Soundpool performing under a psychedelic film backdrop.
|Origin||New York City/New York/United States|
|Genres||Shoegaze, dream pop, disco, psychedelia|
|Labels||Aloft, Killer Pimp|
|Associated acts||The Slamhound Hunters, the Loveless, Jet Set Six, the Idle, the Happy Scene, the Stargazer Lilies|
|Members||Kim Field |
|Past members||Ben Malkin |
Soundpool is a New York City-based shoegaze band, formed in 2005.
Led by singer Kim Field and guitarist John Ceparano (previously with the Loveless and Jet Set Six), Soundpool formed in 2005, also featuring drummer James Renard (formerly of the Idle and the Happy Scene), keyboardist Mark Robinson and rotating bassists including Ben Malkin, Rich Bennett, Dean McCormick and Andy Durutti. Sanford Santacroce later joined as the group's permanent bassist.
Soundpool's debut studio album, On High, was released May 16, 2006 by Aloft Records, followed by Dichotomies & Dreamland in 2008.
The "But It's So" 7" single was released by Killer Pimp on January 26, 2010 in a limited edition of 500 copies.
The band then went on indefinite hiatus.
Field and Ceparano formed the band the Stargazer Lilies, who have since released three albums: We Are the Dreamers (2013), Door to the Sun (2016) and Lost (2017).
- On High (2006, Aloft Records)
- Dichotomies & Dreamland (2008, Aloft Records)
- Mirrors in Your Eyes (2010, Killer Pimp)
Singles and EPs
- "But It's So" 7" single (2010, Killer Pimp)
- Re-mirrored EP (2011, Killer Pimp)
- Kim Field - vocals, Q-chord, omnichord, keyboard
- John Ceparano - guitar, bass, vocals
- Mark Robinson - keyboards
- James Renard - drums
- Sanford Santacroce - bass
- Ben Malkin - bass
- Rich Bennett - bass
- Dean McCormick - bass
- Andy Durutti - bass
- Paolo Martin - bass