Allen Epley is the singer/songwriter/guitarist for Shiner and The Life and Times. Ian Prince is the drummer for Porcupine, Story Of The Sea, and Houston. These two friends created a virtual neural handshake a couple years ago to undertake this endeavor. What came out was much more than the sum of its parts. Its a kind of stream of consciousness music that induces trance-like reactions.
Magic Bullet, Black Market, Seventh Rule, Hawthorne Street
Spending nearly half their lives playing together and separately in Milwaukee-area bands Sleepcomesdown, Notaword, Dorth Nakota, Worrier and Greatest Lakes, HazeFader is a new duo comprised of Kristofer Taylor and Tim Feret. Building on their past explorations of a noise-rock/art-punk style, the two balance tension and catharsis through a sound unexpected of a minimal setup.