Tag Archive for Brite Winter


Brite Winter 2016 Artist Spotlight: Seafair

Seafair is an extremely eclectic group with a multitude of influences. Each member of the band has been playing music for a long time in everything from marching band drum corps to youth orchestra, Celtic metal band Myth to indie-folk outfit Unsparing Sea. “I think that’s where it really came together. Our influences allow us to play with a bunch of different people because we are all of these sounds without even trying. We all have that as our inspiration and that’s what drives us.” Read more →


Brite Winter 2016 Artist Spotlight: Chomp

Chomp’s newest release Bruise Control is more traditionally loud and fast, defiant punchy punk that deals with themes of alienation, anxiety, challenging authority and even themselves. Their songs have roots in early Fugazi or Green Day, but there is also room for experimentation as they toy around with amplified feedback, processed vocals, guitar setups, and utilizing samples within their music videos and live sets. Read more →

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Brite Winter 2016 Artist Spotlight: Ageless Males

“We like to make people laugh,” Kyle Singleton smiles, reminiscing on playing Brite Winter in 2015 on the back patio of TownHall with his band Ageless Males. “We were playing around outside last year, trying to throw snowballs at each other and at our friend’s bands. We actually hesitated on that, but we really wanted to.” Read more →


Brite Winter 2016 Artist Spotlight: By Light We Loom

Storytellers, innovators, entertainers: we expect musicians to embrace many roles within their craft to keep our attention as listeners. Perhaps there is no one as fickle as the critic, which is what each of us inherently become when listening to a new release or watching a live performance. Shanna Delaney and Eric Ling, the duo behind By Light We Loom, understand the desire that audiences small and large alike have to be engaged. Read more →


Interview: Signals Midwest

Recorded over two weeks in Cleveland, Signals Midwest unleashed Light On The Lake, the follow-up to their acclaimed sophomore album Latitudes & Longitudes, in the fall of 2013. Since then, they’ve been on the road non-stop, sharing stages with the likes of Kevin Devine and The Front Bottoms, and are in the midst of planning a European tour. We talk… Read more →


Interview: Yosemight

Drawing from rock, bluegrass, fusion, and funk, Columbus trio Yosemight take the Cleveland Clothing Company Stage at Loren Naji Gallery at 6 p.m. We talk to the band about their eclectic influences and some of their most memorable shows. View the entire Brite Winter line-up and schedule here. Select interviews will be printed in the Premium Guide Book along with CD… Read more →

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Interview: RGI International

A Cleveland boomerang, Ryan Gerber wasted no time immersing himself in the arts when he returned to his hometown. Gerber is the founder of RGI International, a company that fuses creative design with placemaking, harnessing the psychology of why we do the things we do and using it to transform spaces. RGI is responsible for the beloved — and returning… Read more →


Interview: She Bears

At the crossroads of shimmering power-pop and the melodic punch of indie-punk, Columbus’ She Bears January full-length release We Will Be Fossils — the long-awaited follow-up to 2010’s I Found Myself Asleep – burst with bright narratives. We talk to them about the time in between, writing their new album, and the filming of their new video for “Fossils”. Select… Read more →


Interview: Let’em Run

Punk-bred pals with a twisted taste for gruff Americana, Let’em Run recently released I Quit! Live, a collection of punchy bluegrass and whiskey-drenched shouts dotted with mandolins, banjos, and fiddle-wielding. We talk to Let’em Run about punk roots, recording Quit, and their classically-trained background. Select interviews will be printed in the Premium Guide Book along with CD samplers of  Brite… Read more →