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Hometown: Austin, TX (USA)

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Church has been a band for over 10 years now going from Bay Area punk to proto–Emo to lo–fi experimental to cult status in 2000+. Our music is hard to put in a nutshell as it changes from year to year. We've got upbeat punk songs, fast hardcore songs, improvised experimental music, 4–track garage, lo–fi acoustic, country, noise... there's been a lot of stuff and it's been documented in six official full length releases (a seventh just finished) and a myriad of extra–curricular releases.

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J Church The Horror of Life

J Church

The Horror of Life (2007)

No Idea

J Church / Sound on Sound Split [7 inch]

J Church / Sound on Sound

Split [7 inch] (2007)

Underground Communiqué

J Church / Minority Blues Band Split [7 inch]

J Church / Minority Blues Band

Split [7 inch] (2006)

Underground Communiqué

J Church Society Is A Carnivorous Flower

J Church

Society Is A Carnivorous Flower (2004)

No Idea

J Church One Mississippi

J Church

One Mississippi (2000)

Honest Don's

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