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Electro-meets-indie pop purveyors Geographer, comprised of singer/multi-instrumentalist Mike Deni, cellist/electronics player Nathan Blaz, and drummer/singer Brian Ostreicher, formed in San Francisco in 2006. The project originated a year earlier, as family strife inspired Deni to relocate from his New Jersey hometown, and for the next several months he built Geographer's foundation by composing songs on guitar and a synthesizer he found on the street. Adding Blaz and Ostreicher to the fold, who originally met while attending Berklee College of Music, the band cut their teeth on the local live circuit and by 2008 released their full-length debut, Innocent Ghosts. A year later, the song "The Morning" was featured in the film New York, I Love You and the band was listed in SPIN magazine's Undiscovered Bands You Need to Hear Now list. Soon after, Geographer signed to Tricycle Records, who released the synth-driven Kites single in 2009 and darker Animal Shapes EP in 2010. Many of the EP's songs generated further buzz after being featured in MTV series Awkward. and The Buried Life, as well as in Pixar's video for the It Gets Better campaign. Geographer moved to the Modern Art roster in early 2011, and that December, as the band readied its next record, Paste magazine teased the single "Life of Crime." Produced by Eli Crews and mixed by Chris Zane, who'd previously worked together on recordings for tUnE-yArDs, Passion Pit, and Deerhoof, the sophomore album Myth arrived February 2012. ~ Chrysta Cherrie
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  1.   Song
  2.   Lover's Game
  3.   The Myth of Youth
  4.   I'm Ready
  5.   Kites
  6.   Interlude
  7.   Vesijärvi
  8.   This Is How We Walk on the Moon
  9.   Intro
  10.   Kaleidoscope
  11.   Paris
  12.   Night Winds
  13.   Cloudbusting
  14.   The Fire is Coming
  15.   Too Much
  16.   You Say You Love Me
  17.   Need
  18.   The Boulder
  19.   Shell Beach
  20.   The Dream Has Faded
  21.   The Guest
  22.   Age of Consent
  23.   Patience
  24.   Read Your Palm
  25.   Blinders
  26.   Falling Apart
  27.   Keep
  28.   I Know What I Know
  29.   Life of Crime
  30.   Ready 2 Wear
  31.   Asleep
  32.   Atmosphere
  33.   Can't You Wait
  34.   Caught a Fire
  35.   Each Other's Ghosts
  36.   Leave
  37.   Native Son
  38.   Rushing in, Rushing Out
  39.   The Morning
  40.   Underneath My Heart
  41.   Wonderful

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