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Fashion Week launched its third EP, “Murfreesboro” on Might 26 | Credit score: Micah Sedmak

Local various band, Fashion Week, is ready to make its Massive Room Bar debut this weekend earlier than heading to Nashville to document its subsequent EP.

Made up of lead vocalist and guitarist Jason Turner; guitarist Tyler Earnest, and bassist Andrew Lee, the band acquired its begin in 2013 after the discharge of its first EP, “Darker Issues.”

Now 4 years later, Fashion Week has opened for nationwide touring bands, like former various group Churchill, has simply launched a third EP, “Murfreesboro” and is ready to move to Nashville to document a fourth.

The group’s music, Turner mentioned, has taken a flip for the higher over time, largely as a result of its members have grown nearer.

I believe one main distinction now could be that we’ve actually dialed into our band’s sound and how we prefer to document music,” Turner mentioned. “After we recorded our first EP we’d solely been enjoying collectively a couple of weeks. If you happen to take heed to that first EP, ‘Darker Issues,’ and our most up-to-date EP, ‘Murfreesboro,’ they sound very completely different –– partly as a result of our sound has advanced since then, but in addition as a result of we’ve been enjoying collectively for 4 years now.”

The various, indie-rock band has been influenced by a wide range of teams akin to the long-lasting band, Radiohead, and extra fashionable teams like Cage The Elephant and Arcade Hearth.

Regardless of its music’s fashionable influences, Fashion Week has remained conventional on the subject of making music. Earnest mentioned it’s vital for them to trace all of their music stay.

“We don’t play with tracks in any respect, it’s just about all stay at this level,” he mentioned. “After we document we do overdubs, however we sometimes attempt to observe stay as a lot as we will — at the very least for the principle a part of the tracks.”

Fashion Week’s imaginative and prescient has additionally advanced previously 4 years. Turner mentioned now greater than ever, the band’s purpose is to play all through the Midwest, not simply 10 or so exhibits in Columbus every year.

Even so, Turner mentioned its hometown exhibits are all of the extra particular.

“Our subsequent Columbus present goes to be on the finish of September, so not tremendous lengthy (from June),” Turner mentioned. “However we’re solely enjoying in Columbus two to a few instances a yr now, so we actually need to deal with making our in-city exhibits particular occasions.”

Because the band continues to develop, Turner mentioned he sees massive issues in its future, transferring past simply stay music and hopefully into the on-display screen music business.

“Within the subsequent few years I hope we now have a strong fan base in and round Ohio and I hope to listen to a few of our songs in films and TV exhibits,” he mentioned. “So touring extra, enjoying greater exhibits and perhaps opening for Arcade Hearth or The Nationwide—if we will do these issues we’ll be very glad.”

Fashion Week will carry out on the Massive Room Bar at 036 S. Entrance St. on June three at 7 p.m.

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