NEWS

10-28 Cloudkicker releases new music
12-01 Cloudkicker releases new EP


RELATED MUSIC LISTS
 2011: Sput Resist
 ya1k
 Music For Happy Listening
 PitchforkArms Put Out an Album
 Top 25 Of '14
 More Music of Interest
 My goats pt. 4
 Games that need more love
 Most loved instrumental albums
 Harry's 3 Year Sput-versary
 Fav For Every Year I've Been Alive
 Currently favourite
 Coolest Album Covers
 Best djent albums ever ( best list
 Make me cry
 Favorite TV Shows of 2016
 Favorite Post-Metal Albums
 Spotify Playlists yo
 Pencil's Week 9 NFL Pick 'Ems
 A List of Album YeezyStardust Shoul
» More Lists (439)

» Edit Band Information
» Edit Albums

» Add a Review
» Add an Album
» Add News

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 with a small ...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, saying "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

Similar Bands: Scale The Summit, Intronaut, Chimp Spanner, Pelican, Animals As Leaders

LPs
Woum
2015

2.7
93 Votes
Subsume
09/14/2013

3.9
277 Votes
Fade
08/02/2012

3.7
353 Votes
Loop
2011

3.1
119 Votes
Let Yourself Be Huge
2011

3.9
467 Votes
Beacons
2010

4.1
755 Votes
The Discovery
2008

3.8
455 Votes
EPs
Little Histories
2014

3.5
108 Votes
A New Heavenly Body
2010

3.7
70 Votes
]]][[[
2010

3.8
188 Votes
Portmanteau
2009

3.8
151 Votes
The Map Is Not the Territory
2008

3.9
150 Votes
Live Albums
Live with Intronaut
2014

4.1
41 Votes
Compilations
Myspace.com/musicistight
2005

3.9
16 Votes

Contributors: oltnabrick, MO, Maniac!, ChuckyTruant, betweentheburiedandi, Deviant., FearThyEvil, ctaxxxx, TrailOfDead, Thor, bloc, Apoc, Bouben, GibTG, ambiance762, Insurrection, Voivod, Deviant., ThomasTheCure, Tijnmans, AlmightyHabeeb, brookh6969, Sevhead, ctaxxxx, wyankeif1337, WhiteOwl, Athom, omnipanzer, MorningView425, TRMshadow,

STAFF & CONTRIBUTORS // SITE FORUM // CONTACT US

Bands: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Site Copyright 2005-2017 Sputnikmusic.com
All Album Reviews Displayed With Permission of Authors | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy