Spirit Cave Archive

  • Well, hell it’s been a damned rocky road to get to 2014. I feel like last year I was trucking along full speed and killing it with unbreakable momentum. The fact that I haven’t posted in over a month proves that I hit a roadblock. I apologize for ducking out for an unplanned hiatus. Hey, I’m only one guy–I don’t have a staff and only occasionally do I have other contributors, mostly this is a one man show. A show I intend to get back on the road. The main problem for me began in October when there was a...

    Out with 2013, In with 2014!!!

    Well, hell it’s been a damned rocky road to get to 2014. I feel like last year I was trucking along full speed and killing it with unbreakable momentum. The fact that I haven’t posted in over a month proves that I hit a roadblock. I apologize for ducking out for an unplanned hiatus. Hey, I’m only one guy–I don’t have a staff and only occasionally do I have other contributors, mostly this is a one man show. A show I intend to get back on the road. The main problem for me began in October when there was a...

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  • As some of you may or may not know, I became freed of my day job on May 1st–the news of which I greeted with, at worst, ambivalence and at best a fair amount of happiness. Honestly, I’ve been missing out on a lot of killer shows during the week and the opportunity to spend a few weeks checking out what’s happening between Sunday and Friday, kind of thrilled me. This time has not gone wasted, though, I’ve not spent every night at a show–I’ve certainly tried to make the most of it. I would like to say that first...

    Shows Around Town: The First Half of May

    As some of you may or may not know, I became freed of my day job on May 1st–the news of which I greeted with, at worst, ambivalence and at best a fair amount of happiness. Honestly, I’ve been missing out on a lot of killer shows during the week and the opportunity to spend a few weeks checking out what’s happening between Sunday and Friday, kind of thrilled me. This time has not gone wasted, though, I’ve not spent every night at a show–I’ve certainly tried to make the most of it. I would like to say that first...

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  •   When I discovered the first Vial Of Sound EP it was the weirdest and consequently, most alluring, thing I had heard in a long time. Now, months later, after watching their live shows grow continual amazing momentum they will release their second EP this month with an amazing event at Crescent Ballroom on April 13th.  Substance Organique Volatile takes the plan outlined on their debut, which was an exciting drawing board of esoteric ideas, and fleshes out their sound into a three dimensional sonic groove machine. Now the crazy thing is, I can’t even describe why I love these...

    Vial Of Sound- Substance Organique Volatile EP

      When I discovered the first Vial Of Sound EP it was the weirdest and consequently, most alluring, thing I had heard in a long time. Now, months later, after watching their live shows grow continual amazing momentum they will release their second EP this month with an amazing event at Crescent Ballroom on April 13th.  Substance Organique Volatile takes the plan outlined on their debut, which was an exciting drawing board of esoteric ideas, and fleshes out their sound into a three dimensional sonic groove machine. Now the crazy thing is, I can’t even describe why I love these...

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  • Ryan Breen is best known for being the mad genius behind local luminaries Back Ted N-Ted, who once upon a time left Phoenix for New York City. Returning slightly disenchanted with the record business, he has returned to Arizona, placing his former outfit on hiatus and this is nothing but our gain. Breen has now founded a new band called Spirit Cave with Mike Bell from The Lymbyc System, Lawrence Hearn and featuring Mike Hissong and Catherinee Veriolli of 513 Analog, as well as guest vocals by Trisha Ditsworth. ∞8EP is the first in a series of EPs to be...

    All About Spirit Cave

    Ryan Breen is best known for being the mad genius behind local luminaries Back Ted N-Ted, who once upon a time left Phoenix for New York City. Returning slightly disenchanted with the record business, he has returned to Arizona, placing his former outfit on hiatus and this is nothing but our gain. Breen has now founded a new band called Spirit Cave with Mike Bell from The Lymbyc System, Lawrence Hearn and featuring Mike Hissong and Catherinee Veriolli of 513 Analog, as well as guest vocals by Trisha Ditsworth. ∞8EP is the first in a series of EPs to be...

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