Song of the Week: “Optimist” by Those Darlins

Song of the Week: “Optimist” by Those Darlins

Aug 7, 2013

  Those Darlins have undergone a lot of changes since they were a small quirky alternative country band. First, Kelley Anderson left the band after their last album, Screws Get Loose, in 2012. The band has been touring extensively and developing a fuller, more rock n’ roll sound, loosing their twangy edge. However, their new single...

The Women in Rock Coming Close to You (Cincinnati)

There are many great shows coming to Cincinnati or close to Cincinnati this summer and I can’t let my Women in Rock fans miss any of them! So here’s a mini concert calendar for you! June 8- The Sundresses at MOTR June 12- The Black Belles at The Comet June 15- Santigold at Bogart’s July 13-15- Bunbury Festival (updates on the Women in Rock...

Top 10 Female Rock Albums of 2011

This was a tough call to make because a lot of great albums were released this year. I would like to acknowledge a few notable albums before my top 10 list begins: Wanda Jackson, The Party Ain’t Over Vivian Girls, Share the Joy Florence + The Machine, Ceremonials  Björk, Biophilia Lykke Li, Wounded Rhymes 10. Cat’s Eyes, Cat’s Eyes (Polydor)- A...

Those Darlins

Aside from the terrible scheduling at MPMF, I was lucky enough to see Those Darlins live at the Cincinnati Club. Man… do they rock. They started their set with the always-amusing song “Be Your Bro” and kept rockin’ till the very end. These country-twanged mamas wield their instruments like there’s no tomorrow and you can’t help but move when...