Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin
"Met at a Super Bowl party in 1999. Broncos vs. Falcons
Got the band name in 2000.
Got a real singer in 2001.
Can't remember anything in 2002.
Parents and friends finally start liking us in 2003 or 2004.
Broom 2005. First tour. Tom leaves the band for art school.
Polyvinyl 2006. Our song is on The OC. The OC gets canceled.
Boris Yeltsin dies 2007 and we play at his funeral in Moscow (66% true).Also in 2007: First Europe tour with Jakub. Mute Math/Cinematics tour.Phil tries to kill John with a bar stool after a bad show in New Mexico.
Pershing 2008. Jonathan briefly quits then rejoins the band.
2009. We got 16 and Pregnant. Start recording LP3.
New album. Let It Sway. August 17, 2010."
Champaign, IL's, Elsinore, has created the ultimate moment of certainty with the Yes Yes Yes full length. Channeling the work of modern-day masters Ben Gibbard and Sufjan Stevens, songwriter Ryan Groff, has crafted a batch of vivacious yet personal songs that joyfully soundtrack the simplistic bliss of life in the Midwest.
Dots Not Feathers
Dots Not Feathers was originally formed as a collaboration between Stephen Baier and Ryan Myers. It soon grew into something much more with the addition of Ravi Raghuram adding vocals and various instrumentation. Lastly with the addition of Katy Durrwachter on piano these four friends from the Midwest became the band you hear today. Add 4 parts vocal harmonies, 2 parts creative instrumentation, 1 part ghost rock piano and 1 part jazz folk guitar parts and you get Dots Not Feathers.