Sole and the Skyrider Band

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Sole and the Skyrider Band
Genres Alternative hip hop
Years active 2006–present
Labels Anticon
Fake Four Inc
Equinox Records
Associated acts Lil B, Pictureplane, Xiu Xiu, Sage Francis, Noah23
Members Tim Holland
Bud Berning
John Wagner
William Ryan Fritch

Sole and the Skyrider Band is an alternative hip hop quartet based in Denver, Colorado.

The band consists of rapper Tim Holland a.k.a. Sole, producer Bud Berning a.k.a. Skyrider, multi-instrumentalist William Ryan Fritch, and drummer John Wagner.

The band has released three albums on Anticon, Fake Four Inc and Equinox Records.


In 2010, Sole and the Skyrider Band toured across the United States with Ceschi Ramos and Dark Time Sunshine.[1][2][3]

URB premiered the video for Factor's remix of the song "Mr. Insurgent" from their second album, Plastique, on March 1, 2011.[4]

Sole and the Skyrider Band released their third album, Hello Cruel World, on Fake Four Inc in 2011. The band toured across the United States in the year.[5][6]


Studio albums

Remix albums

  • Sole and the Skyrider Band Remix LP (2009)


  • Battlefields (2009)
  • The Challenger EP (2011)


  • "Hello Cruel World" (2011)


  1. ^ 319 (March 2, 2010). "Sole & The Skyrider Band – "Write or Die"". UGSMAG. 
  2. ^ Shawnnn (April 2, 2010). "Show Review - Sole & the Skyrider Band, Dark Time Sunshine, and Anonymous Inc". CT Indie. 
  3. ^ Uddenberg, Brett (October 5, 2010). "Sole & The Skyrider Band Hit The Road Again". URB. 
  4. ^ Uddenberg, Brett (March 1, 2011). "Video Premiere: Sole & the Skyrider Band – "Mr. Insurgent" (Factor Remix)". URB. 
  5. ^ "Tour dates for Sole & The Skyrider Band". Plug One. July 14, 2011. 
  6. ^ Klosowski, Thorin (July 15, 2011). "Review: Sole and the Skyrider Band at hi-dive, 7/14/11". Denver Westword. 

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