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Cloudkicker

    Cloudkicker is an instrumental progressive metal band from Colombus, Ohio consisting solely of musician Ben Sharp. He has gained significant notoriety amongst the Internet music community, and releases all of his music for free under a Creative Commons license. He has released 8 LPs and EPs on his Bandcamp.

    Ben Sharp began writing music under the moniker BM Sharp, or Ben the Sharp, In 2005. He began releasing short, ambient tracks, for free download around once a week. A desire to write something "heavier and more in depth" led him to write a 15 minute song, which he performed w ...read more

    Cloudkicker is an instrumental progressive metal band from Colombus, Ohio consisting solely of musician Ben Sharp. He has gained significant notoriety amongst the Internet music community, and releases all of his music for free under a Creative Commons license. He has released 8 LPs and EPs on his Bandcamp.

    Ben Sharp began writing music under the moniker BM Sharp, or Ben the Sharp, In 2005. He began releasing short, ambient tracks, for free download around once a week. A desire to write something "heavier and more in depth" led him to write a 15 minute song, which he performed with a small garage band. The piece was received well, encouraged him to continue.[1.

    He began releasing material under the pseudonym Cloudkicker in 2008, beginning with his first full-length album, The Discovery for free. He borrowed the name from the character Kit Cloudkicker on the TV show TaleSpin. He followed this album up with three EPs: The Map is Not The Territory, Portmanteau, and ]]][[[.

    In September 2010, he released his second full-length album, Beacons, via Bandcamp. This was his first release available for purchase, using a pay what you want scheme. Additionally, this was his first release available on CD as well as vinyl. Sharp has said this is a result of a constant deluge of requests since he began Cloudkicker.

    Sharp remains unsigned to any label, sayin.

    "I don't like touring and I don't want to have to pay the bills by making music, that would suck all the fun out of it for me. At this point I'm not sure a label could offer me anything I can't already do for myself, and other people seem to be perfectly happy to promote Cloudkicker on their own". « hide

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    LPs
    Woum
    2015

    2.7
    92 Votes
    Subsume
    09/14/2013

    3.9
    276 Votes
    Fade
    08/02/2012

    3.7
    350 Votes
    Loop
    2011

    3.1
    119 Votes
    Let Yourself Be Huge
    2011

    3.9
    465 Votes
    Beacons
    2010

    4.1
    751 Votes
    The Discovery
    2008

    3.8
    452 Votes
    EPs
    Little Histories
    2014

    3.5
    105 Votes
    A New Heavenly Body
    2010

    3.7
    70 Votes
    ]]][[[
    2010

    3.8
    186 Votes
    Portmanteau
    2009

    3.8
    150 Votes
    The Map Is Not the Territory
    2008

    3.9
    146 Votes
    Live Albums
    Live with Intronaut
    2014

    4.1
    39 Votes
    Compilations
    Myspace.com/musicistight
    2005

    3.9
    16 Votes

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