I am stoked, no, beyond stoked, to be taking the I Rock Cleveland DJ experience to the B-Side Lounge on Sunday, November 18th. Although Sunday nights are billed as indie rock dance parties, I was told I can just do my thing and throw down garage rock, punk rock, indie rock and whatever else rock I have on hand, but with one warning: At some point during the night someone will ask for something to dance to. To which I replied, “You can dance to Public Enemy, right?” We will be dancing to Public Enemy on November 18th. Be there.
- October 8, 2014
That bit about friends from other bands in town gathering around a kitchen table to write and record music describes Lower Plenty to a tee. The ten, largely acoustic numbers collected on Life/Thrills are spontaneous and endearingly unpolished: The percussion often sounds like washboards or bottles and cans; the guitars are loosely strummed and tuned to good enough; and, the lyrics are often conversational in nature, gathered from bits overheard about town or supplied as the answer to the simple question, "What did you do today?" Read More