Cleveland.com featured four songs from 2018 Tighten Up Records Releases. Check out the playlist below for rock from Listen Little Man, jazz from Madd For Tadd, reggae from Daddy Longleg’s Homegrown Revival, and ambient from Vapid Rumors, plus all of the other new music coming out of the Cleveland area. There is a lot of good stuff on this playlist.
Album realease party at the 5 O’Clock Lounge in Lakewood, Ohio, 9pm Friday, April 6. Listen Little Man “Cryptid” available on cassette and CD at the show. Gilligan Magic and Mike Sopko will open. Free admission.
Beautiful, swinging big band recordings of Cleveland’s greatest composer, “The Romantic of the Bop Era”, Tadd Dameron, performed by Madd for Tadd, a project of the East Central Jazz Educators All-Star Big Band. Included in this album are large ensemble recordings of Dameron’s masterwork “The Magic Touch”. This ensemble, a group of educators from leading institutions of jazz instruction, is led by Kent Engelhardt and Stephen Enos. Look for Madd For Tadd on your summer festival schedule!
You know, when you are into somebody and the timing is not right. I mean there is attraction and interaction, but getting together, really getting together, gets stopped and when you’re ready the other person isn’t ready and vice versa?
You know when you realize you first have to love yourself to really love someone else?
Well, listen to my man sing about it…
There is so much good stuff coming out right now. Here are some tracks from some really cool independent artists from Ohio or who are traveling through. I got a weird mix brewing like college radio in the 90s. Check it out.