Hailing from Peoria, IL, The Way Down Wanderers embrace their varied musical backgrounds to create a sound that is both traditional and groundbreaking. With a roots, bluegrass, folk vibe, the band uses tight harmonies, instrumental expertise and innovative arrangements to create soulful as well as fast-paced folk-inspired tunes that will stay with you for days.
LED WALL was made using Adunio, MAX/MSP/JITTER, and Xbox Kinect. An interactive environment was created for participants to explore using their bodies as the controller for a fully immersive experience. The Xbox Kinect and synapse was used to receive data from the user that was then sent to MAX/MSP/JITTER. When the users’ hands and/or feet reaches a Y coordinate, it communicates with two arduinos behind the walls using maxuino to turns on specific LED lights.
The Chicago Jam Band, Sneezy, draws its innovative sound from Rock, Hip-Hop, and Soul influences. Sneezy’s six members have been building musical chemistry together for over a decade. Live performances are best characterized by their enveloping grooves, crowd interaction, and occasional freak dancing! A loyal fan base stretches across Illinois where the band has supported national touring acts as well as headlined at major colleges and universities.
‘Hollow Man’, one of the more somber tracks on The Way Down Wanderers self-titled album, was filmed in Peoria, Illinois. The sound was recorded live in an abandoned house, which provided great acoustics. Filmed by Mark Grismanauskas and Don Estavon.
Tha Profits single “Buster Bluth”, featuring mikeyDUBS, was filmed and edited by Mark Grismanauskas at Illinois State University. This was produced by Mark during his Senior year of college while studying Arts Technology.
Interviewed by Erin Riedl, Jason Hann of EOTO, before his set at Summer Camp Music Festival 2015 gives Vision fresh insights on EOTO’s life on the road.
The hooping alphabet, performed by Michelle Bell. Watch and learn your hooping ABC’s today! The music is by Tipper called “Jibber Jabber”. A – Antispin B – Breaks C – Cascade…
The Way Down Wanderers performing ‘Truth, Son’ at Summercamp Music Festival 2014. Summercamp is held in Chillicothe, IL. This was close to home for the band, as they are from Peoria, IL.
Charles Hamilton – All Alone. Music produced by Woody AKA. WoodysProduce. Actor is Brad Mckight.
The Way Down Wanderers check their sound before playing for family, friends and fans. The soundcheck led into their highly-anticipated Album Preview and Meet & Greet concert at the Limelight Eventplex in Peoria, IL.