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Show #152: Kiefer Jones and David Lee

By: Darrin Snider (darrin at indyintune dot com)
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 12:00:00 PM


It's Always a treat to introduce new talent to the audience at large, and we've done a lot of it here.  Some of these names have gone on to make waves, some of them disappeared shortly after appearing on Indy In-Tune.  I don't take any credit for either of those.  Kiefer and David from this week's show have a really neat sound to them, which I would be tempted to generalize as John Mayer meets Eminem, except that this would also show how, while I consider myself on a expert in the music of the seven-county area, I know almost nothing about current music outside of Indianapolis.  In fact, have I ever even heard a John Mayer album?  Or am I only familiar with his music from people covering it on open mic night?

That said, I really do like what these guys are putting out.  Good, solid songwriting and lyrics, with a bit of edginess.  If we can get some production behind them (come on Azmyth), then I think they might be on to something, assuming they can find a venue to call home.  The other problem with doing something just a bit different is that you tend to be real lonely.

Links referenced in the show:
  • Kiefer Jones and David Lee can be found here:  Facebook | YouTube
  • In the co-host slot is Irish from the Sound Check with Irish, Tuesdays from 8 to midnight on Indy In-Tune Radio.
  • David Lee was previously on Show #116 with the band Vessel.
  • Kiefer Jones was previously in Austin and Biloxi with the Air Force.
  • Their three-song EP is available for $2, contact the band to get your copy.
  • Put the movie Baseketball on your "to watch" list if you haven't seen it.
  • David hails from the Fountain Square area of town, back it it wasn't exactly the hipster heaven it is today.

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Kiefer Jones and David Lee: Demos
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