I was on my brand new ISH last night – taking photos at the album release show for Nelly Kate’s ISH ISH. I must admit that the show is not a normal Cheats Movement blog stop BUT I was really happy by the number of friends I saw at Strange Matter and how cool the vibe was last night. To be honest, I shouldn’t have been surprised at all – I’ve seen The Diamond Center a few times and they are some of the nicest people around. This was my first time seeing them live inside (I saw them at RVA Music Fest) and they are flat out awesome.
However, the reason most people were in the building last night was to see Nelly Kate play songs off her new album ISH ISH. I’ve never seen anything like it – Nelly’s live performance is a beautiful war. She plays amazing – she sounds amazing – she is going to battle up there to create her unique sound and she pulls it off flawlessly. Also on the bill were The Pharmacy (Seattle) and SoftSpot (Brooklyn). They both turned in really solid sets. You should check for all of these bands online.