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Friday, June 6, 2008

Money Where Your Mouth Is: The Strange Familiar at Musica

Posted By on Fri, Jun 6, 2008 at 7:17 AM

C-Notes occasionally lets the band do the talking. This time around, we pass the mic to the Strange Familiar, a sublime new sophisticated rock band featuring Kira and Jeff of scene veterans Jaded Era, who won like 18 high school rock-offs in a row. More recently they wrote Ashlee Simpson’s “Invisible.” They're home for the weekend to debut a new CD, taking a brief break from L.A., where they're making a headlong rush at radio and a record deal. Read on for the details and their pitch. -- D.X. Ferris Band: The Strange Familiar Web: www.TheStrangeFamiliar.com Hometown: Akron Sounds like: “Timeless, soulful pop-rock featuring lush female vocals, complimented by tight guitar/ piano driven performances.” Recommend for fans of: “The Fray, KT Tunstall.” Fun fact: “Before starting The Strange Familair, Kira and Jeff were in the band Jaded Era for ten years, and did a show called ‘Rock The Universe’ at the Odeon, complete with Spinal Tap-esque costumes, space pods, and even a home-made talking robot.” Playing Where/When: Friday, June 6 at Musica (17-19 Maiden Lane, Arkon, 330-374-1114). With Ryan Humbert opening, doors 8 p.m., show 9 p.m. Why you need to see them: “This is TSF's debut CD release show. Going to be big!” -- Kira Leyden, singer/keyboard/guitar

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