tweens http://wvxu.org en Tweens: A Special Record Store Day Review http://wvxu.org/post/tweens-special-record-store-day-review <p><em><strong><a href="http://www.recordstoreday.com/" target="_blank">Happy Record Store Day everyone</a>!&nbsp;</strong></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today is the day we celebrate our local </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>independent</em></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> music retailers - and Greater Cincinnati has some amazing ones. &nbsp;</span></p><p>If you are downtown and are looking for some great local music then I recommend you seek out my friends at&nbsp;<strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/RPScincinnati" target="_blank">Rock Paper Scissors</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. &nbsp;If your tastes are a bit more eclectic then&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.shakeitrecords.com/Shakeit-store.html?SessionID=k07p04ocdo4sheheahgl4i1ib1" target="_blank">Shake-it Records</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;is probably for you. &nbsp;But if vinyl is king of your collection you might also want to try out&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/blackplasticrecords" target="_blank">Black Plastic Records</a>&nbsp;</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in&nbsp;Northside&nbsp;or&nbsp;</span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.everybodysrecords.com/" target="_blank">Everybody's Records</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">in Pleasant Ridge. &nbsp;South of the river you can also find <strong><a href="http://philsrecords.com/" target="_blank">Phil's Records</a></strong>&nbsp;- which is where I started my music education as a young whippersnapper - and <strong><a href="http://tornlightrecords.blogspot.com/" target="_blank">Torn Light Records</a></strong> in Newport for stuff you might not find anywhere else.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In honor of <strong>Record Store Day</strong>, I wanted to do a special review and I wanted to use this occasion to celebrate a local band that has completely <strong><em>exploded </em></strong>onto the world stage but who still have pride in their Queen City roots. &nbsp;I'm talking about&nbsp;</span><strong><a href="http://tweensband.com/" target="_blank">Tweens</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Update: </strong>Tweens&nbsp;will be performing a special Record Store Day show at Shake-it Records today (April 19) at 8pm.</span></p><p> Sat, 19 Apr 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Jim Nolan 25366 at http://wvxu.org Tweens: A Special Record Store Day Review LX Sessions: Tweens Get Attention With 'Nasty Doo-Woppy' Rock http://wvxu.org/post/lx-sessions-tweens-get-attention-nasty-doo-woppy-rock <p>Though they've only been playing together for a year or so, <strong><a href="http://tweens.bandcamp.com/" target="_blank">Tweens</a></strong> has exploded onto the local music scene and things are definitely going their way. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 20:44:08 +0000 Jim Nolan 11678 at http://wvxu.org LX Sessions: Tweens Get Attention With 'Nasty Doo-Woppy' Rock