TASE 28: Inner Groove Distortion, feat. Mike Bankhead

Welcome to the show Dayton, Ohio’s Mike Bankhead, who, as a bassist and keyboard player, brings a singular spin to guitar music. His sophomore indie rock album Anxious Inventions and Fictions adopts a classic 70s LP format to tell a story about insomnia–sometimes in fried-nerve distortion and sometimes in sighing piano balladry, but always with an ear for adventurous song structures and well-wrought lyrics.

In this episode of The All Scene Eye, we talk about the merits and limitations (is there a difference?) of old school vinyl, plus some of the many ways in which streaming services fail to help musicians make a living.

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