Mikal Cronin

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Mikal Cronin
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Mikal Cronin at Haldern Pop 2013
Background information
Born (1985-12-26) December 26, 1985 (age 29)
Genres Rock, garage rock revival, alternative rock, indie rock, punk rock
Occupation(s) Musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist
Instruments Vocals, bass guitar, guitar, saxophone, drums
Labels Goodbye Boozy, Trouble in Mind, Goner,[1] Merge Records
Associated acts Ty Segall, Moonhearts, Epsilons, Okie Dokie

Mikal Cronin (born December 26, 1985)[2][3] is an American musician and songwriter. He has released two solo albums and several singles. Cronin is also a member of the bands Okie Dokie, Epsilons, Party Fowl and Moonhearts,[4] and occasionally plays bass guitar and adds backing vocals in Ty Segall's live band; he has also released an album and a single in collaboration with Segall. Cronin earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in music from California Institute of the Arts.

Discography[edit]

As a solo artist[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

  • Mikal Cronin – CD/LP (2011; Trouble in Mind)
  • MCII – CD/LP (2013; Merge Records)
  • MCIII – CD/LP (2015; Merge Records)

Singles/EPs[edit]

  • Gone – 7" (2010; Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Tide – 7" (2011; Goner Records)
  • Violitionist Acoustic Sessions 7" (2012: Turntable Kitchen)[5]

Collaborations[edit]

With Ty Segall[edit]

  • Pop Song – 7" (2009; Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Reverse Shark Attack – Cassette/LP (2009; Burger Records issued cassette only / Kill Shaman Records issued LP only)
  • Group Flex (Contribute Tracks: Fame; Suffragette City) 6 x Flexi Disc/Book (2011; Castle Face)

As part of other bands[edit]

Epsilons[edit]

  • Evil Robots – CD/EP (2005, Modern Sleeze)
  • Epsilons / Hips (split with Hips) – 7" (2006; olFactory Records)
  • Epsilons – CD/LP (2006; Retard Disco issued CD only / Young Cubs issued LP only)
  • Killed 'Em Deader 'N A Six Card Poker Hand – CD/LP (2007; Retard Disco issued CD only / HBSP-2X issued LP only)

Charlie and the Moonhearts[edit]

  • Charlie and The Moonhearts – Cassette (2007, Red Handed Recordings)
  • I Think You're Swell – 7" (2007, Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Drop In Drop Out – 7" (2008, Tic Tac Totally)
  • Thunderbeast – Cassette (2008, Telephone Explosion)
  • Real Hot Breakers – 7" (2009, Trouble in Mind)
  • Charlie & The Moonhearts / Teen Anger (split with Teen Anger) – LP (2009; Telephone Explosion Records)
  • Moonhearts – LP (2010, Tic Tac Totally)
  • Split (with Ty Segall / CoCoComa / The White Wires) – 7" (2010; Trouble in Mind)

Party Fowl[edit]

  • Party Fowl – 7" (2008; Post Present Medium)
  • STD's – 7" (2008; Goodbye Boozy Records)

Okie Dokie[edit]

  • Badhammer – 7" (2009; Goodbye Boozy Records)
  • Okie Dokie – 10" (2009; Aagoo)
  • Sorrow/Jubilance – 7" Split with Nü Sensae (2010; Swill Children)

Ty Segall Band[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Albums by Mikal Cronin". Rate Your Music. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Guest Lists: Mikal Cronin | Features". Pitchfork. May 3, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  3. ^ Austin L. Ray. "Mikal Cronin Talks Merge Debut, Tom Waits, Becoming a Better Person". MTV Hive. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Interview: Mikal Cronin". Consequence of Sound. May 7, 2013. Retrieved 2013-06-04. 
  5. ^ "TK012: Mikal Cronin – Violitionist Acoustic Sessions". Turntable Kitchen. September 5, 2012. Retrieved 2013-06-04.