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Kuma


Country of origin:

U.S.

Type of music generally:

Electronicalternative pop

Status:

Disbanded. Final release, Fast Colliding (2005)

See also:

Kuma on MySpace

Comparisons:

Uncertain. There were other bands doing similar things around this time.

Covers/own material:

Own

General comments:

Band is also known as Kumasound.

Kuma were a Seattle-based electronic pop (dance? house?) band fronted by Bre Loughlin. The backing sounds were interesting and well-constructed, drawing on a wide veriety of musical genres. It's a surprise this band didn't go farther. (Neile)

Recommended first album:

That Moment of Silence Before a Disaster, though I have only heard a couple of tracks from their only full-length release, Fast Colliding. (Neile)

Recordings:


Rewind EP

Release info:

2002

Availability:

Hard to find

Ecto priority:

Recommended for fans of electronic sounds

Group members:

Bre Loughlin—vocals
Dave Dayton—guitar, backin vocals
Gary Cooper—guitar
Corey Paganucci—programming, keyboards

Guest artists:

Jonathan Plum—additional programming

Produced by:

Jonathan Plum

Comments:

good groovy stuff. (damon)

This EP really doesn't do that much for me. We bought it on the strength of That Moment of Silence Before a Disaster, but I really prefer that one, as this doesn't come into focus enough for me. (Neile)


That Moment of Silence Before a Disaster EP

Release info:

2004

Availability:

Hard to find

Ecto priority:

Highly recommended

Group members:

Bre Loughlin—vocals
Dave Dayton—guitar, backin vocals
Corey Paganucci—programming, keyboards
Neal Hallmark—guitar

Produced by:

Kuma

Comments:

Pretty compelling, especially because of the urgent vocals over the intriguing sounds. (Neile)

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