Preview: Collage Carnival at The Mousetrap


On Saturday, March 24th, The Mousetrap Bar and Grill located in South Broad Ripple will be putting on the fourth annual Collage Carnival. The event is a sort of mini-festival to celebrate the coming of spring, and will feature two stages and nearly a dozen musical acts. Outlined below is a brief overview of just a few of the names that will play at the 2018 Collage Carnival.


One of the headlining acts for the Collage Carnival at The Mousetrap, Yheti is a producer from Dayton, Ohio. According to his Bandcamp profile, “Yheti’s live performances are an ever morphing detailed sound sculpture that plays with the souls of those open to the more experimental, surreal, low end heavy side of electronic music”. 

Yheti released his most recent EP “Far From the Tree” in 2017. You can listen to it by following the above link to his Bandcamp page. To find out more, you can go to Yheti’s website. You can also find him on Facebook.

Kaleidoscope Jukebox

Kaleidoscope Jukebox is the musical project of Clint Carty of Bloomington, Indiana, who creates downtempo, hip-hop and funk-infused music with elements of jazz and soul.

According to his website, “His first album, Infinite Reflection, was released in 2013 and charted #18 in the CMJ RPM Charts. To this day, it is receiving continued radio support via XM satellite and broadcast radio”.

You can listen to Kaleidoscope Jukebox by visiting his SoundCloud page. For more information, you can visit his website, or find him on Facebook.


Magnetic is an experimental bass musician and producer based in Indianapolis. According to his Facebook profile, Magnetic’s “Live performances showcase consistent creativity blending original tracks with unreleased sounds from various producers”.

Magnetic has performed at various festivals including Hyperion, Farm on Fire, and Mojostock. He has also worked with a wide range of artists and producers, including Yheti.

For more information on Magnetic, you can find him on Facebook. You can also listen to some of Magnetic’s tracks on SoundCloud.


Ascentient is the stage name of Cord Blaze, an experimental bass producer from Ann Arbor, Michigan. His profile states that Ascentient is  “Live Fingerdrum Psybass & Weirdbass”, and that he has “performed on over 30 music festival lineups with various artists including EOTO, Yheti, Space Jesus, Stratosphere, Papadosio, The Floozies, Porter Robinson, Desert Dwellers and many more”.

You can find out more about Ascentient by visiting his website, Facebook, or SoundCloud.

Frozen Turtle

Frozen Turtle is the moniker of Michael Reed, a local Indianapolis electronic music producer, animator, and audiovisual DJ. He released his debut EP “Coming Out Of My Shell” in 2014. You can listen to it by visiting his Bandcamp page. For more Frozen Turtle, check out his SoundCloud.

For more information about Frozen Turtle, you can find him on Facebook.


Other acts to play the 2018 Collage Carnival at The Mousetrap include Of The Trees, Cam Miller, Sweater Disco, Troll, Jonetsu, and Vibe Rayshun. There will also be some fire and live art performances to enjoy. The Collage Carnival starts at 7:30 pm on Saturday, March 24th, and runs until 3:30 am on March 25th.


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