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Cherimondis J is “Unleashed” with her offbeat brand of neo-soul

If you live in Columbus, and know of a certain Derek Christopher, for the past couple of years you've probably heard him endorse nonstop a certain artist named Daizha Johnson. Her stage name is Cherimondis J, and she's here to wow you and expand your horizons. "Wolf" kicks off the EP with a crash ...

Restless but I gotta rest [single reviews]

by Ryan Getz / Pictured: Pale Waves (Photo credit: Niall Lea) Pale Waves - "Change": I saw a tweet earlier today that made mention of Pale Waves' new tune and its alleged similarity to Avril Lavigne. I'm not sure I would go that far, but there's no doubt in my mind this song is the brightest I've ...

The Weeknd To Headline NFL Super Bowl Halftime Show 2021

Abel Tesafaye (known by stage name The Weeknd) went "from homeless to Forbes list" to being booked as the headlining act for the Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL on February 7, 2021. This comes as no surprise, as The Weeknd has dominated the industry this year with ...

”Protect The Land”| Single Reviews

Pictured: System of a Down The Dangerous Summer – ‘’I’m Alive’’ Lyrically imaginative and purposeful, "I’m Alive" by Maryland band The Dangerous Summer is another cog in their adept machine. Since their start, the act has bloomed significantly into a juggernaut and lyrical ...

Cloud Caverns – A Banner Year

Cloud Caverns' forthcoming album feels aptly-titled. It has indeed been a banner year of sorts—flags of all sorts have been in the news, everyone eager to make their identities and causes known via proxy of illustrated fabric. But perhaps the flag that truly sums up the year for most of is the ...

“Consider it joy” Trulah’s ‘Prologue’ In Light of a Year of Suffering

It's fair to say it has been a year of suffering. Regardless of who you might ask, I'd bargain few would say all is well. And the more informed you are, the more pain you inevitably need to face. Ignorance is bliss, after all. The more we press into the reality of our world, the more obviously we see ...

Chilly weather, warm hearts | Single Reviews

First Responder - "Route 23": First Responder had a prolific year, even though they didn't get to play their record release show (thanks, 'Rona). The airy, quirky jangle pop group has a wholesome quality to their tunes. They had the honor of being the last local band to be played on CD1025 before they ...