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Courtney Barnett is completing a year-long victory lap in the U.S., arriving tonight to deliver a headline set at the Nelsonville Music Festival. She is coming off a landmark year marked by a whirlwind of achievements, high profile performances and critical reception that has catapulted this artist to the forefront of the American popular music radar. Nearly four… Read More
This is the seventh in a series of year-end articles by WOUB contributors. Check out all of this year’s lists at this link. Coming on the heels of numerous great releases from last year, 2015 proved to be another year of incredible music. With a plethora of long-awaited releases, as well as a heavy contingent of… Read More
Last weekend, the Newport Folk Festival celebrated the 50th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s legendary electric performance in 1965. To commemorate this historic moment, organizer Jay Sweet put together a weekend of music featuring legends, mainstays and up-and-coming artists from the folk and rock genres. The event included a star-studded tribute to Bob Dylan (including Dawes,… Read More
Last week, Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies instructor Josh Antonuccio led a class of 24 OU students on a week-long trip to the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Read about the rest of Antonuccio’s adventures at www.woub.org/culture or via Twitter @woubarts. Friday at SXSW kicked off the beginning of a… Read More
This week, Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies instructor Josh Antonuccio is leading a class of 24 OU students on a week-long trip to the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Follow Antonuccio’s adventures at www.woub.org/culture or via Twitter @woubarts. Another day at SXSW and a hectic start at that. Each day… Read More
This week, Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies instructor Josh Antonuccio is leading a class of 24 OU students on a week-long trip to the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Follow Antonuccio’s adventures at www.woub.org/culture or via Twitter @woubarts. The Music portion of SXSW is now in full swing, with day… Read More
This week, Ohio University School of Media Arts and Studies Instructor Josh Antonuccio is leading a class of 24 OU students on a week-long trip to the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. Follow Antonuccio’s adventures at www.woub.org/culture or via Twitter @woubarts. Every year, South by Southwest breaks barriers in art, media, and tech…. Read More
Our series of year-end music blog posts continues with Athens musician, OU School of Media Arts & Studies lecturer and recording studio owner Josh Antonuccio.
Antonuccio shares his top music picks of 2014, including albums by The War on Drugs, Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten and many others.
Duluth, Minnesota's Trampled by Turtles have become a fixture of the U.S. festival circuit, having performed at Coachella, Bumbershoot and the Austin City Limits Music festivals, to name a few.
WOUB contributor Josh Antonuccio caught up with band members Ryan Young and Erik Berry at Louisville's Forecastle Festival, where they discussed the group's recent appearance on Late Show with David Letterman and their upcoming sold-out gig at Red Rocks Amphitheater.
Sharon Van Etten was one of the standout artists at this year’s Forecastle Music Festival in Louisville, Ky. WOUB contributor Josh Antonuccio caught up with Van Etten on the banks of the Ohio River to talk about her go-to albums, the best music of 2014 and their mutual fascination with Courtney Barnett. Josh Antonuccio: So–favorite… Read More
WOUB's coverage of the three-day Louisville festival wraps up with commentary from Josh Antonuccio, plus photos of Beck, The Replacements, Sharon Van Etten and more.
WOUB contributor Josh Antonuccio is spending the weekend at the 2014 Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky. He caught up with David Hosking and Killian Gavin from Australian band Boy and Bear to discuss their album Harlequin Dream, life on the road and what's currently on their ipods/turntables. Josh Antonuccio: You're doing just a few shows… Read More
Photos of the Louisville festival's second day, including shots of Jack White, Band of Horses, Sharon Jones and many others.
The Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky., is a three-day event that ties together four stages of music, all alongside the river in the 85-acre Waterfront Park. Started in 2002, it’s become of the biggest summer music festivals around. This year, the festival boasts three major headliners: Beck, Jack White, and Outkast, as well as… Read More
With the release of Are We There, Sharon Van Etten has won critical acclaim with one of her best albums to date. She’s currently on tour in the U.S., Canada and Europe, landing this weekend at both the Pitchfork Festival in Chicago and then later at The Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky. WOUB contributor Josh… Read More
Mark Kozelek (who performs under the moniker Sun Kil Moon) will steer his current tour to Louisville, Ky., this weekend, with a highly anticipated set at this year’s Forecastle Festival. Formerly the bandleader of the widely acclaimed band Red House Painters, Kozelek and his band mates initially developed the first Sun Kil Moon song set… Read More
When Kurt Vile last played the Nelsonville Music Festival in 2012, he was an up-and-coming artist who was starting to build a following. Two years later, he's back, hot off the heels of a headlining performance at Coachella.
WOUB contributor Josh Antonuccio talks with Vile about his songwriting process, latest album and his goal of making "commercial '70s-style records."
With more than 40 acts spread out over four days, figuring out who to see at the Nelsonville Music Festival can be a little daunting.
While every artist at this year's fest is worth catching, here are a few recommendations for your NMF checklist.
The Athens, Ohio, musician, studio owner and Ohio University lecturer shares his top music picks of 2013, including albums by Thee Oh Sees, Phosphorescent and Yo La Tengo.
Scubadog guitarist and 3 Elliott Studio owner/operator Josh Antonuccio shares his top music picks of the year, including releases by Grizzly Bear, JD McPherson, Dr. John and Jack White.
1. Fleet Foxes, Helplessness Blues: Robin Pecknold reached a peak of craftsmanship this year, mining out rich melodies, haunting arrangements and stronger songwriting on this 2nd outing for his band. A remarkable achievement for a sophomore album. 2. Anna Calvi, Anna Calvi: PJ Harvey’s Let England Shake is pretty great, but to me, it was… Read More