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Underground rock giants Redd Kross have just released a new album, Beyond the Door, embarked on their longest tour in decades (playing with (the) Melvins and Toshi Kasai,) and are gearing up for the release of Born Innocent: The Redd Kross Story directed by the Emmy Award-winning Andrew Reich (who might be best known for… Read More
Ohio University Honors Tutorial College Alumna Chelsea Stardust returned to Ohio University’s Athens campus this week to celebrate the release of her most recent full-length motion picture release, Satanic Panic, and speak to students about her successful career in the film industry. Stardust spoke to WOUB’s Emily Votaw about Satanic Panic, returning to Athens, and what… Read More
As Saharan rock grows in popularity, innovative Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar continues to create unique music that is finding a large, enthusiastic global audience. On Tuesday, October 1, Mdou Moctar will perform at The Union. Athens’ Water Witches will open the show. WOUB conducted a brief email interview with Moctar, which you can find below. … Read More
Fresh off the release of their latest full-length, Cosmic Americans, Jake Dunn & The Blackbirds performed three tracks off the album in WOUB’s Radio A, “Low,” “Roadside Rest,” and “Who Do You Hate.” Read WOUB’s review of the album right here. http://www.jdblackbirds.com/ https://www.facebook.com/jaketdunn/ SET LIST 0:00 – “Low” 6:37 – “Roadside Rest” 10:00 – “Who… Read More
Bruce Cockburn will perform at Stuart’s Opera House on Monday, September 23, and the acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter took a bit of his time prior to the performance to speak to WOUB about his forthcoming album, Crowing Ignites, the wide range of sounds included on the new album, and returning to Southeast Ohio.
Although one might not readily know Jerry DePizzo’s name, they are most certainly aware of his work. DePizzo is the saxophonist for O.A.R., alternative rock giants responsible for hits such as “Love and Memories” and “Hey Girl.” Earlier this year O.A.R. released The Mighty, and the band just finished recording a live album that will be… Read More
Apple & the Moon performed three songs during their time in WOUB’s Radio A: “Breathe,” “Black Top City,” and “Warm Love.” The four-person act has been playing rootsy, electric blues-tinged Americana together since 2014, when they formed at the Insea Sound Shop in Nelsonville, OH. Since then, the band has released a self-titled full-length and… Read More
On Thursday, September 12, Steve Zarate, Chris Biester, Jeanie Thieken Creamer, Steve Carlson, Albert Rouzie, and Bruce Dalzell will perform the songs of Bruce Springsteen for free at Casa Nueva (6 West State Street) from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. WOUB’s Emily Votaw spoke to Zarate about the show in the interview embedded above.
On Friday, September 6 and Saturday, September 7, Arts West will showcase a print sale of work by the Ohio University School of Art & Design printmakers. Proceeds of the sale, which will feature work by students and faculty, will go back into the printmaking program, which is currently ranked as the #10 printmaking school… Read More
On September 18, 1973, 26-year-old Gram Parsons was partying. The former member of The Byrds and founder of short-lived but greatly revered acts The Flying Burrito Brothers and the International Submarine Band was, at the time, not a celebrated, enormously influential figure in country western music. He was an alcoholic trust-fund kid with a serious… Read More