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WARPED TOUR: TEN BANDS TO WATCH + FIVE MORE

Sometime in November of last year, Kevin Lyman shocked the music world when he announced that the 2018 edition of the Vans Warped Tour would be the last. I, like many others, mourned as this festival is the cornerstone of my summer, my musical landscape, and—dare I say it—my life. For 18 years in ...

An event to remember, The Secret World of Atlas Black, returns to Columbus

Words: Lieke Ruesink If you’re in Columbus in August, you’re in luck. Publisher Secret Midnight Press is not just organizing a poetry event, but creating an entire weekend filled with magic. From an album release show to a cat gallery, nothing is too crazy for creatives Jesse Cale and Ashley ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: My Epic

I'm sitting here trying to think about where to start with introducing a band like My Epic to our audience and it's hard to know where to start. This band has played a very important role for me personally on my spiritual journey, so on one hand writing anything is going to feel somewhat inadequate. On ...

A bit of nostalgia, and a lot of new-new [single reviews]

[photo credit: Eliot Lee Hazel] Death Cab for Cutie - "Gold Rush": Finally, new Death Cab! This is the first single off of Thank You For Today, an album title that makes me think of a Phil Keaggy song of the same name. I have to imagine the theme of the record is going to be one of gratitude, that is ...

Audiofeed 2018 preview: nobigdyl.

Honestly, I could just make a list of the musicians nobigdyl. is pals with and that would be enough reason for you to check him out. Instead, I'll say this. nobigdyl. is one of many artists on the Audiofeed lineup that are poised to pop in the near future. He is part of the movement to reclaim ...

Talkie – Fundamental Things

How long has Talkie been on our list of "west coast bands that need to hit the Midwest"? A while. Since we first heard of their existence to be exact. Our pals in Fever Fever did a few shows with them on the west coast, back when they were labelmates on Slospeak Records. Fundamental Things, in ...

From Indie Folk to Neo-Soul: Get to Know Sam Westhoff, the Name Behind the Evolution [Artists to Watch]

Sometimes all you need to realize the true greatness of something is to take a second look. I met Sam Westhoff some five years ago, as we were both freshmen at the university we attended. I’ve always known Westhoff as a musician, and I remember that first EP he released back in 2014, Hello, my name ...