Floating Action

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Floating Action is a band from Black Mountain, North Carolina. The touring version of Floating Action is Seth Kauffman (lead vocals, guitar), Michael Libramento (bass), (also Mark Capon (bass)), Josh Carpenter (drums), Evan Martin (keys), and Brian Landrum (guitar).[1] The studio version of Floating Action is solely Seth Kauffman, who writes, records, and produces all Floating Action material himself.[2] Kauffman's unique songwriting, musicianship, and production style are praised by such notable acts as; Dr.Dog, My Morning Jacket, Dan Auerbach, Band Of Horses.

Floating Action has released three LPs on Park the Van records, an indie label based out of New Orleans, Louisiana.[3] The band is currently on Jim James' (My Morning Jacket) label Removador.

Musical Style[edit]

Floating Action's music blends multiple styles, including indie rock, folk, dub, and blues. Seth Kauffman has described Floating Action's sound as "lo-fi Carolina funk."[4]


  1. ^ Schacht, John. "The story of Floating Action's pan-everything soul". Indy Weekly. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  2. ^ "Desert Etiquette by Floating Action". Floating Action Bandcamp page. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "Floating Action Artist Page". Park the Van Records. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 
  4. ^ Schacht, John. "The Story of Floating Action Pans Everything Soul". Indy Weekly. Retrieved 11 November 2011.