Emptying change jars, digging through couch cushions, turning pockets inside out, shining a flashlight under the fridge hoping to retrieve a lost quarter from yesteryear — some bands will do anything to get into the recording studio. Rounding up some money to lay down a few tracks is a rite of passage nowadays. For Northern Kentucky’s Great Young Hunters, this wasn’t just a rite of passage; it was pretty much a monthly occurrence.
But when you’re heading into the studio to record your debut LP while simultaneously trying to establish yourself within an over-saturated local scene, battling the kitchen’s dust bunnies is the least of your worries.
Cincinnati has a vast and flourishing Indie scene.
Great Young Hunters celebrate the release of Civil Twilight at Southgate House Friday with guests Sweet Ray Laurel and All Dinosaurs. Go here to read Nick Grever's full interview.