Left of the Dial: Oingo Boingo

Welcome to Left of the Dial, I bring you the music because the radio won’t. This is probably the most mainstream band I’ve covered so far, but they still deserve to be looked at either way. This is Oingo Boingo Continue reading

Left of the Dial: The Hold Steady

Welcome to Left of the Dial, I bring you the music because the radio won’t. A few months ago I was leafing through the latest issue of The Scene, a Cleveland based alternative newspaper, when I saw an article on the top 25 best Cleveland concerts in the past 30 years. One of the shows listed was a 2006 gig at a club called the Grog Shop (where 90% of the concerts I’ve been to took place) with a band called The Hold Steady. The name alone piqued my interest so I decided to check out some of their songs. From the first song, I was hooked. A few months later I got to see them live and experience first hand what they were all about. And now I would like to share my love for this band with you.

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Left of the Dial: Mew

Welcome to the first of many to come articles which I like to call Left of the Dial, where I talk about artists that either don’t get the recognition they deserve, or had their moment in the spotlight cut way too soon. Tonight I shed some much needed light on one of the most criminally overlooked bands in the world right now, a little band from Denmark called Mew.

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