Sunday, July 16, 2006
EARLY DAY MINERS
ARTIST / BAND: EARLY DAY MINERS
SONG (MP3): RETURN OF THE NATIVE
FILE UNDER: Indie / Rock / Gothic
LABEL: Secretly Canadian
INFO: The Bloomington, Indiana group Early Day Miners consists of core member Daniel Burton with a revolving cast of friends for recordings and live performances. Early Day Miners spin American rural music into richly cinematic, experimental textures that contain a prominent streak of melancholy (and some slowcore tendencies). The combo's first release was the seven-song, 49-minute, Placer Found, which emerged in 2000 on Western Vinyl. The 2002 LP Let Us Garlands Bring, on Secretly Canadian Records, boasted richer and more fleshed out landscapes to underpin the vocals of key member Burton. Early Day Miners continued on with 2003's Jefferson at Rest and 2005's All Harm Ends Here out on Secretly Canadian
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