Mike Coykendall

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Mike Coykendall
Origin Norwich, Kansas, Nebraska, United States
Genres Indie rock,[1] indie folk,[1]
Years active 1984–present
Labels Fluff & Gravy
Field Hymns
Stereotype Records
Associated acts She & Him
Old Joe Clarks
Klyde Konnor
Website [1]

Mike Coykendall is a musician, studio engineer, and producer. Born in Norwich, Kansas in 1963, Coykendall was a member of the Wichita-based Klyde Konnor, which performed and recorded frequently throughout the 1980s and early 1990s. Coykendall moved to San Francisco in 1991, and released three critically acclaimed albums with the Old Joe Clarks. After moving to Portland, Oregon in 1999, Coykendall set up a home studio, where he recorded such luminaries as M Ward, Richmond Fontaine, Beth Orton, Tin Hat Trio, She & Him, and Bright Eyes. Coykendall has released several albums as a solo artist, including Hello Hello Hello (Stereotype Records 2005), The Unbearable Being of Likeness (Field Hymns 2010), and Chasing Away The Dots (Fluff and Gravy Records, 2012).


Chasing Away the Dots (2012) Fluff & Gravy

  • Till the Ice is Broken
  • We All Gotta Go
  • Mr. Fly
  • Runaways & Strays
  • Mumbo Jumbo
  • As Lost As You Are
  • Where the Wind Don't Blow
  • The Hippie Girl
  • Strange
  • Sunshine of the Neighborhood
  • Medic (Slighter)
  • Let it Go
  • Medic
  • They're Gone

The Unbearable Being of Likeness (2010) Field Hymns

  • Good One
  • Luna Mama Less Dip
  • It's Raining Inside
  • Spacebaker Blues
  • Disco Next Door w/ Clicker
  • Bye-Bye-Baby-O
  • First Shot, Best Shot
  • Sold Your Closet Painting
  • Flatlands
  • Something To Chew On
  • Wonderland

Hello Hello Hello (2005) Stereotype Records

  • Hi-Ho
  • Glass Shelters
  • Top of the World
  • Takes One to Know
  • Devil's Own Highway
  • Sammy in the Doomed Machine
  • Driver Carries No Cash
  • Hope (the Good Angel)
  • If I Only Knew
  • Who'll Be the Devil
  • Altitudes
  • Please
  • What Can I Say
  • Bamboo Pole
  • In Prayer

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  1. ^ a b "Indie Rock is the New Emo". DetroitChic. June 14, 2010. 

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