Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear

Grizzly Bear began as a home recording project for Boston-bred experimentalist Edward Droste, the son of an elementary school teacher, who laid the groundwork for the band's otherworldly debut album on a small hand-held tape recorder while holed up for 15 months in his Greenpoint, Brooklyn, apartment. His homespun D.I.Y. effort took on new life with the help of multi-instrumentalist Christopher Bear, a Chicago native who had worked in a diverse range of musical projects ranging from laptop electronica to free jazz, who added additional instrumentation and vocals to Droste's stripped-down sonic blueprints. The resulting album, Horn of Plenty -- a pet project originally meant only for Droste's friends -- eventually circulated through New York's underground music scene, with its unique blend of acoustic instruments, layered vocals, and found sounds earning comparisons to alt-rock heavy-hitters such as Sigur Rós, Sufjan Stevens, and Animal Collective. An album of Droste's early demo recordings, Sorry for the Delay, was released in 2006 as the band finished up recording Yellow House, their second proper full-length album. For 2009's elaborate Veckatimest, the band collaborated with contemporary classical composer/conductor Nico Muhly, Beach House vocalist Victoria LeGrand, the Acme String Quartet and the Brooklyn Youth Choir.

Title Album Genre Tools
Owner of a Lonely Heart (Yes Cover) Sorry for the Delay Alternative
Client:
Era:
2000s
Genres:
Alternative
Instruments:
Electric Guitar, Electronic, and Guitar
Keywords:
Atmospheric, Dramatic, Moody, and Sentimental
Scene Descriptions:
Goodbye, Heartbreak, Morning After, and Rainy Day
Subgenres:
Indie Rock
Tempo:
Slow
Vocal Types:
male
CD/Track #:
Sorry for the Delay, #6
Release Year:
2006
Track ID:
28173
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