Houndmouth

Houndmouth

credit: Will Fenwick


In late 2011, Matt Myers, Zak Appleby and Shane Cody started playing music together in a historic home in New Albany, Indiana dubbed "The Green House." Its rooms were adorned with relics from times past, so it was no surprise that songs such as “Penitentiary” bounced off the walls. Nostalgic sounds from their first album seemed to serve as a welcome escape for listeners from the relentless demands of the digital age. But if you asked any one of the guys, they were 'just having fun.' Houndmouth signed with legendary indie label Rough Trade Records in 2012. “From The Hills Below The City” and their sophomore LP “Little Neon Limelight” landed them on several world-famous platforms such as fellow lovable Hoosier, David Letterman's stage. A natural sounding album captured in a familiar fashion came together, except this time with a #1 adult alternative radio single in “Sedona.” “Golden Age”, the third album featured some of the band’s most innovative and experimental songs yet.

 Today, Houndmouth finds themselves recording and also touring their upcoming untitled fourth album expected to release in 2020.

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Genre: Rock
Subgenre: Folk
From: New Albany, IN