Band of Horses

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Tags: indie indie rock seen live alternative alt-country rock Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 2000s
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This Seattle, Washington, USA-based band caused a notable stir in indie rock circles with the release of their 2006 debut, Everything All The Time. Ben Bridwell (Benjamin Bridwell, Irmo, South Carolina, USA; vocals/guitar) and Mat Brooke (b. Tucson, Arizona, USA; guitar) had originally worked together in the Seattle-based slow-core specialists Carissa’s Wierd, releasing a number of low-key but acclaimed albums around the turn of the new millennium. The unit disbanded in late 2003, leaving Brooke and Bridwell to launch the short-lived November 16th. The duo then teamed up with Chris Early (bass) and Tim Meinig (drums) in the Horses, a moniker that quickly expanded to Band Of Horses. The quartet signed a recording contract with esteemed independent label Sub Pop Records and released their self-titled debut EP. Ex-Carissa’s Wierd drummer Sera Cahoone shared drumming duties with Meinig on Everything All The Time. The album saw Bridwell and Brooke moving...

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