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Don Caballero's American Don saw the departure of guitarist Mike Bainfield leaving Ian Williams to fill the void using live looping via an FX pedal. The new changes show in this album with the way songs build steam with the intricate layering of loops until the unexpected changes and time shifts from drummer Damon Che hit you like a baseball bat covered with a pillow. This was the last album before the band split up, with Williams taking his looping skills to Battles, Che went on to reform Don Cab as the only remaining original member in 2003.


Formed: 1991 in Pittsburgh, PA

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s

Pittsburgh math rockers Don Caballero were one of the first bands to expand on the work of genre innovators like Bastro, Bitch Magnet, and (especially) Slint. Their music was entirely instrumental, and while their guitar interplay was as complex and dissonant as any of their peers, the real driving force behind their precisely calibrated attack was virtuosic drummer Damon Che. In essence, it was Che's manic explosions and stop-on-a-dime shifts in time signature that mapped out the trail his bandmates...
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