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Why?

    Why? (stylized WHY?) is an American hip hop and indie rock band. Originally the moniker of Berkeley, California artist Jonathan "Yoni" Wolf, WHY? became a full band before their 2005 release Elephant Eyelash with Doug McDiarmid and Matt Meldon, as well as Yoni's older brother, Josiah Wolf.

    When Matt Meldon left, the band became a three-piece, with Yoni as the primary songwriter and an additional keyboardist at live concerts. In 2008, the group added bassist Austin Brown to their lineup, making them a four-piece once again. In their arrangements, WHY? leans more toward folk a ...read more

    Why? (stylized WHY?) is an American hip hop and indie rock band. Originally the moniker of Berkeley, California artist Jonathan "Yoni" Wolf, WHY? became a full band before their 2005 release Elephant Eyelash with Doug McDiarmid and Matt Meldon, as well as Yoni's older brother, Josiah Wolf.

    When Matt Meldon left, the band became a three-piece, with Yoni as the primary songwriter and an additional keyboardist at live concerts. In 2008, the group added bassist Austin Brown to their lineup, making them a four-piece once again. In their arrangements, WHY? leans more toward folk and indie rock, as opposed to the more hip hop styling of their label-mates. Their lyrics also tend to be very abstract, focusing more on imagery than on any particular story.

    WHY? is also a member of the Anticon collective of Oakland, California. « hide

    Similar Bands: Hymie's Basement, cLOUDDEAD

    LPs
    Moh Lhean
    2017

    Mumps, Etc.
    10/06/2012

    3.6
    54 Votes
    Eskimo Snow
    2009

    3.3
    87 Votes
    Alopecia
    2008

    4
    286 Votes
    Elephant Eyelash
    2005

    4
    133 Votes
    Oaklandazulasylum
    2003

    3.4
    42 Votes
    EPs
    Golden Tickets
    09/17/2013

    2.5
    5 Votes
    Sod In The Seed
    08/10/2012

    3.3
    16 Votes
    Rubber Traits
    2006

    3.5
    1 Votes
    Sanddollars
    2005

    3.7
    7 Votes
    Early Whitney
    2003

    3.3
    9 Votes
    Live Albums
    Almost Live from Anna's Cabin
    2003

    4.6
    4 Votes

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