Premiere: JESSE & THE SPIRIT – “PECULIAR LIVING”

"And I'm Waiting For Something To Leave Me A Sign, But Each Time I Get Close It Won't Leave Me Alone"JɆ₴₴Ɇ&₮ⱧɆ₴₱łⱤł₮ Peculiar Living, a highly ambitious science-fiction literary and musical project created by Jesse James (Jesse & The Spirit), follows the investigative journey of an eccentric journalist named P. Fermi into a local billionaire and … Continue reading Premiere: JESSE & THE SPIRIT – “PECULIAR LIVING”

Mourning [A] BLKstar

RA Washington writer, composer, drum machines, electronicsJames Longs vocalistKyle Kidd vocalist, songwriterLatoya Kent vocalist, songwriterPete Saudek guitar, keysDante Foley drumsTheresa May trumpetWilliam Washington trombone Years Active 5 years Latest LP Release The Cycle (May 15, 2020) Favorite Local Artists? Muamin Collective - JL Crazy eight - WW The Katy - DF The Katy, Fresh Produce, Oregon … Continue reading Mourning [A] BLKstar

Nathan-Paul & The Admirables

Nathan-Paul Sax/Flute/ComposerTommy Lehman TrumpetZaire Darden DrumsMatthew Derubertis BassLucas Kadish Guitar (Current guitar player, but the chordal chair rotates throughout the year) Ghost Members: Chris Coles (sax), Russ G (Guitar), Mike Ode (Drums) Years Active 7 Latest / Upcoming Release New Single ‘Funk Me’ To Promote Our upcoming album ‘Funk Me’ Favorite Local Artists I’m More … Continue reading Nathan-Paul & The Admirables

The Building

Members Anthony LaMarca Years Active 2017 Latest Release Indianola Pizza Dough, released 4/23 Favorite Local Artists Sam Goodwill, Angela White, Del Sinchak Current Album on Repeat Various mixtapes friends have been making/sharing during the pandemic.  Also, lots of Glass Harp. Currently Reading  “Our Band Could Be Your Life” by Michael Azerrad Favorite Venue to Perform Westside … Continue reading The Building

Machine Listener

Members / Instruments Matthew Gallagher: Samplers, Sequencers, Synthesizers, Field Recording Years Active 2014 - present Latest Release Headfooter released on Unifactor Tapes Favorite Local Artists In my opinion you can’t really discuss Cleveland without talking about Akron, Kent, Dayton, Columbus, Cincinnati, Athens, and Oberlin. Ohio is one of the richest states for experimental and underground … Continue reading Machine Listener

John’s Little Sister

Jessica Lauren Sikon Songwriter, Vocals, Rhythm GuitarJon Chips Bass Guitar, Vocals, Lead GuitarClyde Maruna Keyboard, VocalsMatt Childers Drums Years Active 5 Latest / Upcoming Release Latest Release: The Night Is Still Young (2020) / Upcoming Release: EP in July 2021, Full Length Fall/Winter 2021 Favorite Local Artists I’m not just biased, but my favorite local … Continue reading John’s Little Sister

Our Unseen Guest

Years Active 4 Latest Release Lost Flowers, released June 3, 2021 & In Spite of Everything, released April 3, 2021 Current Album on Repeat Discolicht by Tilly Electronics Currently Reading I’m reading a book of Greek myths and America by Baudrillard (at the recommendation of a friend). Favorite Venue to Perform Now That’s Class - … Continue reading Our Unseen Guest