Eric Bachmann

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Eric Bachmann
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Background information
Also known as Barry Black
Born Greensboro, North Carolina
Origin United States
Occupation(s) Musician/producer
Labels Saddle Creek Records
Associated acts Crooked Fingers, Archers of Loaf, Neko Case

Eric Bachmann is an American musician/producer. He is the lead singer of Crooked Fingers and Archers of Loaf. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina and grew up in Asheville, North Carolina; Greenville, South Carolina; Nashville, Tennessee; and St. Petersburg, Florida. He currently lives in Athens, Georgia. He made two atmospheric instrumental albums as Barry Black.[1] His first solo effort, Short Careers was recorded as a score to the film Ball of Wax. His second, To the Races, was released by Saddle Creek Records in 2006. The album, which was written while living out of his van outside Seattle the previous year,[2] features contributions from Miranda Brown (backing vocals) and DeVotchKa violinist Tom Hagerman.

In 2013, he joined Neko Case's touring band, playing guitar and piano.[3] On March 25, 2016, Bachmann released his third solo album, titled Eric Bachmann.[4]



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  1. ^ Murphy, Tom (2011-11-15). "Eric Bachmann of Crooked Fingers on the time he spent in Denver and Breaks In the Armor | Westword". Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  2. ^ One is the Loneliest Number, By Matt Schild, accessed 13 October 2006
  3. ^ Haupt, Melanie (2013-10-07). "ACL Live Shot: Neko Case: Siren overcomes Atoms for Peace - Music". The Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  4. ^ a b Timothy Monger (2016-03-25). "Eric Bachmann - Eric Bachmann | Songs, Reviews, Credits". AllMusic. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  5. ^ "Barry Black - Barry Black: Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  6. ^ "Tragic Animal Stories - Barry Black". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  7. ^ Spano, Charles. "Short Careers - Eric Bachmann". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  8. ^ Joe Tangari (2010-07-06). "Crooked Fingers: Reservoir Songs II EP Album Review". Pitchfork. Retrieved 2016-04-29. 
  9. ^ "Outside Our Gates - Liz Durrett: Credits". Allmusic. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  10. ^ "Laura Minor". K Composite Magazine. Archived from the original on 7 April 2012. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 

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