Pete Krebs

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Pete Krebs is an American musician from Portland, Oregon, best known as a member of the punk-pop band Hazel,[1] and for a split record with Elliott Smith.


Krebs was a member of punk bands Thrillhammer and Hazel, bluegrass band Golden Delicious, and later recorded solo as a singer-songwriter.

Krebs debuted as a solo musician in 1995 on Cavity Search Records with the acoustic Brigadier.

In 1997, Krebs released Western Electric.

Sweet Ona Rose, released in 1999, included former Soundgarden member Ben Shepherd on bass.

Krebs collaborated with other Portland Gypsy-jazz enthusiasts on the album Hot Ginger and Dynamite in 2001. He also teamed up with Bad Livers singer and banjo virtuoso Danny Barnes for Duet For Clarinet and Goat (Cavity Search) in which the musicians covered each other's songs.

Krebs' I Know It By Heart was released on Cavity Search in 2003.

Currently Krebs is playing with The Stolen Sweets. The Sweets play music modeled after that of the Boswell Sisters, a 1930s group.


  1. ^ Ashare, Matt (May 1999). "Pete Krebs and the Gossamer Wings". CMJ New Music Monthly (CMJ). Retrieved 21 May 2014.