They wrote the songs. They found the desk. They submitted the videos. Now, it's waiting time to find out who will win the 2018 Tiny Desk Contest from NPR Music.
Bands from all of the country submitted hundreds of songs to the contest for the chance to play a Tiny Desk Concert at NPR, appear at a taping of the quiz show "Ask Me Another," and tour the United States.
But who cares about the rest of the country? We just want to know: How did Columbus bands do?
We collected all the videos submitted by bands from Central Ohio, and we want YOU to vote on your favorite. Whether or not they win the national contest, we'll show them off on WOSU's website. Deadline to vote is April 23.
Here are the musicians, in alphabetical order:
Adam Grosshandler, "Simple Things"
Alexandra White, "Gas Stations, Highways"
All Powerful Sungoddess, "Human Wreckage"
Bill Canonico, "far too soon"
Bloodthirsty Virgins, "So Wicked"
Carole Walker, "Holy Water"
Damn The Witch Siren, "Last Kiss"
Dave Buker & The Historians, "Patterns Don't Change"
Friction Sound System, "Perception"
Hello Emerson, "Dancing in the Kitchen"
Jared Mahone, "That Moment"
Jon Morgan, "Ladder"
Lisa Gain, "Wake Up Violet"
Lou Fran, "Alcohol and Butterfly Wings"
Maza Blaska, "Moving Away"
Mistar Anderson, "Late Slice"
October Ember, "The End"
Rick C., "Hundred Miles To Go"
Robert Gerard Hunt, "Monday Morning"
Say I Am, "Playback"
Sineqube, "Sitting With You As You Drift Away"
Stevan Womack, "Clothing Optional"
The Castros, "Tin Cans"
Unlawful, "Voodoo Queen"
Willie Phoenix, "I Saw Superman"
xioma, "flame/wild woman"
Phew, that was a lot of music.
Now that you've seen all the entries, vote for your favorite below. And if you're a musician and want to enter, well, there's always next year!