|Born||November 13, 1977 (age 42)|
|Genres||Rock, folk, psychedelic, punk, alt country|
|Instruments||Vocals, guitar, piano, various|
|Labels||Domino Records, 4AD|
Cass McCombs (born 1977 in Concord, California) is an American musician.
He has released one EP and 9 albums since 2002.
Blending genres such as rock, folk, psychedelic, punk, and alt country, he has played in numerous bands in the Bay Area and Pacific Northwest during the 1990s, often in DIY spaces, before relocating to New York City.
McCombs and his band spent much of 2003 and 2004 touring, performing everywhere from the All Tomorrow's Parties festival to house shows.
McCombs otherwise divided his time amongst the Pacific Northwest, England and Baltimore.
It was named one of Amazon.com’s Best Albums of 2007.
Also in 2007 he toured with Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti.
Other bands he has performed or toured with include Ariel Pink, Cat Power, Band of Horses, Andrew Bird, The Decemberists, Arcade Fire, Peter Bjorn and John, Papercuts, The Shins, Iron and Wine, Deerhoof, The Walkmen, Jana Hunter, Thurston Moore, Joe Russo and The War On Drugs.
His single "Bradley Manning" premiered on the Democracy Now News Hour in 2012.
His songs have been featured in films including the surf film The Present (2009), and Ralph Arlyck documentary Following Sean, as well as notable skate videos featuring Jason Dill, Jerry Hsu Chima Ferguson and Dylan Rieder.
In 2014 he did a co-headlining fall tour with the Meat Puppets.
McCombs is a member of The Skiffle Players, who released their debut LP, Skifflin' on February 12, 2016.
In June 2016, McCombs performed at the Primavera Sound and Field Day music festivals.
McCombs ANTI- Records debut, Mangy Love was released on August 26, 2016.
In 2020, Spurl Editions published McCombs' debut poetry collection Toy Fabels, with illustrations by McCombs.
- A (2003)
- PREfection (2005)
- Dropping the Writ (2007)
- Catacombs (2009)
- Wit's End (2011)
- Humor Risk (2011)
- Big Wheel and Others (2013)
- Mangy Love (2016)
- Tip of the Sphere (2019)
- Not the Way E.P. (2002)
- A Folk Set Apart (2015)
Credits to the contents of this page go to the authors of the corresponding Wikipedia page: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cass McCombs.