Year of birth : 2004
Age: 11 years
Place of Birth : Portland, Oregon, USA
Citizenship : United States
Synthesis of indie folk and post- classic
`Horse Feathers` - American indie rock band formed in 2004 in Portland, Oregon (Portland, Oregon).
As recognized musicians, their work influenced so many bands and artists, it would be pointless to recall each in turn. As for the band`s sound, then it merged the styles of the two artists whose work seeminglyIt may never be connected to a single project : the American rock star Bruce Springsteen (Bruce Springsteen) and the British post- classical composer Max Richter (Max Richter). From the first `Horse Feathers` inherited manner of performance and some shades of folk sound ,and influenced by the work of Richter turned into a unique sound and mood of the songs, which became the subject of heated discussion in the camp of fans and music critics. In an interview, the musicians have tried to answer the question about the reason ` melanholichnyh` sentiment prevailing on their records : ` I like the contrast ,- Said Justin Ringle (Justin Ringle), songwriter and frontman of the group - of course, I could only write sad songs, but I think it was not quite true. In general, in music, as in life, prevailing gray color - for example, the feeling when you wake up early in the morning and realize that childhood was over. Of course,sad, but it is impossible not to notice and good side to this change - rare schastya` solar rays.
`Horse Feathers` was founded in Portland, Oregon, but Justin Ringle, one of its founders, was born in Idaho (Idaho), where he began his musical career. In his native town, he tried several times to establish an indie rock band ,however, projects, despite the enthusiasm of Justin, quickly disintegrated.
In 2004, he moved to Portland to start a professional music career under the pseudonym `Horse Feathers`. Soon, however, he met with Peter Broderick (Peter Broderick), who, after hearing a few songs Justin, offered his help. Duo `Horse Feathers` began performing in bars and restaurants in the city, playing covers of famous songs like, did his own compositions.
Their first album - `Words Are Dead` - was recorded in the studio ` Miracle Lake` in 2006, the year. In September of the same year the album appeared in stores ; by the time the band signed a contract with `Lucky Madison Records`.Heather Broderick (Heather Broderick), sister of Peter, in the past, playing the cello in several bands - At the end of 2006 there was a new member of the group. Part of it was she who made the classic touch of creativity in `Horse Feathers`, which until that moment was saturated with the spirit of folk or, as critics say, indie -folk. Gradually, in the concerts of the group began to appear new musicians, but participants preferred to leave sound simple and not confuse a large number of tools.
In 2007, the band recorded the album `House With No Home`, and signed a contract with the label ` Kill Rock Stars`,which has since engaged in recording albums and touring organization group. Interestingly, almost polnostyumenilsya composition after the recording of the album in the band : Peter went to Europe (Europe), to try to re- start a music career. Heather began working with other groups, and soon also announced the departure. Despite the dramatic changes, Justin decided to continue the work, arguing that this is only a return to the very beginning, when the `Horse Feathers` was a solo project. Within a few months in the group have new names, and in 2009 the band started to record a third studio album - `Thistled Spring`,which went on sale a few months later, in the spring of 2010.
Last date the work group - `Cynic`s New Year` - came in 2012, and was also warmly received by the critics as the previous album.Over the years the scene `Horse Feathers` also released several singles and gave countless performances in the US and other countries. In 2013, the year one of the songs on the album also hit `You Be My Heart`, the organization dedicated to ` 826 Valencia`.