CURIO KEY CLUB is odd metered grooves, tight horn lines, fuzzed out bass, cinematic expression, swirling synths, improvisation, freak outs, story telling, ripping guitar, moments of funk and experiments of sound.
art. A little bit of the Boss, a little Clarence Clemons, the band has loose tendencies, technical proficiency and a rock and roll swagger. At home crafting experimental rock, pop, funk, instrumental jams, Curio Key Club reflects a myriad of influences.
Frontman, saxophonist and singer Drew Miller spent much of 2015 playing, touring and recording with Bonnie Prince Billy and most of 2016-2017, touring with Houndmouth, making appearances at Lollapalooza, Shaky Knees, Telluride and venues all across the United States along with key club tenor saxophonist Graeme Gardiner.
A curio is an object of great interest and often, mystique. It is something foreign, maybe not yet understood, but not outside the realm of understanding.The symbol of a key speaks of knowledge, access, freedom, and liberation. A club, in its most basic form, is a group of like minded beings. Friends making music, music making friends.
Their self titled record was made with Kevin Ratterman and was released February 5 2016 on Louisville’s Auralgami Sounds. Almost immediately, and by chance, Drew and Graeme hit the road with Houndmouth. They are currently working on a follow up EP with Shane Cody at his home/studio the Green Hous
Drew Miller alto saxophone//vocals//electronic wind instrument ^^^Graeme Gardiner tenor saxophone ^^^ Joey Thieman trumpet ^^^ Ken Allday Guitar//vocal ^^^ Wade Honey keyboards//synth ^^^ Zach Kennedy drums ^^^ Jose Oreta bass