Roomrunner

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OriginRoomrunner_header_cell_0_2_0 Baltimore, Maryland, USARoomrunner_cell_0_2_1
GenresRoomrunner_header_cell_0_3_0 Noise rock, alternative rock, indie rockRoomrunner_cell_0_3_1
Years activeRoomrunner_header_cell_0_4_0 2010-2016Roomrunner_cell_0_4_1
LabelsRoomrunner_header_cell_0_5_0 Fan Death RecordsRoomrunner_cell_0_5_1
Associated actsRoomrunner_header_cell_0_6_0 Double Dagger, Yukon, Future Islands, Dope BodyRoomrunner_cell_0_6_1
WebsiteRoomrunner_header_cell_0_7_0 Roomrunner_cell_0_7_1
MembersRoomrunner_header_cell_0_9_0 Denny Bowen

Jeff Byers Dan Frome Bret LanahanRoomrunner_cell_0_9_1

Past membersRoomrunner_header_cell_0_11_0 Sam Garrett

John Jones Christopher MorwaskiRoomrunner_cell_0_11_1

Roomrunner was a noise rock group from Baltimore, Maryland, fronted by Denny Bowen, formerly of Double Dagger, Yukon, and The Dan Deacon Ensemble. Roomrunner_sentence_0

The group also included prominent Baltimore recording engineer Dan Frome on bass. Roomrunner_sentence_1

Past members have included Bowen's one-time Yukon bandmate Sam Garrett, and John Jones, who went on to join Dope Body. Roomrunner_sentence_2

To date, they have released a cassette tape and an EP on Fan Death Records and have toured North America, playing with the likes of Dan Deacon, Future of the Left, and METZ. Roomrunner_sentence_3

The name Roomrunner comes from the wasei Japanese word used for "treadmill." Roomrunner_sentence_4

The band's sound has been described as "a conscious effort to revive the fuzz and feedback-laden churn of early-1990s indie rock. Roomrunner_sentence_5

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[but] theirs is a more ebullient take on the genre." Roomrunner_sentence_8

In August 2015, the band announced on their Facebook page that they will be playing their last show in Baltimore in October 2015, with plans to release a last LP sometime in 2016. Roomrunner_sentence_9

The album has yet to be released. Roomrunner_sentence_10

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  • Ideal Cities LP, Fan Death Records, 2013Roomrunner_item_0_0
  • TBA LP, Accidental Guest Records, 2016Roomrunner_item_0_1

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  • Separate 12" EP, Accidental Guest Recordings, 2014Roomrunner_item_1_2
  • S/T Cassette, Fan Death Records, 2011Roomrunner_item_1_3
  • Super Vague 12" EP, Fan Death Records, 2012Roomrunner_item_1_4


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