Mike Bloom (musician)
April 5, 1975 |
Manhasset, New York
|Associated acts||Rilo Kiley, Jenny Lewis, Rachael Yamagata, Johnathan Rice, Margot & the Nuclear So and So's, The Elected, Julian Casablancas|
|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 has also produced and or engineered tracks or complete records by Rilo Kiley, The Elected, Alan Semerdjian, and Adam Mugavero. Mike's first solo album, King Of Circles, is being released in June 2011[dated info] on Pierre de Reeder's Rilo Kiley label Little Record Company.
- Jenny Lewis and the Watson Twins - Rabbit Fur Coat (2006) Team Love Records
- The Elected - Sun, Sun, Sun (2006) Sub Pop
Warner Bros. Records (2008)
- The Elected - "Bury Me In My Rings" (2011) Vagrant Records
- Mike Bloom - King Of Circles (2011) Little Record Company
- Farber,Jim."'King of Circles' review: Mike Bloom branches out from Rilo Kiley, recreates '70s singer-songwriting". NY Daily News, 2011.