Deer Tick: Edgy, Sparse Americana

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With characteristic energy and dark humor, Deer Tick has won over audiences and critics alike with its edgy, sparse Americana. The four-piece band comes from Providence, R.I., and has unofficially been around since 2004 when it got started as a percussion/guitar duo.

Complete with strings, drums, guitars and bass, Deer Tick is a self-described "rock-rock-rock" outfit with a little something more — a twist of alt-country and gritty blues, as demonstrated on its latest studio LP, Born on Flag Day. Like Deer Tick's first album, War Elephants, Born on Flag Day is full of roughed-out styles, wrapped around a solid indie-rock core.

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Born on Flag Day
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Deer Tick
Label
Partisan
Released
2009

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