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The Microphones

About

The Microphones are an American indie folk, indie rock, and experimental project from Olympia, Washington. The project was founded in 1996 and ended in 2003, with a short reunion following in 2007 and revivals in 2019 and 2020. Across every iteration of the Microphones, it has been fronted by Phil Elverum. Elverum is the principal songwriter and producer behind the band's albums, but he has also collaborated with other local musicians on his other recordings and tours. Many of Elverum's recordings from the project's initial period were released by the label K Records.

Since 2003, Elverum has recorded and performed primarily under the name Mount Eerie. He played a one-off concert in Anacortes, WA under the name the Microphones in June 2019 and announced the release of a new Microphones album, Microphones in 2020, in August 2020.

Discs

Early Tapes 1996 - 1998

December 9, 2016

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Don't Smoke/Get off the Internet

March 1, 2007

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Live in Japan: February 19th, 21st & 22nd, 2003

January 1, 2004

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The Singing from Mount Eerie

January 21, 2003

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Mount Eerie

January 21, 2003

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The Drums from Mt. Eerie

January 1, 2003

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Little Bird Flies into a Big Black Cloud

September 13, 2002

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Song Islands

January 1, 2002

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Blood

September 12, 2001

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The Glow, Pt. 2

September 11, 2001

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Window:

February 8, 2000

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It Was Hot, We Stayed in the Water

January 1, 2000

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Don't Wake Me Up

January 1, 1999

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Tests

January 1, 1998

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