It’s that time of year. NYC’s annual musicfest/boozefest/smoozefest kicks off one week from today on Tuesday, October 16th, and Cleveland’s Exit Stencil Recordings will be there. The Exit Stencil BBQ will take place 2:00 PM on Sunday, October 21st at Union Pool in Brooklyn and will feature Home and Garden, The Dreadful Yawns, Mystery of Two, and Blake Miller. BBQ is included in the price of admission, and both Veggie and Meatie options will be available.

Home and Garden (6:00) Vintage avant rock from Cleveland featuring drummer Scott Krauss and bass guitarist Tony Maimone of Pere Ubu. Their landmark album, History and Geography was reissued on Exit Stencil in 2006.

Home and Garden – Holiday [download]Home and Garden – King John [download]Home and Garden – Monkey Town [download]

The Dreadful Yawns (5:00) The last band signed by Greg Shaw to Bomp! Records, and more importantly, this psychedelic rock band from Cleveland have been playing some of the best shows on the local circuit this year.

The Dreadful Yawns – You’ve Been Recorded [download]The Dreadful Yawns – Candles [download]The Dreadful Yawns – All of the Dead Soldiers [download]

Mystery of Two (4:00) The new breed of Cleveland avant rock. Mystery of Two’s debut, Arrows Are All You Know, is murky, dirty, and riveting Rock ‘N’ Roll that is the sound of the Cleveland underground.

Mystery of Two – Quick [download]Mystery of Two – Desolate [download]Mystery of Two – Relics [download]

Blake Miller (3:00) Lo-fi folk from Columbus, Ohio that’s way better than a 7.4.

Blake Miller – Swing Set [download]Blake Miller – Cut Your Hair [download]Blake Miller – Your Own Tree [download]

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