Fans of local music have no doubt enjoyed watching the musical metamorphisis of Jake Simmons. A product of South Haven (claimed by the Kalamazoo scene), Simmons went from more pop sensible stylings as apart of now-defunct Dead Scene Radio and has adopted an unapologetic brand of rock 'n' roll. Plus, alongside a handful of other bands and musicians, Simmons has been one of the few solid rocks in an ever-changing Kalamazoo music scene.
He's in good company, too, with Ben Bojanich (ex-Ghosts of the Great Lakes) on bass, Ian Cooper (ex-Patience, Patients) on drums and Matt Blasco playing guitar to form Jake Simmons and the Little Ghosts.
For a look at the group's raw, root-sy rock sound, check out our Track of the Week. We're featuring "Us". You can play the song below or anywhere else on our website this week. Check it out.
If you are a band or artist that would like to be considered for our Local Track of the Week, please e-mail web editor Jayson Bussa at firstname.lastname@example.org.