Jeff Mangum is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known for his work as the lyricist, vocalist and guitarist of the band Neutral Milk Hotel, as well as being one of the cofounders of The Elephant 6 Recording Company. He is best known for his complex, lyrically dense songwriting, apparent on the critically lauded album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.
|Born:||October 24, 1970, Ruston, Louisiana, United States|
|Genres:||Indie rock, psychedelic folk, lo-fi, sound collage, psychedelic pop|
|Instruments:||Guitar, drums, bass, keyboards, organ, accordion, xylophone, floor toms|
|Years active:||1987–1998, 2001–2002, 2006, 2008–2015|
|Labels:||Merge Records, Orange Twin Records|
|Associated acts:||Neutral Milk Hotel, Circulatory System, The Olivia Tremor Control, Synthetic Flying Machine, Cranberry Lifecycle, The Apples in Stereo, Major Organ and the Adding Machine, Elf Power|
|IMDb:||Jeff Mangum's IMDb|
|Spotify:||Jeff Mangum's Spotify|
About Jeff Mangum
Singer, lyricist, and guitarist for the band Neutral Milk Hotel, who released the albums On Avery Island and In the Aeroplane Over the Sea. He also helped found The Elephant 6 Recording Company.
He attended Ruston High School in Louisiana.
He was a contributor on the album New Magnetic Wonder by The Apples in Stereo.
He married Astra Taylor, a documentary filmmaker, in 2008.
He covered the song "Sign the Dotted Line" for a 2009 Chris Knox tribute album called Stroke: Songs for Chris Knox.
Information related to Jeff Mangum
- Ruston High School alumni
- The Elephant 6 Recording Company artists
- Alternative rock guitarists
- Songwriters from Louisiana
- American radio DJs
- American indie rock musicians
- Singers from Louisiana