The days of videos making or breaking bands is done and, for a long time, bands haven’t even bothered because it seemed like a waste of money to shoot something that would never make it on air. But with the ability to shoot and edit videos on the cheap and having a distribution network like YouTube where bands don’t have to hope and prey to get added to a playlist, more and more smaller artists are shooting videos to help promote the stuff they’re working on.

Here’s a sampling of videos by Columbus bands that have recently been released. Ladies and gentlemen, Columbus Music Television (CMTV).