As the collapse of the myths merely created new myths, the meltdown of the music industry just sprinkled new music onto the surface of vigilantism. It is somewhere between music and myth that American Excepter reside. For years the band has bent, performed and examined every physical law that the inner ear has drawn about how and why sounds are composed into music. Today they stand as pioneers of the underground's mixed gases that ultimately form the chemical backbone of our culture. To define their sound, beat and arrangement is just as difficult as answering the question whether Excepter is deconstruction or self-destruction. In their true mythical language it seems as if the band itself only navigates by the imploding stars.
is an American psychedelic experimental electronic folk rock band.
Born out of the Brooklyn 00s noise scene and fronted by former
No-Neck Blues Band electric tree-swinger John Fell Ryan, Excepter has
a slowly shifting line-up, a dense discography, and notoriously
hard-to-pin-down sound. Releases on Blast First Petite, Paw Tracks,
Kill Rock Stars, and Load. Currently operating out of Chicago IL,