All posts by Jeff Milo

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

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.

Our own fests

 Don’t get me wrong — I love local music. I’m all about it. I know, all too well, that I needn’t hem and haw, all anxious and longingly, over the fact that Festivals, audaciously gargantuan festivals, indeed, requiring that capital F, are happening more than a thousand miles away…