Early Day Miners

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Early Day Miners
OriginBloomington, Indiana, United States
GenresAlternative rock
Indie rock
Years active1999–present
LabelsSecretly Canadian
Acuarela Discos
Burnt Toast Vinyl
Western Vinyl
Associated actsAtivin, Panapoly Academy Horace Pinker
WebsiteOfficial site
MembersDaniel Burton
Jonathan Richardson
Marty Sprowles
John Dawson
Past membersJoseph Brumley
Rory Leitch
Matt Griffin
Pete Skafish
Kenny Childers
Matt Lindblom
Kate Long
Daun Fields
Donny Mahlmeister
Kirk Pratt

Early Day Miners are a band from southern Indiana, United States who released records on the Bloomington, Indiana based label Secretly Canadian. The band has released seven full-length records.[1]

Their first CD Placer Found was released April 2000 on Western Vinyl.

Recent activity[edit]

  • In 2018 Early Day Miners embarked on two North American tours.
  • In 2013 Early Day Miners' (EDM) song "Milking The Moon" from Night People was featured on Showtime series Shameless. Season 3, Episode 10.
  • July 2011 saw the release of their seventh full-length album entitled Night People.[2]
  • September 2009 Early Day Miners released their sixth full-length album on Secretly Canadian entitled The Treatment.
  • In 2006 Early Day Miners toured with band Wilco.
  • Early Day Miners have toured extensively through EU and United States.[3]
  • Early Day Miners' music was featured in the soundtrack to the NBC series Quarterlife.


Singles and split releases
Compilation appearances


  1. ^ The Treatment press release. Secretly Canadian, Accessed 2009-08-27.
  2. ^ Night People one-sheet
  3. ^ Early Day Miners tour schedule. Secretly Canadian, Accessed 2009-08-27.

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