Biography

Heart Lung is the musical gestalt of guitarist Chris Schlarb and drummer Tom Steck. Formed in 2004, the group’s first live performance was alongside true-school rockers The Pink Mountaintops at Koo’s in Long Beach, CA.

In 2005 they toured the U.S. on the Oort Cloud BBQ/Sainthood Now! bill with Castanets and Wooden Wand & The Vanishing Voice. The duo celebrated with a marbled-vinyl split 12″ featuring three new compositions on one side and two extended improvisations by Castanets on the other. After returning from the road I Heart Lung were featured alongside HEALTH, Abe Vigoda and No Age in the documentary film 40 BANDS/80 MINUTES!
In 2008 the group will release Interoceans on Asthmatic Kitty Records. A four song, forty-plus minute drone opera (sans vocals), the album features collaborations with Nels Cline, Kris Tiner, Aaron Ximm, Lynn Johnston and pedal steel guitar virtuoso Dave Easley.

Edited by askitty on 22 Oct 2012, 06:06

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