Cleveland’s Exit Stencil Records are on a bit of a roll lately. I wrote about one of their bands a few weeks ago, Hot Cha Cha, and the label was recently profiled in CMJ. On top of that, the new album (Take Shape) they’ve released by The Dreadful Yawns is something I can’t seem to stop playing. Here’s two songs from it:
I caught Cleveland’s Hot Cha Cha the other night at Carabar. I enjoyed their set, but I’m a little concerned. The lead singer performed barefoot onstage and also jumped down in the crowd to dance/perform… I just hope she got her tetanus shots……. Ouchie.