We here at Nasty Fancy took a few days off around the Memorial Day weekend to celebrate in the summer weather and indulge in plenty of barbecue. While everyone across Northeast Ohio enjoyed their holiday on behalf of our veterans while relishing a true summer kickoff in the 90-degree weather, Cleveland was rocking to the … Read more
Thaddeus A. Greene (profiled in today’s post) will be celebrating the release of his album Directory of Thieves with an album release show at Bad Racket Studios in Cleveland, Ohio on June 7. Bad Racket was kind enough to give Nasty Fancy the opportunity to give some tickets away. That’s right folks, you can get … Read more
Thaddeus Anna Greene will soon be celebrating the release of his album, Directory of Thieves, on June 7. Thaddeus will be hosting an album release show at Bad Racket Studios, accompanied by Dave Hammer’s Power Supply and Hive Robbers. I had the pleasure of talking to Thaddeus about the recording of the album and his musical journey … Read more
Cloud Nothings: Cleveland, Ohio This foursome is making some serious waves in the sea of music these days, or rather, Lake Erie. Hailing from Cleveland, Cloud Nothings have put lo-fi garage rock back on music lovers’ radar. And if they’re not a band you’ve been following, I want to make sure you are now. Even if it’s just … Read more
Recently reunited Dayton indie rock legends Guided By Voices are making a trip to The Grog Shop this fall. If you’re not familiar, Guided By Voices broke up in 2004 after a solid 20 years and an impressive 16 albums, including the classic Bee Thousand. In 2010, the band reunited to play Matador Records’ 21st Anniversary celebration, and … Read more
Our video of EOTO’s April 25 Kent Stage performance is finally done! Check it out! I highly recommend you watch and listen with some headphones or decent speakers. No laptop speakers allowed for bass-driven music. You can read the show review here, too.
Anyone who knows me knows I’m a sucker for both electronic and soul music, and Pretty Lights is a perfect combo of the two. Derek Vincent Smith, the man behind the Pretty Lights moniker, is gearing up to release the first original-sample based Pretty Lights album, which should be interesting to hear since soul samples … Read more
Becoming a journalist wasn’t my first career choice, but I went with it thinking maybe one day I can write about music. And because I won the spelling bee one time, so I figured this was my calling. Totally kidding. The only thing standing in the way of my dream of becoming a music journalist was that I came from a suburban town where … Read more