good reminder, though. The longer I've been privileged to run this site, the more I've been privileged to befriend movers and shakers in the music ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: RAY COBRA OF TUNED UP

Last year on Thanksgiving I posted A Five Albums with Cobra with myself. It was mainly because I hadn't posted one in a few months, so I decided to do one myself. Which was going to happen eventually. The topic I chose was five albums released by Columbus artist that I was thankful for. I thought it was a good read. So I ...

Five Albums With Cobra: Micah SD of Forever Unknown

Words: Ray Cobra/Photo: Crissie Hutmire To me, one of the coolest things about local scenes is watching a band grow. It's so cool to see. Over the last year and a half, I have gotten to do just that. Not only as a band but as people. Forever Unknown are one of the best up and coming bands in Columbus at the moment. And ...

FIVE ALBUMS WITH COBRA: DEREK CHRISTOPHER OF WANDERING STARS

Photo Credit: Dan Mitchell When my family and friends ask me why I stay in Columbus, I always say the same thing: community. But not just any community, the music community here in Columbus is one of the best I have had the privilege to be part of. I have met people that will no doubt be a part of my world forever. As a ...