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There are at least two artists with this name:

1) Champaign, Illinois, United States-based fuzztone/space rock foursome.
2) Russian ambient drone project of Chistov Dmitry.
3) Thai Pop/Soul
4) Russian diverse experimental electronic project of Valentin Lanskoy.

1) Hum is the Champaign, Illinois, United States-based fuzztone/space rock foursome with a shifting but final lineup of Matt Talbott (vocals/guitar), Tim Lash (guitar), Jeff Dimpsey (bass), and Bryan St.Pere (drums). They are best known for their 1995 rock radio hit “Stars” which also appeared in a recent Cadillac commercial.

They formed in 1989, and have four studio albums: Fillet Show (1991), Electra 2000 (1993), You’d Prefer an Astronaut (1995) and the brilliant Downward is Heavenward (1998).

Since breaking up on January 1, 2001, Hum have reunited for shows in 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, and 2011.

2) Russian underground artist Dmitry Chistov creating emotional dronescapes having a prolific output and quite active in the Russian underground scene under various names such as Maw, Sphogha, etc. Is closely related to Exit In Grey, having a similar musical style and occasionally working together on collaboration CD’s.

3) Thai Pop-Soul band hailing from Chiangmai, releasing one self-titled album before splitting.

4) Russian diverse experimental electronic project of Valentin Lanskoy. Albums to date (2013): Home Music, Aera, Komsomol Scouts Space. The last one released on CD by USC.

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  • andrey_ka

    крутые парни !

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • thestingingrain

    Hum gives me a boner.

    20 Oct 2014 Reply
  • EderSith

    head in the ceiling fan brought me here haha [6]

    1 Oct 2014 Reply
  • FuzzyxPickles

    Downward is Heavenward is a masterpiece[2]

    19 Sep 2014 Reply
  • piuqe

    Downward is Heavenward is a masterpiece

    5 Sep 2014 Reply
  • driveredwhite

    This band was tight dude

    30 Jul 2014 Reply
  • NasalScarecrow

    I really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really really wish they'd come to the UK.

    19 Jun 2014 Reply
  • AprilPhantom

    Electra 2K, YPAA and Downward are all masterpieces.

    23 Apr 2014 Reply
  • DopedLiving

    'If you are to bloom' I'd like to see us together I'd like to lay my head low I need to lean on a soft one And bring the spin of the world to a halt And the coil sleeps And you've been gathering angels And fading further each day, I love you right now as I never Remember my face as it quietly you make your rain. Those words are so meaningful so me. It reminds of me something sad but it helps me find peace within it. My girlfriend miscarried and and we both lost our baby that day. throwing away all the baby clothes we had bought, discarding the names we had picked out. One name in particular did stand out to me though.. she would've been named Hailey. I'll always love my little girl no matter what, daddy miss' you. Rest in peace my unforgotten angel. I promise we will meet someday.

    11 Apr 2014 Reply
  • TommyGunAngel

    T-T

    31 Mar 2014 Reply
  • DopedLiving

    one of the best and most meaningful bands ever conceived.

    29 Mar 2014 Reply
  • mikey-Oh

    It's funny how memory can work... hope you are having an awesome life Ms. Pogue, I miss your person,:from an undeserving, asshat ex-bf.

    21 Mar 2014 Reply
  • malbytoast

    These guys made great, great music. Three solid albums. All in my top 50 records for sure.

    17 Jan 2014 Reply
  • halfstrange

    this band is so goddamn good

    15 Dec 2013 Reply
  • in_lange

    guys please advise me same group with the as incredibly lyrics as hum

    26 Nov 2013 Reply
  • EatTheMooon

    head in the ceiling fan brought me here haha [5]

    25 Oct 2013 Reply
  • Smartypants101

    i tend to neglect them only to come back and fall in love all over again

    25 Jul 2013 Reply
  • iamntbatman

    Best use of the HM-2 outside of swedeath. Criminally underrated band. Masters of their craft and wizards of roaring towers of distorted beauty.

    24 Jul 2013 Reply
  • irishtim

    Still one of my favorite bands after all these years!

    23 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Wifebeaterrr

    head in the ceiling fan brought me here haha [4]

    16 Jul 2013 Reply
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