Growing is a strange, shape-shifting beast. A band that has always seemed to live in the aesthetic shadow of others, yet continually offers its unique slant on the influences it references, Growing’s midlife move across the country coincided with its shift in musical direction. From wallowing in the drone to shimmering in the groove, Growing’s music remains playfully hallucinatory throughout the band’s changes.
Growing was founded in Olympia, Washington in 2001 by guitarists Kevin Doria, Joe Denardo and drummer Zack Carlson. After a slew of self-released cassettes and a 7” EP, venerable Chicago label Kranky picked up on the band’s thick drone-powered sound. The label released Growing’s first CD and full-length... Read More
Rock, Alternative/Indie, Experimental, Ambient/Electronic