Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview and buy music from Prompts / Miscues by The Foundry Field Recordings, download iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Prompts / Miscues

Open iTunes to preview, buy and download music.

Album Review

Coming three years after their debut EP, the first full-length album by the Foundry Field Recordings sounds like it was in gestation the whole time. Prompts/Miscues has that dense, slaved-over sound that, far from sounding sterile or perfected, emphasizes the album's inherent quirkiness, like a D.I.Y. version of Wilco's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot. From the overlaid found-sound tapes and unidentified buzzes of the hazy opening, "Battle Brigades, Pt. 1," through the chiming multi-guitar drones and melodies of "Warning Raids Over Kiev," the urgent indie rock of "Holding the Pilots/Holding the Facts," and the hushed, acoustic "Broken Strings," sonic diversity is the order of the day, with only Billy Schuh's wavering, often falsetto vocals and rather gloomy lyrical approach providing strong lines of continuity. Fans of Built to Spill, Yo La Tengo, and Grandaddy will find much to appreciate here.


Formed: Columbia, MO

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '00s

Nodding to bands like Yo La Tengo, the Cure, and the Flaming Lips with their cerebral, reverb-heavy brand of indie pop, the Foundry Field Recordings formed in the early 2000's as a vehicle for songwriter Billy Schuh. Schuh started his first band, Billy Schuh & the Foundry, while he was a student at the University of Missouri. Following dozens of name and lineup changes, Schuh & the Foundry eventually morphed into the Foundry Field Recordings, consisting of Schuh, Benjamin Hook, Becky Baxter, and...
Full Bio