If things were simple, my review of Cardigan by the band Mardou would consist of two words: "Holy $#^+!" Because those are the first two words I said when I heard this EP.
Within 23 seconds of the track "Margaret," I was rapt, sold, converted and owned. The pop-punk pseudo-surf feel of this song struck a resonating chord deep in my heart. When I started doing local music reviews, this was the album I was hoping to find.
In preparation for this weekend's MidPoint Music Festival, I met up with John Crowell and Caitlin Behlefrom Each Note Secure to talk about what local bands are on their must-see lists and how to best prepare for the fest.
The walking dead of the Queen City are back – it’s the second annual Zombie Walk on Saturday, September 28. Organizers Rocky Doll and Rev-D join Jim Nolan to preview this night of undead fun, including the after-party on Fountain Square featuring the band Hematosis.