Their first full-length album, Broomwas independently released in They are now signed with Polyvinyl Record Co. Will Knauer and Philip Dickey were friends in high school. Phil and John Robert Cardwell met in during their freshman year of college and started writing songs together.
From tothe group recorded demos at home and in their dorm rooms while playing local shows in Springfield and Columbia, Missouri. The group's first release was a split EP with the vocal duo Gwyn and Grace in In Fall the group began recording their first full-length album, Broomat Knauer's house, which is featured in much of the band's artwork.
Broom was released in Pangea - Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Broom The debut was seen as an indie success, and received favorable press in Spin Magazine and internet buzz from blogs like You Ain't No Picasso and Bars and Guitarswhile Pitchfork gave the album an average rating, 6.
In Februarythe band went on their first national support tour opening up for Catfish Haven from the Secretly Canadian label. On the same tour, the group recorded their first Pangea - Someone Still Loves You Boris Yeltsin - Broom for the music website Daytrotter. The lo-fi sound drew many critics and listeners to the band. The group returned to Springfield to record their highly anticipated follow up to Broom. Unable to record at Knauer's house because of noise complaints, the band moved Gott - Eyjolfur Kristjansson - Dagar home recording studio to Knauer's aunt's house.
Pershing was released on April 8, on Polyvinyl Records. The band was named the "best new band in Missouri" by the Boston Phoenix despite the "cutesy, irritating quality of its six-word name". In the band released a split EP with the Liverpool band Puzzle, licensed their song "Anne Elephant" to a MasterCard commercial,  and made their network television performance debut on the Carson Daly Show. On October 22,NME. The band released a new album on September 17, entitled Fly by Wire.
On March 5,it was announced via the band's official Twitter page that a new album would be released in the summer of A teaser trailer for the album was simultaneously released on YouTube. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. American indie pop band. Archived from the original on Retrieved The Stark Online. Springfield News-Leader. Categories : establishments in Missouri Indie rock musical groups from Missouri Musical groups established in Cultural depictions of Boris Yeltsin.
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