Mike Scheidt of doom metal band YOB watched Scott Kelly of Neurosis perform solo and acoustic. It blew his mind. So now he's trying it.
Mike Scheidt - "In Your Light"
The Stepkids make psychedelic funk-soul from Connecticut, well known as the unfunkiest state in the union. That means Connecticut's reigning funk-soul performer, Dr. Funks-a-Lot of Westport, Connecticut, had better move on over.
The Stepkids - "Legend in My Own Mind"
Killer Mike makes smart, hard, political gangster rap with no room for talk of rich-people problems. And somehow makes it fun.
Killer Mike - "Big Beast"
Delicate Steve's kaleidoscopic, swirling guitar is a trip up to the heavens. Well, a trip, at least.
Delicate Steve - "Two Lovers"
Plus a swarm of Up & Coming shows that are happening in your city.
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