Lesa S, The Heart Machine and Seven performing local original music in the free and creative atmosphere that is The Flow Factory.
As part of A Very Merry Jerry Day, celebrating the life and music of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, The Heart Machine will open the show with versions of some of their favorite Dead tunes. Stay for more music from Koko Ray and the Keepers, Mumbo Jumbo and Stonefish.
The Heart Machine celebrate the completion of their debut CD Love is Home with a CD Release Party at The Hideaway Cafe in St. Petersburg, featuring special guests Stephen Connelly, Ricky Wilcox, Raphael Aquino, Russell Sharp and more. Doors at 6pm, music at 8pm. $5 at the door or in advance at www.hideaway.biz
A free concert from The Heart Machine 2/15/14 at The Ale & the Witch, 4:30pm.
An all day earth and music festival, with a Heart Machine performance at 2pm.
Sounds Like: R.E.M., Elvis Costello, Nick Lowe, Big Star, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Bio: The Heart Machine, taken from from Fritz Lang's 1927 sci-fi masterpiece Metropolis, originated in February, 2010. Original music is the focus of this local Sarasota, Fl. band, playing catchy, lyrical indie rock in the Sarasota area and beyond. Formed by singer/songwriter Michael Miller, the thr...See Full Bio
"During their tenure, The Heart Machine has worked up nearly 50 songs, which fully embrace a rootsy, midtempo indie pop rock that’s aptly pleasing for a wide range of audiences. The trio has played numerous festivals (Indie Underground Railroad Live Originals; the “Blackbird” Beatles’ tribute for WSLR radio; various Rosemary Rising events and The Harvey Milk Festival, for instance) and continues to perform regularly at regional hot spots while saving funds to record its debut album (tentatively titled “Love Is Home”) by the end of 2012."
Ask The Heart Machine anything...
Q: Do you use standard tuning, or tune a half tone low?
A: Thanks for noticing--good ear! The band does tune down 1/2 step from standard tuning. Adopted by the band through front man Michael Miller's use of the tuning from his solo acoustic career. Miller says he uses the tuning to add to his singing range, to prolong string life, and to give the music a subtle tone change.
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