The Soft Sounds
A side project made up of Jesse Lee, Duncan, and Oliver
Jake Simmons & the Little Ghosts
Jake Simmons, one of two songwriting talents behind the excellent (but now defunct) Dead Scene Radio, is back. With a hand picked supporting cast and unapologetic swagger, Jake is taking his blend of punk, rock, country, pop and folk out of a southwest Michigan garage and onto your turntable. With the Little Ghosts (essentially a complete motown-era rhythm machine) in lockstep, Jake's live show swings wildly from soulful acoustic ballads, to catchy doo-wop, to cascading sheets of caterwauling feedback. Always brash, always honest, usually with a middle fucking finger to convention, Jake is a true archetypical midwestern singer-songwriter who laces up his steel-toed work boots each day without a hint of irony.
The Fever Haze
The Fever Haze are midwest guys who just want to play rock n roll.
The four piece group - Eric Beck, Mike Greene, Jake Kalmink, and Jimmy Versluis - are finding a way to incorporate their current day listening into the rock music that they grew up with. The band’s most recent release “Dear Fate” (Triple Deke Records) draws influence from Wilco, Bruce Springsteen, Pujol, Built to Spill, and Cursive to name a handful. Hailing from West Michigan, the group is working to continue growing their fanbase, winning over new markets, and writing/recording the brand of hard-working music that has become their hallmark