's second live performance could mark the beginning of Cleveland's next technologically informed rock phenomenon. "We're a postmodern, '80s, New Order kind of band," says keyboardist Nate Tomasch, the trio's most recent addition. Singer-guitarist Ben Childs's vocals have been described as "Morrissey meets Danzig," and danceable songs that swing from 125 to 160 b.p.m. make every day like Friday.
The Phantasy helped launch Nine Inch Nails, who redefined what was possible with a keyboard.