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Josh McKay (musician)

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Genres  Indie rock
Labels  4AD
Instruments  Bass guitar
Name  Josh McKay
Associated acts  Deerhunter, Macha, Mice Parade
Website  www.deerhuntermusic.com

Josh McKay is an American musician. He is best known as the bass guitarist for the indie rock band Deerhunter, with whom he has recorded two studio albums. Prior to joining the band, McKay was the founding member and frontman of the post-rock band Macha and a member of the shoegaze band Mice Parade.

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McKay has also recorded solo material under the monikers, Seaworthy and Abandon the Earth Mission.

Career

In 2002, McKay released a solo album, entitled The Ride, under the moniker, Seaworthy. The album was well-received by Pitchfork, with reviewer Christopher Dare writing: "The narrative flow is enthralling. [...] It's the first good 2002 album I've heard."

McKay joined Deerhunter in early 2013, following the departure of longtime bassist Josh Fauver.

Discography

with Deerhunter

  • Monomania (2013)
  • Fading Frontier (2015)
  • with Macha

  • Macha (1998)
  • See It Another Way (1999)
  • Macha Loved Bedhead (2000)
  • Forget Tomorrow (2004)
  • with Mice Parade

  • What It Means to Be Left-Handed (2010)
  • as Seaworthy

  • The Ride (2002)
  • References

    Josh McKay (musician) Wikipedia


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