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Horse Feathers

Horse Feathers is a folk/indie band from Portland, Oregon. After fronting several rock bands in his native Idaho, singer/songwriter Justin Ringlemoved to Portland, OR in 2004 and began focusing on acoustic music, playing open mics regularly under the moniker Horse Feathers. In 2005,multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick heard a couple of Justin's demos and offered to help flesh them out. In February 2006 the duo went intoSkyler Norwood's Miracle Lake studios and recorded their debut album, 'Words are Dead,' which was released that September on Portland label,Lucky Madison. Later that year, ...read more

Horse Feathers is a folk/indie band from Portland, Oregon. After fronting several rock bands in his native Idaho, singer/songwriter Justin Ringlemoved to Portland, OR in 2004 and began focusing on acoustic music, playing open mics regularly under the moniker Horse Feathers. In 2005,multi-instrumentalist Peter Broderick heard a couple of Justin's demos and offered to help flesh them out. In February 2006 the duo went intoSkyler Norwood's Miracle Lake studios and recorded their debut album, 'Words are Dead,' which was released that September on Portland label,Lucky Madison. Later that year, Peter's sister Heather Broderick joined the group on cello and by 2007, Horse Feathers began featuring arotating cast of instrumentalists backing Justin's guitar and vocals. Justin and the Brodericks returned to Miracle Lake studios in the fall andwinter of 2007 and recorded 'House With No Home,' which was released on Kill Rock Stars in the spring of 2008. Around that time, Peter leftthe country to pursue music in Europe, and Nathan Crockett was enlisted to cover violin duties. Several months later, Heather also left thegroup to pursue other musical projects and cellist Catherine Odell came on board. The current lineup was rounded out at the beginning of 2009when Sam Cooper joined as a multi-instrumentalist. As a four piece, the group has been touring extensively and released a new album entitled'Thistled Spring' on Kill Rock Stars, April 20th, 2010. « hide

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3.4
16 Votes
Thistled Spring
2010

3.8
32 Votes
House With No Home
2008

3.7
53 Votes
Words Are Dead
2006

3.8
42 Votes

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