After two releases on Sofaburn Records, M. Ross Perkins He moved to Karma Chief/Colemine Records and released a fantastic retro-pop LP, E Pluribus M Ross, on vinyl, CD and digital platforms in March.
Neon Warship, Twelve Tribes, Mouth of the Architect Kevin Schindel (vocals, guitar) Rattlesnake Venom JourneyThe new hard rock band released their fantastic debut album Dead Empire in October.
Harold Hensley A bard like no other. The frontman of local new grass band The Repeating Arms is back with a strong second his solo album “Sad Songs from Ohio” (Magnaphone Records).
Zac and Andy Gabbard have spent the last few years as touring members of The Black Keys, but they’re still focused on their music. The Buffalo Killers are currently on hold, but the talented brothers gabbard brothersreleased by Karma Chief/Colemine Records.
K. Carter Today, he remains one of the busiest artists in town, splitting his time between rapping and improvisational comedy at the Black Box Theater and curating the annual For Dayton By Dayton Festival at Riverscape. Oh, and he also announced the release of 2021’s “K. Carter’s New Album.”
Lacey and Ricky Terrell were known for their distinctive brand of fragile forks, Starving in the Belly of a Whale.The talented couple made a left turn in their new punk dance-pop project all sacredPoptek Records released All Hallowed’s full-length debut, Give Me Mercy, in early November.
Yellow Springs-based rapper Issa Ali His life is documented in song. Book of Issa: Verse III: Three Birds One Stone, his first album in two years, includes guest spots on Jaleel White, Merq and Lauren Nicole and was released in the fall. .
Credits: Contributed photo
Credits: Contributed photo
Heather Redman is still a member of the Neo-American Pioneers, but in 2022 the powerful singer finally took the spotlight. Magnaphone Records released a stellar self titled her album from her band Heather Redman & the Reputation in early December.
In the year of the tragic war in Ukraine, Bret Hill released his self-titled debut album. SlavalakiaThe Slavic-Appalachian Folk Alliance also includes Benya Stewart, Belarusian musician Siarzhuk Douhushau, and four Ukrainian members.
Turned from TV newscaster to rocker Zach Pitts Debut single “Let Go” will be released in late 2021.
After focusing on singles in 2021, Gabe Mars & The BruinsA soulful pop act from St. Mary’s.
Female-focused bluegrass act Stringus Khan The album “World on Fire” was released in February. It was a follow-up to the group’s 2020 album Colorado Speedbump.
local americana band Ludlow Creek, formerly known as Southbound, reissued their debut album Hands of Time (2015) under a new name earlier this year. Early October saw the release of the album Which Way Is Forward, consisting entirely of new material.
After spending more than 30 years as the lead guitarist in local oldies cover band The Fries Band, pete price He took advantage of the pandemic’s hiatus to record his excellent new soft rock album. “Department of the Interior” was streamed live on his Bandcamp on January 29th.
There were other noteworthy albums, but that’s all for now. There were also notable EPs from Kris N., Rich Reuter and Yuppy, and numerous singles from Cricketbows and Mike Bankhead, but that’s for another time.
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