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News Jam Clevo: Happy Dog Kickstarts a Classical Album and Stream the New Expecting Rain Album

* Cleveland hot dog joint and local music hot spot, The Happy Dog, has launched a new Kickstarter to record and release a live album by the classical music group, Ensemble HD, a collection of Cleveland Orchestra musicians and their friends. The goal of $15,000 may be on the ambitious side, but so is the mission of Ensemble HD. How many other classical troupes have regular gigs at rock clubs? That's a rhetorical question. * In the ...READ MORE

From the IRCWHQ Newsdesk: Dreadful Yawns and Expecting Rain Do Cleveland Sessions Plus Updates on TNV, State Bird, Cobra Verde, and Prisonshake

*The Dreadful Yawns and Expecting Rain will be playing tonight's edition of Cleveland Sessions, the free concert series at The Rock 'N' Roll Hall of Fame. The show starts at 7. In other Yawns news, the band will be celebrating the release of their latest album, Take Shape, this Saturday night at The Beachland Tavern.*Following the lead of Jay Reatard, who's released four 7" singles this year on Matador, with a fifth one on the way,...READ MORE

The Library Is On Fire and Expecting Rain Record Release Parties Happening This Weekend

It was last Spring when The Library Is On Fire debuted their Devo inspired video for New Corner (for Kadinsky). Since that time, they moved their base of operations from Akron to Brooklyn, and they put the finishing touches on their self-released disc, Cassette. With influences shifting between noisy art-punk and big room guitar anthems, it's the type of alterna-rock album once common 10 years ago, but currently missing in today's...READ MORE

Hot Off The Internets: New Tunes from The Dreadful Yawns, Expeccting Rain, and Nicholas Megalis

I had a curious conversation with The Dreaful Yawns guitarist Eric Schulte, after their show at the Parish Hall last month. They had just played a blazing set opening for Mystery of Two punctuated by some exquisite feedback freak outs. It was the best set I've heard from this new lineup of the Yawns yet. So, I asked an innocent question, "You guys been practicing much?" Surprisingly, his answer was no. They've been spending mu...READ MORE

"Anna Says" by Expecting Rain

My first exchange with Expecting Rain went something like this, "Hi, we're another fine band from Cleveland called Expecting Rain. We have all the country members from The Dreadful Yawns, and we don't play country either." Not that there's anything wrong with that. I happened to be quite fond of the country Yawns. For those of you not in on the joke, a few weeks back, I opened my track review for The Dreadful Yawns, "Don't Kn...READ MORE