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Magnolia Electric Company

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Magnolia Electric Company


Years Active: 2003 to present

Genre: Indie Rock, Lo-Fi, Folk, Alternative Country

Country: United States


Jason Molina (vocals / guitar / piano)

Artist Bio:

From their Wikipedia entry... In March 2003, while on tour, Molina announced that he would rename the band as Magnolia Electric Co., retaining many of the original players and the stylistic direction of the album of the same name. Molina would also continue to release solo work, but this time under his own name. The first such release came in January 2004, as the full-length vinyl release Pyramid Electric Co.. Though Magnolia Electric Co. and Pyramid Electric Co. were originally intended as a double album, the latter seems to be the stylistic polar opposite of the former. Engineered by Mike Mogis, who also engineered Ghost Tropic, Pyramid finds Molina alone at the microphone with only his voice, a piano or a guitar. Magnolia Electric Co.'s first official release was a live album called Trials and Errors, followed by a studio album titled What Comes After The Blues and an EP, Hard To Love a Man, all three released in 2005. In 2006, Molina released two more records: the sparse solo Let Me Go, Let Me Go, Let Me Go and the more conventional Fading Trails, with Magnolia Electric Co., the latter culled from three separate sessions over the past year. It is not......[Read More]