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Houndmouth

WXPN Welcomes Americana Rock Band HOUNDMOUTH to HBG

February 15, 2019
8:00 PM

Sunoco Performance Theater
Tickets range from $24.50 - $34.50
Ticket go on sale Friday, Novemeber 9 @10:00am

In late 2011, Matt Myers, Zak Appleby and Shane Cody started playing music together in a historic home in New Albany, Indiana dubbed "The Green House." Its rooms were adorned with relics from times past, so it was no surprise that songs such as “Penitentiary” bounced off the walls. Nostalgic sounds from their first album seemed to serve as a welcome escape for listeners from the relentless demands of the digital age. But if you asked any one of the guys, they were 'just having fun.'

Houndmouth signed with legendary indie label Rough Trade Records in 2012. From The Hills Below The City landed them on several world-famous platforms such as fellow lovable Hoosier, David Letterman's stage. When vocalist, guitarist, and songwriter Matt Myers collaborated with big-name producer Dave Cobb a natural sounding album captured in a familiar fashion came together, except this time with a #1 adult alternative radio single in “Sedona.”

The group find themselves touring in support of their third full length album, Golden Age, released this past August via Reprise Records. Now with four new touring band members (Caleb Hickman, Drew Miller, Graeme Gardiner, and Aaron Craker - after Katie Toupin’s departure) the band admits that although there is no doubt that their perceived public identity is founded on roots and Americana, Houndmouth nevertheless created a concept album around a nostalgic future - and the sound will certainly reflect its message. The credits for Golden Age only begin to hint at the lengths they went to in order to find the sound of their nostalgic future — vintage Voxes, Vocoders and Moogs, modern programming, strings, tympani and baritone sax.

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This show is supported by the Lois Lehrman Grass Foundation.

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