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    Taking Trips to Make Music To Take Trips to

    For some two decades, The Asteroid No. 4 has been the soundtrack to my many rustic and refined Pennsylvanian adventures: Fly fishing, camping, hiking, and the Warhol Museum. A three-hour trek from my north coast compound, the rurals and metros of Pennsylvania offer cool spots that I can bug out to. Coincidentally, the Asteroid No. 4 are trip-taking Pennsylvanian ex-pats,…

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    I Dream of the A-4

    SF’s Asteroid No. 4 Drop Dreamy Single: “The After Glow” John J. Callahan, PhD Upon waking, many struggle to recall the progress of the night’s sleep, the dream: surreal, vivid, blur of memories and emotion. At moment’s wake, still more long to stretch back into that slumbered bliss, with sound, places, and people far, so near. The sonic expression of…

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    Order/Disorder: Stephen Calhoun, Psych Artist

    July 13, 2020. This week, Heights Arts features the artwork of Cleveland Heights native son, Stephen Calhoun. Photographer, designer, painter, musician, and all-around cool dude, Steve was interviewed by POW in effort to breathe order into his ever-experimental, mind-bending digital photography. With exhibition dates from July 10 through August 23, Steve’s artwork must be experienced: Found objects, dizzying algorithms, Hubble…

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    Sunwatchers’ McHugh Strikes the BLM Bell

    John J. Callahan, PhD July 6, 2020 – Back in 2006, Jim McHugh convinced a Cleveland concert promoter to allow members of his band to ascend the shuttered belfry of St. Mary’s Romanian Orthodox Church. In the hours earlier, McHugh’s 12-piece freakout band from Athens, Georgia, had played Parish Hall, the repurposed church-property turned avant rock venue. Ever the rule…

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    Neu! Wave Interpreters: Holy Wave’s “Interloper”

    June 29, 2020 – This week, Austin psychedelic dream-pop band, Holy Wave release their fifth LP ‘Interloper.’ The record’s blueprint reveals a heady brew of synth-heavy, psyched-out harmonies perfect for your next kite flying adventure. Holy Wave’s unorthodox compositions defy the verse-chorus-verse conventions of everyday pop, unless you subscribe to the Brian Wilson school of dude-groovery. Shrewd listeners may hear…