the indie music database

since 2007




Years Active: 1998 to present

Genre: Rock / Indie / Alternative

Country: United States


Damian Kulash
Tim Nordwind
Dan Konopka
Andy "Rusty" Ross

Artist Bio:

OK Go combined off-kilter guitars, Pixies/Cars fetishism, and straightforward power pop sensibilities to produce catchy songs. Although the music was both eccentric and tuneful, the band didn't find a wide audience until 2005, when the homemade video for "A Million Ways" became the most downloaded music video in history. OK Go later won a Grammy Award for a subsequent video -- this one featuring the bandmates dancing on treadmills -- but the band continued to focus on touring and recording as well, with Of the Blue Colour of the Sky marking their third release in 2010. Consisting of vocalist/guitarist Damian Kulash, guitarist Andrew Duncan, bassist Tim Nordwind, and drummer Dan Konopka, OK Go formed in the fall of 1998. Prior to Kulash's move from the East Coast to Chicago, the other three members of OK Go had played together in the Chicago-based band Stanley's Joyful Noise. Once formed, OK Go garnered considerable media attention in the Windy City without having recorded a single album, their success attributed partly to an exuberant live show and opening spots for heavyweights like Elliott Smith and the Promise Ring. They soon released a pair of three-song CD singles to tide fans over until a full-length......[Read More]



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