Mini Mansions

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Mini Mansions
Origin Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Genres Indie pop, psychedelic pop,[1] glam rock[2]
Years active 2009 – present
Associated acts Queens of the Stone Age, Wires on Fire, Spinnerette
Website [1]
Members Michael Shuman
Zach Dawes
Tyler Parkford

Mini Mansions are a Los Angeles band founded by Zach Dawes, Tyler Parkford, and Queens of the Stone Age bassist Michael Shuman.


Mini Mansions was founded in 2009 after the Queens of the Stone Age decided to take a break after touring in support of Era Vulgaris. Their self-released EP from 2009 contains nine tracks. In 2014, they released the single "Death Is a Girl", that appeared on their second studio album "The Great Pretenders", released on March 24th 2015.

Musical style[edit]

Mini Mansions' style has been compared to The Beatles, Elliott Smith, Fountains of Wayne,[3] and T. Rex/Marc Bolan.[4]



  • Mini Mansions (2009)
  • ...Besides... (2012)


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