Despite the Lion

Despite the Lion

Despite the Lion is a band hailing from the roundabouts of Cincinnati, Ohio. The band formed when Bill the guitarist and Ben the drummer finally decided they were tired of the everyday stereotypical music scene. After the departure from their last band…

The Icy Shores

The Icy Shores

Inspired by “the loud side of Indie” (Afghan Whigs, Drive Like Jehu and Nirvana), this trio recorded its sophomore album, The Opposite of Your Heart, with production/mixing help from Bryan Hanna (Golden Smog, The Hang-Ups) and J. Robbins (Promise Ring, Jawbox). Don’t…

The Lights Out

The Lights Out

This foursome from Boston is undeniably stickier than a Hudy Delight-soaked dance floor thanks to four-part harmonies, angular riffs and stories of volcanoes and bounty hunters. MTV Networks picked up the guys’ contagious Alt Rock track “Gottagetouttahere” to feature on VH1’s Tough…

Pete Dressman & the 6 Five Shooters

Pete Dressman & the 6 Five Shooters

Singing his ass off locally for years, heavily gigging and scoring a dedicated following, throaty, charismatic vocalist Pete Dressman belts it out with an Eddie Vedderish drawl. In 2006, he was voted Favorite Solo Artist on Fox Network’s…

Holy F*ck

Holy F*ck

Toronto, Canada’s Holy F*ck comes our way, touring in support of their 2010 release Latin. From the band’s website…

If opposites really do attract, it makes perfect sense that Holy F*ck would chose a barn in rural Ontario to record…

Richard Thorne

Richard Thorne

After spending the ’70s pursuing a career as a dancer and actor, singer/songwriter Richard Thorne decided to give music a shot and spent the next couple of decades playing in New Wave and Rock bands before deciding to call that quits as well…

The Broken Lyre

The Broken Lyre

A power pop band from Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, that takes their audience on a journey from the first song to the last.

The Broken Lyre have mastered the sonic beauty of a live show tha takes you away and…

Chaselounge

Chaselounge

The best kind of overnight sensations take time to develop, and so it is with Chaselounge. The quartet had amassed a considerable following after years of local appearances and regional touring and a pair of excellent albums, 2004’s Mayday Roger the Radio and 2005’s…

Andy Cook and the Wander Loons

Andy Cook and the Wander Loons

Mother Loon is a brave old soul,
She cradles her son in a wise wooden bowl.
She trained him to sing and gifted him candy,
She last-named him Cook
And first-named him Andy.