Kurt Bloch (born August 28, 1960) is an American songwriter, guitarist, engineer and producer, best known as songwriter and lead guitarist of Fastbacks. He has also been a member of The Young Fresh Fellows and has recorded tracks and produced albums for The Presidents of the United States of America, Tokyo Dragons, Robyn Hitchcock, Les Thugs, Flop, Sicko, The Minus 5, The Venus 3, and more recently the Tall Birds. His current band as of 2010 is called Thee Sgt. Major III with ex-Posies drummer Mike Musburger, Young Fresh Fellows bassist Jim Sangster, and Cantona singer and guitarist Leslie Beattie. Ex-Visqueen Bill Coury previously shared lead vocal duties, but has since left the band. Bloch is also a current member of the Seattle-based prog-rock band The Beltholes.
Nashville Pussy's song "Fried Chicken and Coffee", produced by Bloch, was nominated for the 1999 Grammy Award for Best Metal Performance.
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