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The Elephant 6 Recording Company

The Elephant 6 Recording Company (or simply Elephant 6) is a collective of American musicians who spawned many notable independent bands of the 1990s, including the Apples in Stereo, the Olivia Tremor Control, Neutral Milk Hotel, Beulah, Elf Power, of Montreal, and Circulatory System. [1]

71 relations: A Hawk and a Hacksaw, All Tomorrow's Parties (music festival), Athens, Georgia, Bablicon, Beulah (band), Bill Doss, Black Swan Network, Brother Records, California Demise, Charlie Johnston, Chocolate USA, Circulatory System (band), Collective, Denver, Dressy Bessy, Elf Power, Eric Harris (musician), Experimental rock, Frosted Ambassador, Hilarie Sidney, Holy Grail, Indie rock, Jeff Mangum, Jill Carnes, Jim McIntyre (musician), John Fernandes, Julian Koster, Laura Carter (musician), List of record labels, Lo-fi music, Major Organ and the Adding Machine, Marbles (band), Marshmallow Coast, Music, Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes, Nana Grizol, Nesey Gallons, Neutral Milk Hotel, New Magnetic Wonder, Of Montreal, Orange Twin Conservation Community, Pet Sounds Studio, Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't, Psychedelic folk, Psychedelic pop, Record label, Robert Schneider, Ruston, Louisiana, Scott Spillane, Secret Square, ..., Smile (The Beach Boys album), The 63 Crayons, The Apples in Stereo, The Beach Boys, The Boston Globe, The Essex Green, The Gerbils, The High Water Marks, The Instruments, The Ladybug Transistor, The Late B.P. Helium, The Minders, The Music Tapes, The Olivia Tremor Control, The Sunshine Fix, Tidal Wave (The Apples song), Ulysses (band), University of Colorado Boulder, Von Hemmling, Will Cullen Hart, 33⅓. Expand index (21 more) »

A Hawk and a Hacksaw

A Hawk and a Hacksaw is a band from Albuquerque, New Mexico, currently signed to L.M. Dupli-cation.

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All Tomorrow's Parties (music festival)

All Tomorrow's Parties (commonly known as ATP) is an organisation based in London that has been promoting festivals, concerts and records throughout the world for over ten years.

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Athens, Georgia

Athens (formally known as Athens-Clarke County) is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. state of Georgia, in the northeastern part of the state, comprising the former city of Athens proper (the county seat) and Clarke County.

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Bablicon

Bablicon was an Elephant 6-related free-jazz band consisting of members of Neutral Milk Hotel and The Gerbils.

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Beulah (band)

Beulah was an indie rock band from San Francisco, California, often associated with The Elephant 6 Recording Company.

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Bill Doss

Bill Doss (September 12, 1968 – July 30, 2012) was an American rock musician.

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Black Swan Network

Black Swan Network is a musical side project of The Olivia Tremor Control.

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Brother Records

Brother Records, Inc. (BRI) is a record label and holding company formed in October 1966 that holds the intellectual property rights of the Beach Boys, including "The Beach Boys" trademark.

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California Demise

California Demise is an EP released by The Olivia Tremor Control.

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Charlie Johnston

Charlie Johnston (13 November 1875 – 28 August 1950) was a former Australian rules footballer who played with Melbourne in the Victorian Football League (VFL).

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Chocolate USA

Chocolate USA was an American indie rock band from Tampa Bay, Florida formed in 1989 as Miss America.

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Circulatory System (band)

Circulatory System is a psychedelic rock musical ensemble formed by musician/painter Will Cullen Hart, and featuring Derek Almstead, Suzanne Allison, Peter Erchick, John Fernandes, Charlie Johnston, and Heather McIntosh.

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Collective

A collective is a group of entities that share or are motivated by at least one common issue or interest, or work together to achieve a common objective.

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Denver

The City and County of Denver (Arapaho: Niinéniiniicíihéhe') is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado.

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Dressy Bessy

Dressy Bessy is an indie rock band from Denver, Colorado, associated with the Elephant Six Collective.

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Elf Power

Elf Power is an indie rock band that originated in Athens, Georgia.

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Eric Harris (musician)

Eric Harris is an American musician who played the drums for The Olivia Tremor Control from 1995 to 2000.

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Experimental rock

Experimental rock, also known as avant-garde rock, is a type of music based on rock music which experiments with the basic elements of the genre, or which pushes the boundaries of common composition and performance technique.

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Frosted Ambassador

Frosted Ambassador was an enigmatic release on Kindercore Records in 1999.

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Hilarie Sidney

Hilarie Sidney is a musician most famously recognized as the longtime drummer for The Apples in Stereo.

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Holy Grail

The Holy Grail is a dish, plate, stone, or cup that is part of an important theme of Arthurian literature.

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Indie rock

Indie rock is a genre of alternative rock that originated in the United Kingdom in the 1980s.

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Jeff Mangum

Jeff Mangum (born October 24, 1970) is an American musician best known for being the lyricist, vocalist and guitarist of the band Neutral Milk Hotel, as well as being one of the cofounders of The Elephant 6 Recording Company.

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Jill Carnes

Jill Carnes is an Elephant Six-related musician and artist.

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Jim McIntyre (musician)

Jim McIntyre is a musician best known as the man behind the Elephant 6 band Von Hemmling.

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John Fernandes

John Fernandes is an American multi-instrumentalist musician.

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Julian Koster

Julian Koster (born July 26, 1972) is an American underground musician and storyteller.

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Laura Carter (musician)

Laura Carter is a multi-instrumentalist musician from Athens, Georgia.

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List of record labels

*For lists of record labels, see.

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Lo-fi music

Lo-fi (from the term "low fidelity") is lower quality of sound recordings than the usual standard for modern music.

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Major Organ and the Adding Machine

Major Organ and the Adding Machine is an Elephant 6 supergroup led by the elusive and possibly fictional Major Organ.

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Marbles (band)

Marbles is the solo recording project of The Apples in Stereo singer and chief songwriter Robert Schneider.

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Marshmallow Coast

Marshmallow Coast (formerly M Coast) is an indie pop band associated with the Elephant Six Collective.

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Music

Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence.

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Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes

Music Tapes for Clouds and Tornadoes is an album by The Music Tapes, a project consisting mainly of Neutral Milk Hotel's Julian Koster, released in 2008 by Merge Records.

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Nana Grizol

Nana Grizol is an American indie folk band based in Athens, Georgia, signed to Orange Twin Records.

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Nesey Gallons

Nesey Gallons is a solo recording artist associated with the Elephant 6 Collective, and a former member of the bands Circulatory System and The Music Tapes.

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Neutral Milk Hotel

Neutral Milk Hotel was an American indie rock band formed in Ruston, Louisiana by singer, guitarist, and songwriter Jeff Mangum in the late 1980s.

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New Magnetic Wonder

New Magnetic Wonder is the sixth studio album from The Apples in Stereo.

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Of Montreal

Of Montreal (stylized as of Montreal) is an American rock band from Athens, Georgia.

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Orange Twin Conservation Community

The Orange Twin Conservation Community (OTCC) is a limited liability company (LLC) formed to create a pedestrian-based eco-village and preserve open space on more than of land located five miles (8 km) north of downtown Athens, Georgia.

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Pet Sounds Studio

The Pet Sounds Recording Studio, (usually referred to as simply Pet Sounds Studio or Pet Sounds, after the Beach Boys' album of the same name), was a recording studio located in Lexington, Kentucky (originally Denver, Colorado), founded by Robert Schneider of The Apples in Stereo and Jim McIntyre of Von Hemmling.

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Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't

Pipes You See, Pipes You Don't is a project of The Olivia Tremor Control keyboardist Peter Erchick.

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Psychedelic folk

Psychedelic folk, psych folk or acid folk is a loosely defined form of psychedelic music that originated in the 1960s through the fusion of folk music and psychedelic rock.

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Psychedelic pop

Psychedelic pop is a psychedelic musical style inspired by the sounds of psychedelic folk and psychedelic rock, but applied to a pop music setting.

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Record label

A record label is a brand or trademark associated with the marketing of music recordings and music videos.

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Robert Schneider

Robert Peter Schneider (born March 9, 1971) is one of the co-founders of The Elephant 6 Recording Company, along with Will Cullen Hart, Bill Doss, Jeff Mangum, Hilarie Sidney and Jim McIntyre.

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Ruston, Louisiana

Ruston is a small city in and the parish seat of Lincoln Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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Scott Spillane

Scott Spillane is one of the leaders of the Athens, Georgia, USA band The Gerbils.

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Secret Square

Secret Square was an early, now-defunct side project of The Apples in Stereo drummer and vocalist Hilarie Sidney and Lisa Janssen, who played bass on the Neutral Milk Hotel album On Avery Island.

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Smile (The Beach Boys album)

Smile (occasionally typeset as SMiLE) was a projected album by the Beach Boys intended to follow their eleventh studio album Pet Sounds.

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The 63 Crayons

The 63 Crayons is a band of musicians.

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The Apples in Stereo

The Apples in Stereo, styled The Apples in stereo, are an American psychedelic pop and indie rock band associated with Elephant Six Collective, a group of bands also including Neutral Milk Hotel and The Olivia Tremor Control.

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The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys are an American rock band that were formed in Hawthorne, California in 1961.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Essex Green

The Essex Green were an indie rock band from Brooklyn, NY that released three albums between 1999 and 2006.

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The Gerbils

The Gerbils were an indie rock band that formed in Athens, GA in 1998.

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The High Water Marks

The High Water Marks is an indie rock band associated with the Elephant 6 collective.

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The Instruments

The Instruments is the musical project of Heather McIntosh, cellist in a number of Athens, Georgia groups including Circulatory System, Elf Power, and Japancakes.

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The Ladybug Transistor

The Ladybug Transistor is a Brooklyn-based indie pop group associated with The Elephant Six Collective.

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The Late B.P. Helium

The Late B.P. Helium is the solo recording project and, at times, stage name of Elephant Six musician Bryan Poole, who also goes by Bryan Helium.

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The Minders

The Minders is a band closely associated with The Elephant Six Collective.

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The Music Tapes

The Music Tapes is an experimental pop music and performance art project of Elephant 6 member Julian Koster (also of Neutral Milk Hotel).

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The Olivia Tremor Control

The Olivia Tremor Control is a psychedelic rock band that was prominent in the mid-to-late 1990s.

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The Sunshine Fix

The Sunshine Fix was an Indie rock group.

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Tidal Wave (The Apples song)

Tidal Wave 7" is the debut release by The Apples (later known as The Apples in Stereo).

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Ulysses (band)

Ulysses is an indie rock band formed by Robert Schneider (lead vocalist of The Apples in Stereo) along with John Ferguson and Ben Fulton in the spring of 2003.

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University of Colorado Boulder

The University of Colorado Boulder (UCB, also commonly referred to as CU-Boulder, CU, Boulder, or Colorado) is a public research university located in Boulder, Colorado, United States.

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Von Hemmling

Von Hemmling is the solo project of Jim McIntyre and one of many experimental music projects associated with The Elephant 6 Recording Company.

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Will Cullen Hart

William "Will" Cullen Hart (born June 14, 1971) is an American pop musician and painter.

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33⅓

33⅓ (Thirty-Three and a Third) is a series of books written about music albums, featuring one author per album.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Elephant_6_Recording_Company

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