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Local Live

A weekly showcase of south central Indiana’s eclectic music scene. The producer for Local Live can be reached at locallive@wfhb.org.

Local Live – Grace Minnick

Grace Minnick is a young singer songwriter who defines her style as “cobalt folk”. Her quirky lyrics, sweet melodies, and soprano voice combine to create a unique musical experience. Minnick just graduated from IU, and hopes to spend post-grad life touring with her band and making more music. Songs: 1. Arrows 2. The Autumn Queen’s Crown 3. My Sunshine 4. …

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Local Live – Gliiitches – 5/1/19

Gliiitches are a dream pop indie-tronica band with a focus on hypnotic harmonies and outer-worldly synth sounds. TRACKLIST: 1.) Aura 2.) Twiddle 3.) Body Wealth 4.) Yellow Thrills 5.) Lavender Skies CREDITS: Host: Spencer Heuring Engineer: Jim Lang, Ilze Ackerbergs, Kate Welch Producer: Jessie Grubb Executive Producer: Jim Manion

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Local Live – Push Pop – 4/17/19

Nina Pitchkites self-recorded a series of home-grown demos using a multi-track recorder, and now she has recruited a full band to take her songs to the next level. With Rosie Ray on guitar and vocal harmonies, Jack Andrews on bass, and Mark Edlin on drums, Push Pop creates a yearning and ethereal emo-pop sound that hearkens back to the classic …

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Local Live -Travis Puntarelli – 4/3/19

Travis Puntarelli is a local balladeer and promoter of Bloomington music and arts. In between eclectic songs of divergent styles, he elaborates his vision of hyper-localism, artistic expression, and “in-spirit-tation.” He has been honing his craft and playing music in Bloomington for many years, and this set is proof of his dexterity and easy-going sophistication. TRACK LIST 1. Springtime 2. …

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Local Live – Kirby Hammel – 3/27/19

Kirby Hammel grew up in Indiana to a musical familiy. Learning piano in his youth and picking up a guitar later on, he utilizes contrasting styles; he’s got one foot in an acoustic guitar-based folk singer-songwriter domain, and another foot in a blues boogie-woogie piano domain. Having recently moved back to Bloomington after a stint of many years in California, …

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Local Live – Denis Taaffe – 1/2/19

Denis Taaffe is a seasoned musician who has created, out of his own home studio, over 300 albums of improvised guitar music. He elaborates his musical philosophy and aesthetics on an endless series of YouTube videos under the name Alien Guitar. Through many years of exploring his inner world of guitar sounds, he has developed an ambient style that is …

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Local Live – Liz Moudy – 2/27/19

Liz Moudy is a singer-songwriter with influences ranging from Nirvana to Animal Collective. While she has played in bands here and there, she has been writing her own songs since her early teens. Most of the songs in this broadcast were written in the past year and she is currently working on new material. Liz’s vocals are reminiscent of Regina …

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Local Live – THiN LiNES – February 20th, 2019

THiN LiNES is the peanut butter and jelly between fluttering pop songs and nostalgic rock. Their inspiration comes from bands like Blink 182, Pink Floyd, and Green Day. In this session, THiN LiNES performs 6 original “space rock” songs. Later this year they will be participating for the third time in the Bluebird’s Battle of the Bands. Track List: 1.) …

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Local Live – ABC Gum – December 19, 2018

Eric Alexander, Will Staler, Mark McWhirter, and John Terill just released their self-titled album, ABC Gum on Let’s Pretend Records. In this live performance they play several songs from the new album as well as a few oldies. TRACK LIST 1.) Motherless Child 2.) High Noon 3.) Behind The Curtain 4.) Lack of Sleep 5.) She Delivers 6.) Honeycomb Hideout …

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Local Live – Millaze – February 13, 2019

Millaze is the deliberate dissociation character from a story (“The Dialectic”) that took pianist singer/songwriter Emily Plazek 11 years to write, and will be released starting in 2019. Millaze’s sound begins in her trained piano singer/songwriter style, and then is either kept acoustic for epic heartbreaking anthems, or produced into a “dreamhop” style using emo-rock and rap/hip-hop inspired instrument palettes. …

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