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COVID reflections from the head honcho

COVID reflections from the head honcho

Hi everyone. Ryan G here. I haven't really prepared anything, but I've read a few things, soaked up a lot, and felt like speaking from the heart for a second on this pandemic business as it relates to Tuned Up. The evening of March 11 and morning of March 12 were some of the hardest times of my ...

Two Feet – Pink – song by song

1. Intro We know him as one of the best in the business at combining electronic bass and electric guitar, so why not start off his debut full-length with a groovy, dub-indie energy? 2. Pink Here is the title track, and it's another banger. Damn, Bill. This vibe is poignant. There are some ...

Charli XCX – how i’m feeling now

After Charli XCX's release last year Charli, that garnered nearly universal praise for its grandiose future pop journey (the melon himself Anthony Fantano named it his favorite album of the year), one would think the follow up would be a bit more subdued. Add in a home recording in a global pandemic ...

Clemens & Co – The QuarantEP

Eric Clemens has been an unsung hero of sorts in the Columbus scene for quite a few years now. He's written in a number of projects; solo, as one half of the defunct duo The Brave Weather (Whether), and now as a part of the blues collective Clemens & Co. While Clemens dropped some tasty summer ...

the biggest band in the world? [single reviews]

The Hunna - "Cover You" The Hunna want to become the biggest band in the world. On the evidence of their new single "Cover You," there are hooks big and bold, and they champion well versed lyrics. So why can’t they propel and be on hallowed stages with the likes of Foo Fighters and Green Day? ...

KripHop Livestream event showcases performers from the disabled community from around the world

A couple of years ago, I reached out to NPR Tiny Desk winner Gaelynn Lea on Twitter. I'm a hearing impaired 31 year old man who has worn hearing aids since the age of 7, and likely has lived with this since birth. So, this makes my interest in music a bit curious, to say the least. My background, and ...

I’m wired at night [single reviews]

The Midnight - "Deep Blue": Last summer I had something of a synthwave awakening when I found myself listening to a ton of The Midnight and discovering subreddits like "r/outrun," "r/sizz" and "r/TheNightFeeling." I've been intoxicated by this grouping of feelings, and I've been chasing them since ...