Step 1: Build a framework of spacey, jazzy post-rock sounds circa Chicago 1998. Step 2: Fill it out with the breathless emotionalizing of "OC"-era indie crossover acts like Death Cab and Arcade Fire. Step 3: Brood, brainstorm and rejoice. What do you get? What else but Akron's latest underground rock export, The Sewing Machine War. Ghost Shirt, Old Hundred and New City Gypsy will join them for their second Kobo show in as many months.

Step 1: Build a framework of spacey, jazzy post-rock sounds circa Chicago 1998. Step 2: Fill it out with the breathless emotionalizing of "OC"-era indie crossover acts like Death Cab and Arcade Fire. Step 3: Brood, brainstorm and rejoice. What do you get? What else but Akron's latest underground rock export, The Sewing Machine War. Ghost Shirt, Old Hundred and New City Gypsy will join them for their second Kobo show in as many months.