The Western Reserve is back with a pretty spectacular episode for Aquabear Legion’s 15th birthday! Aquabear is celebrating by releasing two compilations: the new Ohio music compilation VOLUME 7 (on vinyl) and an Aquabear Legion Archival Release called MOTHER OF PRESIDENTS (on cassette). This episode I play stuff from both of those releases, talk about the compilations, and more. You can pre-order your copies and support Aquabear right now on Indiegogo at igg.me/at/aquabearlegion
Van Dale – “Numbskull” Smizmar – “Sad Eyes” Actual Form – “Butler” Great Plains – “Hamburger Boy” 84 Nash – “She’s a Warrior” Thee Shams – “Run My Life” Ampline – “Silver Wave” Mirrors – “Slow Down” Log – “Near Enough” Grafton – “I’ve Been Lookin'” Orchestraville – “I See Grey” Dana – “Cupid” Appalachian Death Ride – “Harvest Moon (live)”
Athens based Ohio music and art collective Aquabear Legion will be celebrating 15 years with the release of two compilations. Aquabear Legion Volume 7 is a compilation on vinyl featuring new Ohio music from around the state, and Mother of Presidents is an archival compilation on cassette featuring classic Ohio bands. Pre-order and support these projects right now on Indiegogo at igg.me/at/aquabearlegion. The pre-order campaign features both releases along with new Aquabear t-shirts and hoodies, prints, previous releases, and more. These will be the 14th and 15th releases from Aquabear Legion since 2004.
Aquabear Legion Volume 7 will be released as a 12â€ vinyl record with art from Athensâ€™ own Chris Biester and music from Actual Form, Ampline, Buffalo Killers, Counterfeit Madison, DANA, Hiram-Maxim, Lung, Smizmar, and Van Dale. This will be a run of 300 records, 50 of which will be some sort of super special vinyl color.
Mother of Presidents is an Aquabear Legion Archival release on cassette and is a compilation featuring legendary Ohio acts from all around the state, covering the years from 1974 to 2004. Music from 84 Nash, Appalachian Death Ride, Geraldine, Grafton, Great Plains, Jenny Mae, Log, Mike Elliott, Mirrors, Orchestraville, Ron House, Swearing at Motorists, Thee Shams, and more still to be announced.
Just a regular ol’ episode of The Western Reserve here, packed to the brim with great Ohio music. There are new things (Herzog, DANA, Mery Steel, Leggy), older things (Great Plains, Mirrors), and some inbetween too. If you like this podcast please support us by subscribing, leaving nice reviews, telling friends, etc. We will back soon with 028, which is an all-Cheeseburgerfest Episode! Enjoy!
Tobin Sprout – “Cryptic Shapes” Great Plains – “When Do You Say Hello?” Blanket Boys – “Monday” DANA – “Death by Misadventure” Herzog – “Little Bugs” Mirrors – “Hands in my Pockets” The Breeders – “Off You” Wesley Bright & The Honeytones – “Happiness” Mery Steel – “Tender Get” Smug Brothers – “Phenomonal Tropics” Leggy – “Taffy” Primitives – “Maiden King” Sad Planets – “Not of This World” Relaxer – “Crystal Garden” Keelhaul – “El Matador”
Episodes 14 and 15 of The Western Reserve are a two part interview and playlist from Columbus, Ohio’s Paul Nini. Paul is behind Old 3c Records and its current form the Old 3c Label Group and is known to Ohio music fans from his bands Great Plains, Log, and Closet Mix. Brian spends the next two episodes talking with Paul about playing in bands, putting out records, and what he’s working on now. All while playing a lot of good music. Look for part two soon.
Great Plains – â€œOld 3Câ€
Ron House – â€œ20 or 30 Peopleâ€
Thomas Jefferson Slave Apartments – â€œFire In The Swimming Girlâ€
Psandwich – â€œWe Remystifyâ€
Counter Intuits – â€œStudy Hall Artâ€
Log – â€œThatâ€™s Allâ€
Peck of Snide – â€œLiving On The Sunâ€
Househearts – â€œPromised To Rememberâ€
Saint Paul – â€œJesus Is Spinning In His Graveâ€
Closet Mix – â€œHugh Are You?â€
Sue Harshe – â€œ50 Seconds Over Ohioâ€
Eleven Plus Two = Twelve Plus One – â€œPoogie & Fredâ€
The Ready Stance – â€œAll Healed Upâ€
Sin Shouters – â€œDown With Whatever Tonightâ€
Greg Bonnell – â€œSunshine Streetâ€
Randall Douglas Matson – â€œOh, Noâ€
Randall Douglas Matson – â€œThe Interlocutorâ€
The Malefactors Of Great Wealth – â€œPrisontownâ€
Burn Barrel – â€œAndy Uzzleâ€