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A weekly showcase of south central Indiana’s eclectic music scene. The producer for Local Live can be reached at locallive@wfhb.org or find out the latest information about Local Live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/spot.firehouse.

Local Live – Rest You Sleeping Giant – March 21, 2018

Rest You Sleeping Giant is the solo project of Ethan Helfrich who utilizes guitar with a variety of effect pedals​ over prerecorded backing tracks. During this performance Ethan announces the release of his forthcoming new album titled “Celestial Orchestra,” that marries the sleepy guitar drones that RYSG is known for with pristine orchestral strings in slow moving and meditative full-length album. …

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Local Live – Conduit – February 28, 2018

Conduit is the solo techno electronic project of Nia. In this broadcast she explains how she got into electronic music and the complications of making the music in her head into reality. You can find more recordings of Conduit on Soundcloud. SET LIST Miasma Sufrí CREDITS Engineers: Hannah Bunnell, Kate Welch Executive Producer: Jim Manion Co-Producers: Jar Turner and Jessie …

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Local Live – Robert Craven – February 7, 2018

Robert Craven’s solo project layers guitar over backing tracks that he meticulously creates. The electronic tracks are a questionably permanent replacement to having other people play with him. This way he has complete creative control over the music which has allowed him to produce songs much faster than working with a band. Robert also plays with and writes the lyrics …

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Local Live – Mike Piss – January 31, 2018

Mike Piss formed after Kevin Oliver and Annie Paquette boomeranged back to Bloomington after living in Massachusetts. They both got jobs at Soma where they met fellow barista Lucas Fisher. Kevin and Annie played a show at Lucas’s house before asking him to accompany them on drums. Kevins guitar progressions and lyrics root in 90s alternative and punk while Annie …

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Local Live – Elm Heights – January 24, 2018

Hank and Will started playing music together in elementary school where they sang the National Anthem at games and covered songs like “Dynamite” by Taio Cruz at school events. Since then they have began writing their own songs as Elm Heights. Elm Heights is Hank Ruff (mandolin/vocals), Will Riggert (guitar/vocals), Daniel Deckard (bass) and Devon Rigali (percussion). They play acoustic …

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Local Live – Doozie – December 13, 2017

 Doozie plays sleepy power-pop that is heavily influenced by ’90s-era music of the same ilk. They have written a few songs of aggressive, self-reflective music that will help you exercise your own demons, with promises of more to come. Doozie is Christina Vines (Vocals/Guitar), Devin Silvers (Bass), Andrew Slater (Drums), and Jason Cotton (Guitar). SET LIST 1.) bad taste 2.) …

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Local Live – Pushing Daisy’s – January 17, 2018

Inspired by Phish, The Greatful Dead and other seminal jam bands, Pushing Daisy’s combines the musical minds of Max Heyob (guitar/vocals), Tony Stinett (drums), Mark Stinett (bass), Chris Willsey (percussion/vocals), Cole Swany (keyboard) and Chuck Wilson (guitar). During this performance they filled the studio with energy as they warmed up for their gig at the Players Pub the next night. …

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Local Live – Blood Red Moon – January 10, 2018

Jared Spoonmore twists folk and metal together in a project called Blood Red Moon. He started his musical journey on tuba but after being exposed to bands like Metallica, Nirvana and Green Day, he was inspired to start playing guitar at 13. He played in a metal band called Purgatorium right out of high school before turning back to acoustic …

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Local Live – Anna Wrasse – December 20, 2017

Anna Wrasse and Phillip Hammond are only fifteen years old and already quite accomplished musicians. Anna recently performed for a second time at the Ferdinand Folk Festival, where she had previously won in the 2016 youth division. Phillip won the 2016 New World Youth Orchestra Young Artist Competition, and was recently featured on “The Weekly Special” on Indiana Public Media. …

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Local Live – Andy and Hank Ruff

Andy and Hank Ruff are joined by Daniel Deckard to play some honky tonk and country music that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Father and son carry on a family tradition that started with Andy and his brother Joe in The Dew Daddies. This is a pared down version of the band that plays at local venues with Jerry Miller …

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