MidPoint Music Festival http://wvxu.org en Electric Citizen http://wvxu.org/post/electric-citizen <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As autumn approaches, most of us are put in the mindset of witches, ghosts and creepy characters.&nbsp; It is appropriate then that I present the self-titled EP by </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Electric Citizen.</strong></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With the first listen of </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Electric Citizen</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, I was transported back in time to an era before cell phones, before digital downloads and, yes kids, before the internet.</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:56:49 +0000 Jim Nolan 17412 at http://wvxu.org Electric Citizen MPMF 2013: A local band primer http://wvxu.org/post/mpmf-2013-local-band-primer <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In preparation for this weekend's </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://mpmf.com/" target="_top">MidPoint&nbsp;Music Festival</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, I met up with <strong>John </strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Crowell</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and <strong>Caitlin </strong></span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Behle</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong> </strong>from </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.eachnotesecure.com/" target="_blank">Each Note Secure</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;to talk about what local&nbsp;bands are on their must-see lists and how to best prepare for the fest.</span></p><p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 17:54:19 +0000 Jim Nolan 17632 at http://wvxu.org MPMF 2013: A local band primer MidPoint Music Festival http://wvxu.org/post/midpoint-music-festival-0 <p></p><p> Sun, 22 Sep 2013 10:30:10 +0000 Mark Perzel 17571 at http://wvxu.org MidPoint Music Festival The Happy Maladies: new again http://wvxu.org/post/happy-maladies-new-again <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a recent review, I compared </span>Moonbow’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> first album </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.wvxu.org/post/moonbow-end-time" target="_blank"><em>The End of Time&nbsp;</em></a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">to a roller coaster.&nbsp; If that metaphor stands true, then the album </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">new again&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">by </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://thehappymaladies.com/" target="_blank">The Happy Maladies</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the merry-go-round – and this ride is missing a gear or two; and the ride, and its operator, have a few screws loose.</span></p><p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:46:36 +0000 Jim Nolan 16502 at http://wvxu.org The Happy Maladies: new again MidPoint Music Festival gearing up for 12th year http://wvxu.org/post/midpoint-music-festival-gearing-12th-year <p>Now celebrating its 12<sup>th</sup> year, the <a href="http://mpmf.com/"><strong>MidPoint Music Festival</strong></a> returns to venues around Cincinnati September 26-28. <strong>Dan McCabe</strong>, the festival’s executive producer for the last six years, joins our Jim Nolan to preview this year’s event and highlights some of the musicians who will be performing including headliner <a href="http://shuggieotisofficial.net/"><strong>Shuggie Otis</strong></a>.</p><p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 05:30:30 +0000 Jim Nolan 16319 at http://wvxu.org MidPoint Music Festival gearing up for 12th year