Artist Spotlight: Deadbeat Beat

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Deadbeat Beat is Maria Nucculli, left, Alex Glendening and Zak Frieling

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Name: Deadbeat Beat    

Line up: Alex Glendening, guitar and vocals; Maria Nuccilli, drums and vocals; Zak Frieling, bass. 

Sound: Indie rock that has elements of jangle pop and 1960s garage.

Next: The trio is releasing the album "How Far" on Aug. 2. The new collection of songs came together while the band was touring off-and-on, booking shows themselves and opening for Guided By Voices, Tacocat, Protomartyr and others. Deadbeat Beat is kicking off another string of dates with a hometown show Saturday at UFO Factory, 2110 Trumbull in Detroit. Serving as a release party for "How Far," the show starts at 9 p.m. and includes sets by Shells, Career Club and Soviet Girls. Visit for more information.

Melody Baetens