Brian McMahan

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Brian McMahan
Brian McMahan of Slint.jpg
McMahan in 2007
Background information
Origin Louisville, Kentucky
Genres Post-rock
Math rock
Slowcore
Post-hardcore
Occupations Musician
Electrician[1]
Instruments Guitar
Keyboards
Vocals
Years active 1983–2000, 2005, 2007
Associated acts Slint
The For Carnation
King Kong
Squirrel Bait
Palace Brothers
Dntel
Notable instruments
Fender Stratocaster
Gibson Les Paul

Brian McMahan is a guitarist from Louisville, Kentucky. He was member of the band Squirrel Bait[2] and went on to create the seminal band Slint.[3] He was both vocalist and guitarist for this band. After their breakup, circa 1991, he went on to play with Will Oldham on his project Palace Brothers. In 1994, Brian formed The For Carnation[4] which acted as a creative outlet; he remains the only permanent member of the band. He was also part of King Kong. McMahan plays guitar on the song "Why I'm So Unhappy" by Dntel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Guntzel, J. "Invisible Histories: Slint". Mog. Archived from the original on Mar 21, 2009. Retrieved October 4, 2010. 
  2. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: Squirrel Bait". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2010. 
  3. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Slint". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2010. 
  4. ^ Huey, Steve. "Biography: The For Carnation". Allmusic. Retrieved August 1, 2010.