C-Notes music writers let a band speak for itself, out of respect or apathy. In this case, it's respect. This Is Antarctica is a dope new metalgaze (read: hypnotic, slow and heavy) project featuring Jeff Shirilla, formerly of Cle-metal crushers Abdullah. —D.X. Ferris
Band: This Is Antarctica
Sounds Like: Monolithic pop music, i.e. Jesu, My Bloody Valentine
Fun Fact: "Features ex-members of retro-rockers and is currently the best-dressed band in Northeastern Ohio."
Playing: The Hi-Fi Concert Club Thursday, June 4
Why You Need to See Them: "God told you to." —Jeff Shirilla, guitarist/vocalist