- Phil Elvrum
Infobox Musical artist
Name = Phil Elvrum
Img_capt = Elvrum at the
University of California, Los Angelesin May 2004. Photo by David Greenwald.
Background = solo_singer
Birth_name = Phil Elvrum
Born = Birth date and age|1978|5|26|mf=y
Phil Elverum (born Phil Elvrum
May 26, 1978) is the sole permanent member of the Anacortes, Washington-based indie rockbands The Microphonesand Mount Eerie.
Phil Elverum is known and noted for his manipulation of analog recording devices and unique recording approach. His records have a distinct, natural sound. Most of the Microphones catalog was recorded on a broken 16 track reel to reel tape machine while his recent material has been recorded on an 8 track reel to reel.
Elverum currently operates
P. W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd., from which he sells records by Mount Eerie and the Microphones as well as Thanksgiving, Woelvand The Spectacle.
Phil Elverum used to drum for the
Olympia, Washington-based band Old Time Relijun. He is also a founding member of the band D+, and has produced and engineered recordings for many other artists, including Beat Happening, Mirah, Little Wings, Karl Blau, and Jason Anderson.
In addition to his albums, Elverum has released a few self-published books. He is also a painter, and has provided the artwork for most of his albums and many
t-shirtsand posters sold during his tours.
Artists who have played with Elvrum
Explosions in the Sky
*Kyle Field of
Adam Forknerof Yume Bitsuand VVRSSNN
*Calvin Johnson of
Beat Happening, Dub Narcotic Sound Systemand The Halo Benders
Khaela Maricichof The Blowand Get the Hell Out of the Way of the Volcano
Jason Andersonaka "Wolf Colonel"
Geneviève Castréeof Woelv
Adrian Orangeof Thanksgiving
Arrington de Dionysoof Old Time Relijun
The Poison Dart
Old Time Relijun
Slow Dance Fast
Lions & Eagles
* [http://www.krecs.com/html/artists/artistbio.php?interest=24 The Microphones / Mount Eerie official K Records website]
* [http://www.krecs.com/ K Records]
* [http://www.knw-yr-own.com/ KNW-YR-OWN Records]
* [http://www.pwelverumandsun.com/ P.W. Elverum & Sun, Ltd.] (Elverum's own label)
* [http://www.departmentofsafety.com/ Department of Safety]
* [http://www.cominginsecond.com/ Coming in Second Records]
* [http://www.uprecords.com/ Up Records]
* [http://mounteerie.trivialbeing.net/ Mt. Eerie Preservation Society: Comprehensive Fansite]
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