Video Premiere: Romeo Dance Cheetah – “The Air Guitar Song”
Aug23

Video Premiere: Romeo Dance Cheetah – “The Air Guitar Song”

At some point, we have all done it. A sweet rhythmic head toss, a powerful pelvic thrust, a double handed slide complete with a power chord strum in perfect synchronization. That is right – the AIR GUITAR! Today’s video premiere of “The Air Guitar Song” from Romeo Dance Cheetah takes things to an entire different level because he is the real deal and the 2010 US National Champion of air guitar. In fact, the...

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Interview with Flotation Toy Warning
Jul06

Interview with Flotation Toy Warning

I reached out to Flotation Toy Warning a few weeks ago and asked if I could get a short interview. Paul Carter (Lead Vocals, Sampler, Programming) and the band were kind enough to consider my request. The below interview turned out to be quite a revealing look at the toll that creating an album can take on the artists. Also, make sure you check out the excellent Headphone Approved new release from the band, The Machine That Made Us....

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Track Premiere: Lung – “Hypochondriac”
Mar14

Track Premiere: Lung – “Hypochondriac”

We are super excited to premiere the new track, “Hypochondriac,” from the Cincinnati band Lung. Comprised of Kate Wakefield (vocals, electric cello) and Daisy Caplan (drums), this duo will take you by surprise with their fierceness, addictive pulsing undertones and honest indie rock n roll. The band formed in early 2016 but neither Kate or Daisy should be called rookies. Kate has been writing and performing her music for...

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Track Premiere: Smug Brothers – “Hang Up”
Jan31

Track Premiere: Smug Brothers – “Hang Up”

Today we have a special track premiere from Dayton, Ohio veteran band Smug Brothers. The group is coming back at the world on March 31st with their 10th release, Disco Maroon! The 15-track full length once again features their lo-fi roots but definitely branches out from there with plenty of power pop and indie rock nuggets. “Hang Up” is one of those 2-minute numbers from the new album that captures the essence of Disco...

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Premiere Friday Fire Track: Special Teams – “SunFire”
Nov18

Premiere Friday Fire Track: Special Teams – “SunFire”

This weeks Fire track is feeling a bit exploratory. A collection and collaboration of musicians, Special Teams is self described as a rock hip hop trance experiment. Special Teams was born from The Long Count, a song cycle/visual project assembled by artist Matthew Ritchie and music by Aaron & Bryce Dessner of The National. The Long Count featured a particular piece entitled “Bull Run” that featured vocals from one Kelley Deal...

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MidPoint Music Festival 2016 Preview: September 23-25 (Cincinnati)
Sep19

MidPoint Music Festival 2016 Preview: September 23-25 (Cincinnati)

We are excited to head back down to the MidPoint Music Festival in Cincinnati this year. MMF has developed a reputation as the place to discover contemporary music, find the next big thing, and meet your new favorite band so it seems only natural for TFN to showcase this event. This year takes a more “outdoor festival like” approach as there will be four outdoor stages with music running from afternoon till eleven o clock....

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