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The Long Winters

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Birth Place: Seattle, Washington
Years Active: 2001 - present
Genres: Indie Rock

The Long Winters is an American indie rock band based in Seattle, Washington founded in 2001. Singer-songwriter John Roderick was born in Seattle, Washington, and grew up in Anchorage, Alaska. He later returned to Seattle, formed the Bun Family Players and the The Western State Hurricanes. Following the collapse of the latter, he acted as touring keyboardist for Harvey Danger. In 2001, Harvey Danger singer/songwriter Sean Nelson suggested that he and Roderick record an album with each penning half of the songs. Death Cab for Cutie band member Chris Walla had recently opened up the Hall of Justice studio in Seattle and agreed to help them record. Roderick recruited Joe Bass of Sky Cries Mary... Continue Bio >>

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