The Brother Kite

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The Brother Kite
Origin Providence, Rhode Island
Genres Alternative rock
Years active 2002–present
Labels Clairecords, Darushka-4
Members Patrick Boutwell
Jon Downs
Mark Howard
Andrea Downs
Matt Rozzero

The Brother Kite is an American alternative rock band, formed in Providence, Rhode Island in 2002.[1] The band consists of Patrick Boutwell on guitar and lead vocals; Jon Downs on guitar and vocals; Andrea Downs on bass guitar; Mark Howard on guitar, keyboard, and vocals; and Matt Rozzero on drums and sampler.[2][3][4]

In 2008, their song "Get On, Me" from the album Waiting for the Time to be Right was featured in the British television series Skins.


  • thebrotherkite, 2004, LP
  • Waiting for the Time to be Right, 2006, LP
  • Moonlight Race, 2007, Single/EP
  • Split, 2008, Single/EP
  • Isolation, 2010, LP
  • Eye to Eye, 2011, Single/EP
  • Model Rocket, 2013, LP


  1. ^ Peterson, Ben (September 2010). "Review: The Brother Kite". Allmusic. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Tangari, Joe (27 November 2006). "The Brother Kite: Waiting for the Time to Be Right". Pitchfork Media. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Conti, Chris (29 September 2010). "The Brother Kite's Isolation Was Worth The Wait". The Phoenix. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  4. ^ D'Urso, Jill (3 June 2009). "Live Review: The Brother Kite @ Middle East". Bostonist. Archived from the original on 9 August 2013. Retrieved 8 August 2013.