Locals write about the album (or albums) that made them want to make music.
- Coley Kennedy (Welcome To Ashley): Your Arsenal by Morrissey
- Gabe Liebowitz (Dastardly): Red House Painters by Red House Painters
- Jeff Schneider (Darling): The Glow Pt. 2 by The Microphones
- Miles Doornbos (Chaperone): Fallow by The Weakerthans
- Patrick Tape-Fleming (The Poison Control Center): Adore by The Smashing Pumpkins
- Tony Sackett (Warm Ones): The Pod by Ween and Grace by Jeff Buckley