Definition of IDEATION
: the capacity for or the act of forming or entertaining ideas
Ideation is a three piece rock n' roll band from Palm Desert (Southern California) that started in 2006.
John Marek (guitar/vocals) and Hallam Martin (former bassist) were the founding members. They wanted an original sounding band with strong hooks, soul, and meaningful lyrics.
An accident about five years ago is where it all began. John and Hallam were on their way to jam, one summer afternoon, when a friend lost control on the Interstate 10 freeway. "After swerving several times, we were wedged sideways on the grill of a semi going 75mph... then the thing jack-knifed off the road and landed on top of our car." Somehow, everyone managed to survive with only cuts and bruises. Since that day, the songs began to form.
After four years of practice, playing shows, line up changes, and experiencing many trying moments.... Ideation is here to bring you infectious sounds of originality and soul. Today, the band consists of John Marek (guitar/vocals), Jerryn Charos (bass), and Julio Corrales (drums).... Rock n' roll riddled with blues, funk, psychedelic, and jazz influences; Ideation wants to keep you guessing.
The band has played gigs at: The Date Shed, Space 120, The Hood, The Red Barn, Schmity's Tavern, Club Good Hurt, and Dillon's Roadhouse.