Strydir Lee
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Strydir Lee

Toledo, Ohio, United States

Toledo, Ohio, United States
Band Rock


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"Midpoint Music Festival Saturday"

Strydir Lee (Toledo, Ohio)


This quartet has amassed a dedicated following in the Toledo area on the strength of four solid Rock albums, including their latest, Electric Money Burns. With a revamped line-up and a new album, Strydir Lee are poised to bring their thinking man's crunchy Northern Ohio Rock to the river.

You'll Dig It If You Dig: Foundational influences (Beatles, Stones, Bowie, Dylan) with flashes of Indie esoterica (Flaming Lips, Wilco, My Morning Jacket). (Brian Baker)

- Cincinnati City Beat


Strydir Lee (2000)
Careless and Free (2002)
Acoustic Volume 1 (2003)
One Night in Yspi (2004)
Electric Money Burns (April 2006)
Phony Cosmic Clues (Jan 2010)



Strydir Lee has a one of a kind sound blending elements of rock, funk, blues, folk, and jazz. From early on the band's has experienced national and international exposure through their appearance on Mitch Albom's radio show, and various internet radio stations. Singer/Songwriter Nick Leyand is a prolific songwriter that provides the majority of the band's material, although significant writing contributions have been made by all band members. Strydir Lee was founded by Nick Leyland and drummer Jon Wilson in early 1998. At the time Nick was playing with the band Middle Earth. Middle Earth's drummer was unable to play a particular gig, so they called upon Jon Wilson to fill in. Jon played the gig with the Middle Earth and immediately the jazz/pop influences that Jon brought to the band inspired Nick to break off and work with Jon. Thier collaboration led to the creatation of a new and unique sound. After a few months of working out new musical ideas, Nick and Jon were joined by lead guitarist Ron Dielman. In 1999 the band recorded their first self titled LP at the Creme Delux studios under the guidance of Jared Levengood. After multiple follow up albums, Jared is now a full fledged member of the roster as the bassist. The band is pleased to announce the release of the recently completed album Phony Cosmic Clues. The fifth in a line of unique and musically evolving albums.