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Mutemath

Born in the dust-laden family garage with archaic samplers, Radio Shack mics, and broken record players, Mute Math have been noisily calculating their notes for the past few years. This electro-alt rock collaboration between longtime friends Paul Meany (vocals/keys), Darren King (drums), Greg Hill (guitar), and Roy Mitchell-Cardenas (bass) has crept up on the music scene with force thanks to the 2006 release of their full length debut cd "Mute Math" (Teleprompt), the onslaught of a worldwide fan-base driven to their website, and this years nearly sold-out nationwide Album Release Tour.
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Born in the dust-laden family garage with archaic samplers, Radio Shack mics, and broken record players, Mute Math have been noisily calculating their notes for the past few years. This electro-alt rock collaboration between longtime friends Paul Meany (vocals/keys), Darren King (drums), Greg Hill (guitar), and Roy Mitchell-Cardenas (bass) has crept up on the music scene with force thanks to the 2006 release of their full length debut cd "Mute Math" (Teleprompt), the onslaught of a worldwide fan-base driven to their website, and this years nearly sold-out nationwide Album Release Tour.

The four piece (originating from New Orleans) has scattered influences that are apparent without being obvious, and touch on everything from DJ Shadow styled beats, moments of beauty and grandeur a la Bjork, and vocals that pay legitimate homage to Police-era Sting. When asked about this vast expanse of musical territory that we are asked to find them dwelling within, Meany replied, "I blame it on the past forty years of music." They act on the idea that their magic is to be found in the mixture of countless thoughts. Their live show thrives on this random energy too involving homemade instruments, live sampling, a junked-out keytar, and enough dizzying energy to make the hardest cynics wet their pants.

In simple terms, they're good. « hide

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LPs
Odd Soul
2011

3.9
167 Votes
Armistice
2009

3.5
204 Votes
Mute Math
2006

3.9
344 Votes
EPs
Spotlight
2008

3.5
29 Votes
Reset
2004

3.9
69 Votes
Live Albums
Odd Soul Live In DC
08/13/2012

3.3
2 Votes
Armistice Live
2010

4.4
18 Votes
Flesh and Bones Electric Fun DVD
2007

4.1
12 Votes

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