Matthew Milia is a critically acclaimed songwriter, best known as the lead singer and guitarist for Frontier Ruckus. He is also a poet and visual artist. With Frontier Ruckus, Milia has tirelessly toured the United States and Europe since 2008—garnering a devoted cult following and performing at major music festivals such as Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, and End of the Road in the United Kingdom. Known for his thematic obsession on memory, domestic minutiae, suburban redundancy, and the fragility of family dynamics, Milia has written over 100 songs constructing an intricate personal mythology based in his lifelong home of Detroit, Michigan. His debut solo album, Alone at St. Hugo, is forthcoming.
Blaine Bothee was asked by a friend in April 2015 to play open up for a house show, mostly as a way to fill the bill up. From that moment, Blaine took his keyboard around the area, playing house shows and just wanting to people to have a good time, watching the budding relationship between man and musical machine.