Posts in local artists
This Just In: Murphy's Pub 50th Anniversary Weekend

As the late 1980s gave way to the ‘90s, Murphy’s Pub became a vital venue for local and regional underground bands, and a regular tour stop for cutting edge national and international acts at the height of the D.I.Y. era. Among the legendary artists to perform in its tiny back room – before the grunge explosion brought adventurous music to the mainstream – were Nirvana, L7, the Afghan Whigs, the Jesus Lizard, the Laughing Hyenas, the Velvet Underground’s Mo Tucker, Half Japanese, the Cynics, Unsane, and many, many others.

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Believe It or Not: New Podcast Coming Your Way from Herzog

The word is out: a new podcast is being recorded at the historic Herzog studio space, and it’s for none other than Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (really!).

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Local Label Spotlight: Lo Fi City

Lo Fi City is a Cincinnati-based music label on a mission to bring forth the musical output of underdog weirdos everywhere, specializing in digital, cassette and CD-R releases. “Perhaps what we are most known for are our annual compilations, which feature the works of Lo Fi City affiliated artists as well as contributions from like-minded artists from across the country,” says label head Jon Stout.

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