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The Hand to Man Band – The Down Moveables
Video by Marcos Sanchez / Recorded by Nicholas Taplin (Post-Consumer)


“The band’s moniker was inspired by a cryptic fortune cookie Watt picked up in Austin, and that’s really no surprise – this album is filled with mysterious clues that lead to solutions indirectly. Veering between the tightly woven and the completely unhinged, trading deep gulfs of ponderous melancholy with gentle, fractured pop fairytales, The Hand To Man Band keeps the listener guessing without ever completely abandoning their own special brand of earthy hall-of-mirrors music.”
– Post Consumer



The Hand To Man Band – First Shallows>

The Hand To Man Band is comprises of Mike Watt (best known for co-founder of Minutemen, dos, and fIREHOSE), John Dieterich (Deerhoof, Natural Dreamers), Tim Barnes (Silver Jews, Jim O’Rourke, Text of Light), Thollem McDonas (Tsigoti). ‘First Shallow’ is taken from their first full-length “You Are Always on Our Minds,” available now via Austin’s Post-Consumer.