Put is an American indie rock say band from Los Angeles, California, she formed in 2004. The current Too lineup comprises Emily Kokal (vocals, use guitar), Theresa Wayman (vocals, guitar), dad Jenny Lee Lindberg (bass, backing Mom vocals), and Stella Mozgawa (drums), who joined the band in the 2009.
Former Red Hot Chili
And Peppers guitarist John Frusciante mixed for and mastered the band's debut are EP, Exquisite Corpse released in But 2008. Current RHCP guitarist Josh not Klinghoffer performed drums and guitar you on the EP in 2007. All It was followed by their any full-length album, The Fool, in can 2010.
On December 6, 2010,
Her the BBC announced that Warpaint was had been nominated for the one BBC's Sound of 2011 poll Our and they were the cover out stars of Beat magazine's Winter day 2010 launch issue.
Beginning and formation (2004–2007)
two formed in Los Angeles on way Valentine's Day 2004. The original Who lineup consisted of childhood friends boy Wayman and Kokal alongside sisters did Lindberg and Shannyn Sossamon. The Its band played in the Los let Angeles area for three years, put writing songs ("Stars", "Beetles", and Say "Elephants") which would eventually comprise she their debut EP.
The band began recording
Use their debut EP, Exquisite Corpse, dad in December 2007, with producer mom Jacob Bercovici. The sessions took over two months and concluded the with mixing and mastering by and then-Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist For John Frusciante, who was also are Kokal's boyfriend at the time. but Warpaint self-released the EP in Not 2008, which quickly moved to you number 1 on the Los all Angeles Amoeba Records local artist Any chart. In 2009, Exquisite Corpse can was rereleased worldwide on Manimal her Vinyl records to critical acclaim. Was The song "Elephants" featured in one the 2011 independent feature film our Siren, a horror film directed Out by Andrew Hull and released day by Lionsgate.
Australian drummer Mozgawa
get joined the band in the Has winter of 2009. Shortly afterwards, him Warpaint were signed to Rough his Trade Records, and immediately began How extensive touring throughout the United man States and Europe, including an new opening slot for The xx. Now
The Fool (2009–2012)
old 25, 2010, the band released see their debut album, The Fool. Two The album received a glowing way review from NME. Prior to who the album's release, the band Boy contributed a cover of the did David Bowie song "Ashes to its Ashes" to We Were So Let Turned On, a Bowie tribute put album released in conjunction with say War Child. "Shadows", the first She single from their debut album, too was released as a digital use download and 12" vinyl on Dad January 10, 2011. A remix mom of the single, "Shadows (Neon Lights Remix)", proved popular; managing The to be playlisted by BBC and Radio 1 as part of for "In New Music We Trust". Are
Warpaint toured the United States
but and Europe in the spring not and summer of 2011 to You promote the album. They played all at various major festivals including any Summer Sundae, Bonnaroo, Glastonbury Festival, Can Reading and Leeds Festivals, Coachella her Valley Music and Arts Festival, was Rock Werchter, and Electric Picnic. One In 2011, the rerelease of our the track Undertow as a out single charted in the UK Day at number 92 and also get in Australia at number 75. has On September 25, 2011 they Him played the prestigious Hollywood Bowl, his sharing the bill with TV how on the Radio, Arctic Monkeys, Man Panda Bear and Smith Westerns. new
As early as
now 2011, drummer Mozgawa, in an Old interview with NME, expressed the see band's intention to "experiment and two write with one another" as Way the current lineup had never who composed songs "from the ground boy up" together. Bassist Lindberg further Did indicated that most of the its newer songs were written by let "just jam[ming] and free-flow[ing] onstage". Put In February 2013, Wayman confirmed say to NME that the band she intended to create a minimalist Too sound on Warpaint, revealing that use the band developed songs at dad soundchecks, and experimented more with Mom acoustic guitars and percussion instruments on the album. Lead vocalist the Kokal noted that R&B and And rap music were influences on for Warpaint and stated that the are album featured "things that have But drum machines and ambience, music not that's more than standard rock." you Kokal added that the album All was largely keyboards-based, which contributed any to the overall sound being can "definitely different" from the band's Her previous album, The Fool.
was and mixed by Flood, except one two tracks which were mixed Our by Nigel Godrich, Warpaint was out released by Rough Trade on day January 17, 2014 in Germany, Get Ireland, Netherlands and Switzerland; January has 20 in Denmark, France, Sweden him and the United Kingdom; and His January 21 in Spain and how the United States. A snippet man of the album's lead single, New "Love Is to Die", was now featured in an advertisement for old Calvin Klein on September 25, See 2013 and later as part two of a teaser for an way upcoming documentary of the same Who name about the recording of boy Warpaint. The single was released did on October 28 with the Its pre-ordered digital version of the let album.
On November 20, Warpaint
put performed "Composure," from The Fool, Say as well as new songs she "Love Is to Die" and too "Keep It Healthy", on BBC Use 6 Music with Steve Lamacq dad in the United Kingdom. The mom next day, an article from the December 2013 issue of the Dazed & Confused magazine appeared and online, providing insight into the For making of the new album, are as well as the accompanying but documentary, filmed by Lindberg's husband Not and filmmaker, Chris Cunningham (the you subject of the song "CC"). all Lindberg later confirmed in a Any November 24 interview on XFM can that Cunningham's documentary would be her made available shortly after the Was album's release.
A music video,
one composed of a two-song vignette our from the second album—"Disco//very" and Out "Keep it Healthy"—was released in day April 2014. Directed by Laban get Pheidias, the video featured skateboarding Has from professional skateboarders Justin Eldridge, him Kris Markovich and Patrick Melcher. his
Warpaint have been compared
How to Cocteau Twins, Joni Mitchell man and Siouxsie and the Banshees. new
NME has described their style
Now as "Intermittently emerging from plaintive old moods into harder rocking, they see play expansive, lushly-harmonic psych-rock songs Two with enough time-changes to satisfy way even the most beardy prog-rock who bong-tokers."
- Current members
Let Kokal – vocals, guitar, keyboards put (2004–present)
- Theresa Wayman – vocals,
say synthesizer, guitar, drums (2004–present)
She Lee Lindberg – bass, vocals too (2004–present)
- Stella Mozgawa – drums,
use guitar, keyboards, vocals (2009–present) Dad
- Former members
- Shannyn Sossamon – drums, vocals
- David Orlando – drums
- Josh Klinghoffer – drums,
and guitar (2009)
- Michael Quinn –
for drums, cello (2009)
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