WSKG’s Summer Playlist

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Throughout the summer we highlighted regional bands in the series we call WSKG’s Summer Playlist.

SECOND DAM-05/15/15

Second Dam is a 6-piece eclectic indie band out of Ithaca College’s music program.

VOODOO HIGHWAY-05/21/15

Voodoo Highway is a rocking band with an expansive view of what ‘blues’ means.

PILGRIMS-05/28/15

Pilgrims is a garage rock noisemaking duo out of Elmira.

BRIAN!-06/02/15

Brian! with an exclamation point is a 3-piece band out of Ithaca featuring the bassoon.

DIRECTIONAL INFLUENCE-06/11/15

Corning-based duo, Directional Influence, is a minimalist electronic band.

MONEY MARS-06/18/15

Money Mars is a rapping conspiracy theorist out of Ithaca.

IZZY TRUE-06/25/15

Izzy True is a musician and cartoonist from Trumansburg. She makes music to accompany her comics.

MILKWEED-07/02/15

Milkweed says that it draws inspiration from folk, blues, world music–and all other kinds.

EYUKALIPTUS-07/09/15

Ithaca musician, Eyukaliptus, makes music layered with R&B, hip-hop, jazz, and electronic.

KRISTIAN VEECH-07/16/15

The sound and sense of Allan Parsons and Todd Rundgren run though Binghamton native Kristian Veech‘s music, and there is an unmistakable 70’s FM progressive rock feel to much of his sound.

THE FALCONERS-07/23/15

The Binghamton duo The Falconers play indie-rock that they call uplifting and hard-hitting.

ROCKWOOD FERRY-07/30/15

Rockwood Ferry is a project from singer/songwriter Tenzin Chopak. He’s a Tennessee native–now based in Ithaca.

THE KRAKEN QUARTET-08/06/15

The Kraken Quartet met in the Ithaca College music program. They’ve been together since 2011 playing experiment percussion.

RAPID RIVER BOYS-08/13/15

Rapid River Boys is a folk duo whose roots run deep in the Southern Tier.

NOT FROM WISCONSIN-08/20/15

Not From Wisconsin is one of the tried and true bands of Ithaca, according to percussionist Brett Powell.

PORCHFEST-08/27/15

Folks surrendered their porches and the West Side was sprinkled with local music. Listen to the music being made next door.

BIG MEAN SOUND MACHINE-09/03/15

With 13 touring members of the group, Big Mean Sound Machine is a band that is always living up to it’s name.

SAMITE-09/10/15

He’s spent decades making music, and trying to bring music to orphans and refugees through his organization, Musicians for World Harmony.

MOSAIC FOUNDATION-09/17/15

Mosaic Foundation plays “forward-thinking reggae that stays true to its roots.”

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