Able Archer
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  • Last Year (radio edit)
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (04:52) [11.13 MB]
  • Hungarian Silver
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (03:51) [8.81 MB]
  • When the Atoms Failed
    Genre: Rock
    MP3 (03:33) [8.14 MB]
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Biography
Able Archer is an inventive modern rock act that lifted its name from a 1983 NATO war exercise/simulation. The Denver, Colorado-based quartet formed in the summer of 2007 when guitarist, Chad Lindburg; bassist, Chris Callaway; and drummer, Mike Becker, decided to seek a new musical experience after five years of performing together. The trio recruited vocalist/guitarist/keyboardist Matt Huseman, formerly of Sire Records’ The Greenberry Woods and indie rockers Splitsville, and started performing soon after.

Since their inception, Huseman and company have constructed compositions that effectively mix gorgeous pop hooks, challenging chord structures, introspective lyrics, bursts of sonic energy, and computer-aided elements to keep their music unpredictable and non-formulaic. The band’s October 2008 debut Public Records release, a five-song EP titled EP01, is a testimony to these elements. Clocking in at less than 20 minutes, this self-produced/recorded/mixed disc demands repeated listens.

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  • Members:
    Matt Huseman, Chad Lindburg, Chris Callaway, Mike Becker
  • Sounds Like:
    a beautiful spring day with large, dark clouds moving in
  • Influences:
    anything that bathes in the sun or hides under rocks
  • AirPlay Direct Member Since:
    09/25/08
  • Profile Last Updated:
    06/10/18 02:55:09
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