Mike Bloom (musician)

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Mike Bloom
Born (1975-04-05) April 5, 1975 (age 39)
Manhasset, New York
Years active 2004–present
Associated acts Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Rachael Yamagata, Johnathan Rice, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, The Elected, Julian Casablancas
Notable instruments
guitar, harmonica, lap steel, mandolin

Michael Evan Bloom (born April 5, 1975 in Manhasset, New York) is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist who has played with artists such as Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Rachael Yamagata, Johnathan Rice, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, and has been co-member of The Elected. Mike has been touring since 2010 and an active member in Julian Casablancas' (of The Strokes) band. He is the brother of actor/writer Brian Bloom and actor/producer/director Scott Bloom.

Mike was a de facto member of Rilo Kiley from 2004–2005, touring with the band to promote the record, More Adventurous.

He plays guitar, harmonica, banjo, bass, drums, 12-string guitar, and lap steel guitar. He is also a composer and has served as music supervisor for films such as Whatever We Do.[1]

Mike has also produced and or engineered tracks or complete records by Rilo Kiley, The Elected, Alan Semerdjian,[2] and Adam Mugavero. Mike's first solo album, King Of Circles,[3] is being released in June 2011[dated info] on Pierre de Reeder's Rilo Kiley label Little Record Company.[4]

He is the brother of actor Brian Bloom, and producer Scott Bloom. [edit]

Album appearances[edit]

2004
2006
2007
2008

Warner Bros. Records (2008)

2011

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