Much like their most beloved musical forebears, long-surviving hometown trio Outereach is hard to peg to one microgenre or scene. First on the list of influences on the group's MySpace page is The Police. It's instantly recognizable in frontman Joey Espinoza's clear, smooth tenor; in his snappy, repeatable refrains; and in the stylistic eclecticism traversed in any one of the band's songs. Also name-checked: Rush (see that tight, textured rhythm section), Peter Gabriel (a liberal dose of general spaciness), and a bunch of others including ... uh, Miami bass. Seriously, is there a local act... More >>>