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Spirit of the Beehive / Suitor

July 14, 2022 to July 14, 2022
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Grog Shop, 2785 Euclid Heights Boulevard Cleveland Heights, OH 44106 United States of America,, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, 44106

About This Event

Ever since SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE released their self-titled debut in 2014, theyve developed a reputation for being your favorite bands favorite band. Theirs is the music of immersion, of confrontation, the kind that makes a listener stop and wonder, How are they even doing that? And as the years wear on, that sense of bafflement has made room for SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE to quietly but steadily ascend, with their most recent album, 2018s Hypnic Jerks, leaving them poised on the precipice of wider recognition.On April 9th, 2021 SPIRIT OF THE BEEHIVE released their fourth album and Saddle Creek debut, ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH. The album signals new chapters for the band on multiple fronts, being the first to feature their new three-piece lineup, as well as the first to be entirely self-recorded and produced. Guitarist/vocalist Zack Schwartz and bassist/vocalist Rivka Ravede are now joined by new member Corey Wichlin, a multi-instrumentalist who relocated from Chicago to the bands home territory of Philadelphia last year. In the spring of 2020, the trio began to write their new album at a distance by emailing files back and forth. The process of making this album was basically the exact opposite of our experience creating Hypnic Jerks, Schwartz explains. We had to record that in seven days, because that was the studio time we had, whereas ENTERTAINMENT, DEATH was made over the course of three, four months.SUITORCleveland duo Suitor (featuring members of Small Wood House) released their debut EP Communion last October, and this past month, it was re-released with three new tracks. The EP is filled with twisty, synth-laden indie rock and post-punk, pinging between a tightly wound energy and pleasing pop sounds. Chris Corsis nimble guitar and synth riffs intermingle with Emma Shepards alluring vocal performances, lending a lingering feeling of mystique thats enhanced even further by their lyrics. Their writing is poetic and fairly cryptic, utilizing grim imagery like a hellish p