The Strange Heat
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The Strange Heat

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Band Alternative Rock


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5 song EP, with 2 extra tracks that are clean versions of 2 of the other songs.

Single : Point of View
UNregular radio

Single : Back to You

Single : Dance Tune
Your Local Note radio



"A very talented quintet, The Strange Heat refuses to be pigeonholed into a specific genre. Expanding, exploring and flexing their musical muscles is what they strive for as they create their music. The group has a nice blend of established talented musicians and new, young talented musicians, the future is very bright for this group." - Your Local Note

The EP Release at the TLA on South Street in Philadelphia in April was a great success! The EP is available for sale on and iTunes.
Additionally, an East Coast Tour is being planned for the summer!

ANDREW WARREN is the primary songwriter, producer, and co-manager of The Strange Heat. His main instrument in the band is guitar, and he also sings vocals (lead and background).He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Pittsburgh in 2009. Since then, Andrew has taught guitar, bass, drum, and rock/pop ensembles in both school and private settings. He is also part of a cover ensemble with A Sharp Productions, in which he performs at weddings, Sweet 16s, Bar Mitzvahs, and corporate events. In addition, he does recording for songwriters and artists in the area. He is passionate about writing, playing, and recording original music.

TERRENCE TURK GAINES hails from Washington DC. His musical influences include motown, jazz, gospel, hip-hop and pop. With a Bachelor of Arts in Vocal Performance from University of the Arts, he is multi-instrumentalist/Music Director/Teacher and producer. He has played many stages around the world from the smallest house party to Radio City Music Hall. But he calls Philadelphia his home, where he performs, records,writes, teaches, and plans his world wide musical take over. Terrence's contributions in the band range from drums to keys to vocals. Terrence is also a member of the A-Sharp Productions cover band team.

OLIVIA FLOCCO is the newest member of The Strange Heat, and is their lead female singer. Olivia began taking voice lessons in 4th grade with Terrence Gaines. Since then she has performed with many musicians in her 18 years including Pat Callahan from Seether, and on stages such as World Café Live in Philadelphia (when she was only in 6th grade) as well as The Grape Room in Manayunk.

JAMES MCCREAVY plays bass in the band and sings background vocals. He picked up his first guitar around 6 years old and started performing soon after. He also plays piano and drums. He has performed at at a variety of venues in the Philadelphia, Allentown, and Atlantic City areas. James is majoring in music, and continues to take private lessons as well.

Andrew Warren - Guitar, VOX ; Terrence Gaines - Drums, Piano, VOX, Percussion ; Olivia Flocco - Lead vocals/percussion; James McCreavey - Bass & Backing Vocals; Keyboard; Bonnie Warren - Co- Manager/ Co-Executive Producer
Self titled EP ; THE STRANGE HEAT, available on the website and on Itunes.
Single : Point of View UNregular radio. Single : Back to You Single : Dance Tune ?Your Local Note radio
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