Purveyors of: Angular yet somehow dreamy progressive psych rock nuggets that provoke and confound with a sense of mischievousness not far removed from their jaundiced namesake. File next to: Deerhoof, Yes, Tame Impala Playing: #WL15 Night 3, Sunday Feb. 15 at The Garrison
Emerging out of the joint union between members of The Elwins and Ruby Coast, Bart were initially a primarily studio based project between members Christopher Shannon and Nathan Vanderwielen, but has since definitively solidified its line-up. Bart released an EP back in May, Bart by Bart (Idée Fixe Records), which drew on strong progressive influences and modern indie impulses.
Purveyors of: Barebone post-hardcore, spit in your face family fun File Next To: White Ribs, heavy Nirvana, Frog Eyes Playing: January 24 @ Junction City Music Hall
Bark, bellow, bluster, clamour, holler, howl, roar, scream, screech, shout, shriek, squall, vociferate, yowl. All of these verbs and more can be found in the (insert aggressive adjective here) music of Creep Highway. They rule. Wavelength's Adam Bradley got in touch to ask them why they rule so much.