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H Is for Hospital (2008)

A collection of alternately lush and stark soundtracks to short moments in my day to day life, whether banal or bizarre.

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Leatherback

BIOGRAPHY

Leatherback is a loose musical collective formed for the RPM Challenge in 2008 by Winnipeg's rather turtle-like Sean O'Rourke. Sean made a record with the help of some friends in 23 days and then continued to watch hockey.

BAND MEMBERS
Sean O'Rourke - guitars, guitar loops, hammered dulcimer, organ, kitchen percussion Ian Miller - omnichord & mellotron on track 3, bleepy bloop percussion loop on track 10 Satish - trumpets on track 12 Brett ISM Penner - vocals on tracks 4 & 11 David Nowacki - kitchen percussion on track 2

YEARS COMPLETED
2008

GENRES
Experimental


Completed Albums

H Is for Hospital(2008)

A collection of alternately lush and stark soundtracks to short moments in my day to day life, whether banal or bizarre.


The Staredown
And Now the Runners Can Go On a Wet Track in Denver
Torrealba! Torrealba!
The Winter Mourning Song
Into the Bloodshot Sun
You Know, I Am Just Not Myself Today
A Moment Under the Shadow of Dealer Bear
Back in the Throbbing Heart of the City
H Is for Hospital
Afternoon Coffee
Float
Drill Sergeant Evans