All posts by Jeff Milo

Jeff covers music for Current, posting weekly show previews and highlighting new bands in the area.

All You Can Eat // 30-yr-old-father-of-two’s fantastic voyage into sex-rap land

“If I couldn’t see people’s reactions to this stuff, it wouldn’t be half as fun to make,” says Brandon Wiard. Reviewing Wiard’s resume, one would be understandably flabbergasted (and blushing a bit) to hear his latest production—a zinging, expansive double album that’s an errant, erotic, and yet, impressively eclectic odyssey into rap and r&b jams, a.k.a. BUFFAY.

Easily, Seamlessly, Joyously: Swimsuit’s various musical pursuits; new album

Amber Fellows talks about “the magic of Swimsuit.” Somehow, the Ypsi quartet always seems to come up with the workings for a good song “as soon as we get together.” This is marvelous, but it’s also impressive, considering the extent of each member’s busy-ness with other musical projects. Guitarist/singer Dina Bankole balances two other bands:

Fan funded

Who needs major labels? …Yes, the empowering DIY call rang out, thus liberating and inspiring working class passionates everywhere.