About

The Kingsbury Manx hail from Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  The band currently has 4 members:

Clarque Blomquist – Drums, bass, vocals, various

Paul Finn – Keyboards, various

Ryan Richardson – Drums, bass, vocals, various

Bill Taylor – Guitars, vocals, various

The Manx have released six full length records:

The Kingsbury Manx

Let You Down

Aztec Discipline

The Fast Rise And Fall Of The South

Ascenseur Ouvert!

Bronze Age

11 Responses to About

  1. bill ormondroyd says:

    Any connection with the Isle of Man?

    • cubicleism says:

      In name only. We wish we could claim something as exotic. :)

      • Martin nnhom says:

        Hi, hello from the Isle of Man, love the band name, I looked you up because I thought you may have a connection with the island, I’ve never heard any of your stuff but I’m going to listen to some now
        Cha nel un çhangey dy liooar rieau ( manx Gaelic )
        – One language is never enough.
        Aigh vie!
        –Good luck!

      • cubicleism says:

        Glad you found us! Hope you like the music!.

  2. Jono says:

    Hi there, I just had to write. The Bronze Age is true gem – a beautiful record from start to finish. Thanks you. Also any upcoming shows In NYC?

  3. Jono says:

    Hi there, I just had to write. The Bronze Age is a true gem – a beautiful record from start to finish. Thank you. Also any upcoming shows In NYC?

    • cubicleism says:

      Hi Jono! Thanks for the kind words! We don’t have any shows planned at the moment but when we do,
      NYC will almost certainly be on the list as our keyboardist just moved there. :)

  4. Jono says:

    Fantastic! What’s he doing here? Are you guys on top of your SoundExchange royalties? Please sary yes….

  5. Andy says:

    You are the most underrated band ever. Good for you! Bronze Age is my #2 for the year, slightly edged out by YLT. Lucky enough to see you in CLE some years ago opening for Pernice Bros. Keep on keeping on. Oh, one other thing, Kingsbury Run in Cleveland: http://clevelandhistorical.org/items/show/376#.Us7DCbSRKB4

    • cubicleism says:

      Wow! Thanks for having us in the list! Losing out to YLT, there’s no shame in that. :)

      • Andy says:

        Right! Here is the rest of my list:
        1. Yo La Tengo: Fade
        2. Kingsbury Manx: Bronze Age
        3. Neko Case: The Worse…
        4. Richard Buckner: Surrounded
        5. Josh Ritter: The Beast In Me
        6. Bill Callahan: Dream River
        7. Deerhunter: Monomania
        8. Low: The Invisible Way
        9. The Drones: I See Seaweed
        10. Robbie Fulks:Gone Away Backward
        11. Mikal Cronin: MCII
        12. Josh Rouse: The Happiness Waltz
        13. Waxahatchee: Cerulean Salt
        14. Junip:S/T
        15. Laura Marling: Once I Was An Eagle
        16. Besnard Lakes: Unitl In Excess, Imperceptible UFO
        17. Parquet Courts: Light Up In Gold
        18. Eleanor Friedberger: Personal Record
        19. Phosphorescent: Muchacho
        20. Nick Cave: Push The Sky…

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