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The Microphones is the name of a project that Anacortes, WA's Phil Elvrum has headed since the late 90s. Its sound is best described as lo-fi "fuzz folk," ranging from drum-crashing, bass-thrashing sonic freakouts, strummy classical guitar love songs, angelic vocal choirs, and almost-whispered vocals over harmoniums and bell kits. In 2004, Elverum abandoned the "Microphones" name to begin recording as Mount Eerie. But in December 2007, he began selling a new 7" single by the Microphones ("Don't… read more

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  • Oh boy I'm sensing a new obsession.
  • Both are great you retards :P
  • Better than Neutral Milk Hotel
  • Neutral Milk Hotel>The Microphones, but Microphones are still good :)
  • makes me feel warm and cozy.
  • Essential wintercore.
  • Definitely better than NMH [4]
  • If so... better than NMH (x100) [3]
  • Neutral Milk Hotel, I suppose.
  • What kind of comparison is that?

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