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Year formed: 2005
Members: Justin Longacre, Kevin Clark, Paul Zink, Mark Ramerez, Sam Pilbeam, Dan Rock, and Steve Mohr.
Style of music: Psych-folk/thrift-store baroque.
Influences: The post-industrial Midwest, Charles Simic, Phil Levine, Flannery O'Connor, Sherwood Anderson, Syd Barrett, Flying Saucer Attack, Vashti Bunyan, Pentangle, The Microphones, Ladybug Transistor, Neutral Milk Hotel, Anne Briggs, Woods, counterpoint.
Sounds a little like: Lyrical filigree with dreamy racket.
Favorite venue: Ottawa Tavern, Mickey Finn's
CDs: Midwestern Shambling, 5 Songs About the Great Lakes, Moths and Rust
Web site: myspace.com/thehomevillecircle