Mike Pays Heat releases “end of an era” EP Headspace, heads out on a brief December tour

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Philly indie rockers Mike Pays Heat released an EP last week called Headspace. When we first met the group back in September, after we took note of their quirky tunage and fun Youtube videos. Now, the group has collaborated with Modern Baseball bassist Ian Farmer to produce their new record, an exciting point for the band. Continue reading →


Get to know spunky Philly indie rockers Mike Pays Heat

Mike Pays Heat

Mike Pays Heat is a Philadelphia indie four-piece who have a whole lotta spunk. If you haven’t seen their magnetic YouTube videos, then I highly recommend checking them out. In a couple of them – “Around Here” and “All I’m Good For” – the boys congregate on a sofa and jump into the music, quickly snatching your attention. Drummer Daniel Siper uses the box of a board game (Quelf, a great game in and of itself) to keep tempo for the rest of the band mates, Ian Hunter (vocals/guitar), Alex Osman (guitar), Wil Schade (bass), who playfully sing and play along. Continue reading →