Each week I'm going to try to post some music that's relatively new to me and maybe to you... even if it's been out a while but just wasn't on my radar yet. I will try to post it on Mondays, but you know how it is being a human... Sometimes life gets busy and you get sidetracked a few days. Or you may miss a week altogether. Regardless, I will try to keep up with this and will most likely be post it a day or two before a show I am recommending you check out! (Even if it's not on a Monday)
Side note: do you think it should be called "New Music to Me" or "On My Radar" or some other name? Or just posted without a specific catchphrase?
This week's pick is a band I stumbled onto a few months ago while looking for more good music by local ladies of rock'n'roll, punk, etc.
Sheena & Thee Nosebleeds are a group made up of poet and vocalist Sheena Powell and The Nosebleeds (Kevin James Cooper on bass, Chris "Doc" Kulp on drums, and Kermit Lyman III on guitar). The story goes that Sheena did a guest vocalist spot for the guys in 2013 and that turned into a thing which turned into the band as we know them now - with a 4-song EP, a self-produced EP and a full length album which came out in 2016. Their songs are loud, political, emotional, and exciting - punk and and soul and blues and a little dark sometimes. Sheena has a powerful voice which goes from quiet and sultry to loud and screaming as needed. I haven't had a chance to make it to the live show yet, but many friends enthusiastically recommend the full live experience and it's on my to-do list for sure. Their most recent album available is called "The Revolution Will Be Amplified" and you can listen on Bandcamp.