Giant Sand

Giant Sand

 

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Giant Sand (also currently recording as Giant Giant Sand) is an American band from Tucson, Arizona. Its most constant member is singer-songwriter Howe Gelb.

Members have included keyboardist Chris Cacavas (of Green on Red)[citation needed], bassist Paula Jean Brown (who was briefly a member of The Go-Go's and was married to Gelb at the time),[1] Mark Walton (of The Dream Syndicate and Continental Drifters), drummer Tom Larkins (later to become a Jonathan Richman sideman).[citation needed] and Iain Shedden, drummer with Australian band The Saints. For a long while the band's rhythm section consisted of John Convertino and Joey Burns (of Calexico fame). In the early 2000s Howe Gelb reinvented the band again - this time with players from Denmark.

Guest artists over the last 3 decades have included Victoria Williams, Neko Case, Juliana Hatfield, PJ Harvey, Vic Chesnutt, Steve Wynn, Vicki Peterson, Rainer Ptacek, M. Ward, Isobel Campbell, nearly all members of the band Poi Dog Pondering, and Indiosa Patsy Jean (Gelb and Brown's daughter).[2]

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Highlights10

Chore of Enchantment
 
Chore of Enchantment is a studio album by the alternative rock band Giant Sand.
Cover Magazine
 
Cover Magazine is an album released by the American band Giant Sand on Thrill Jockey Records in 2001.
Ballad of a Thin Line Man
Album
Ballad of a Thin Line Man (25th Anniversary Edition) is an album by musical group Giant Sand, released on January 1, 1986.
Backyard Bbq Broadcast
Album
Backyard Bbq Broadcast (25th Anniversary Edition) is an album by musical group Giant Sand, released on November 21, 2011.

Photos - Giant Sand50

Popular Albums23

Popular Songs1

Music-Related Relationships7

Band Members3

Videos8

Spotify - Albums & Singles32

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Top Tracks10

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles1

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