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I mean come on, it's Built to Spill.

Great band, great album

I had a friend take me to see built to spill in concert when I lived in Minneapolis and I have been hooked ever since. They have an amazing sound. Buy this album and enjoy it on a rainy day.

No brainer

These bearded heros set the bar incredibly high. Classic band.


Formed: 1992 in Boise, ID

Genre: Alternative

Years Active: '90s, '00s, '10s

Built to Spill were one of the most popular indie rock acts of the '90s, finding the middle ground between postmodern, Pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. From the outset, the band was a vehicle for singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Martsch, who revived the concept of the indie guitar hero just as Dinosaur Jr.'s J Mascis -- another important influence -- was beginning to fade from the limelight. On record, Martsch the arranger crafted intricate, artfully knotted tangles...
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Ancient Melodies of the Future, Built to Spill
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  • $9.99
  • Genres: Alternative, Music, Indie Rock
  • Released: Jul 10, 2001

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