A Giant Dog

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A Giant Dog
OriginAustin, Texas, United States
GenresPunk rock
Years active2008–present
LabelsSundae Records
Tic Tac Totally Records
Merge Records
Websiteagiantdog.bandcamp.com
MembersSabrina Ellis
Andrew Cashen
Andy Bauer
Graham Low
Daniel Blanchard
Past membersOrville Neeley
Matthew Strmiska

A Giant Dog is an American punk rock[1] band from Austin, Texas.[2][3] It has been described by Bandcamp Daily as "one of Austin's most thrillingly irreverent bands".[4] It consists of Sabrina Ellis, Andrew Cashen, Andy Bauer, Graham Low, and Daniel Blanchard.[5]

History[edit]

A Giant Dog was formed by Sabrina Ellis, Andrew Cashen, and Orville Neeley[6] in 2008.[7] The band released the debut album, Fight, in 2012.[8] In 2013, the band released Bone.[9] In 2016, they signed with Merge Records.[10] The band's third album, Pile, was released on Merge Records in 2016.[11] The band's fourth album, Toy, was released on Merge Records in 2017.[12]

Members[edit]

Current

  • Sabrina Ellis – vocals
  • Andrew Cashen – vocals, guitar
  • Andy Bauer – guitar
  • Graham Low – bass guitar
  • Daniel Blanchard – drums

Former

  • Orville Neeley
  • Matthew Strmiska

Discography[edit]

Albums

  • Fight (2012)
  • Bone (2013)
  • Pile (2016)
  • Toy (2017)

EPs

  • House (2010)

Singles

  • "The Grand" b/w "QYJARA" (2010)
  • "Dammit Pomegranate" b/w "Can't Complain" (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ramirez, Ramon (May 7, 2016). "Austin punks A Giant Dog learn how to be indie darlings on their own terms". The Daily Dot. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  2. ^ Stegall, Tim (May 6, 2016). "Glimmer Twins - Sabrina Ellis and Andrew Cashen instigate A Giant Dog Pile". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved September 20, 2016.
  3. ^ Sackllah, David (August 23, 2017). "Houston Roots Help A Giant Dog Climb the Indie-Rock Pile". Houston Press. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  4. ^ Bernstein, Jonathan (August 24, 2017). "A Giant Dog's Trademark Punk Raunchiness is Alive and Well on "Toy"". Bandcamp Daily. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  5. ^ Conzett, Lance (August 31, 2017). "A Giant Dog Proves That Rock 'n' Roll Is Becoming Better Than Ever". Nashville Scene. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  6. ^ Webb, Jacob (May 23, 2006). "Song of the Day: A Giant Dog – Sleep When Dead". KEXP-FM. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  7. ^ Kot, Greg (September 6, 2017). "A Giant Dog defies cult-band burnout". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  8. ^ Bray, Ryan (May 23, 2016). "A Giant Dog – Pile". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  9. ^ Gaca, Anna (May 31, 2017). "A Giant Dog – "Photograph"". Spin. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  10. ^ Swiatecki, Chad (September 3, 2016). "Austin's A Giant Dog finds the right home for new record with Merge". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  11. ^ Healy, Pat (May 18, 2016). "A Giant Dog: Pile". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 23, 2018.
  12. ^ Corcoran, Nina (September 2, 2017). "A Giant Dog: Toy". Pitchfork. Retrieved November 23, 2018.

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