The SnowGhost Six

Comprised of six world-class musicians, The SnowGhost Six create a comfortable, productive and exciting environment in which ideas can blossom – and good songs thrive in good company. Recording as a live band grants them the now rare call-and-response magic heard on so many timeless records.



MIKE HINDERT
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Guitar
Hometown: Carlsbad, CA
Grew up in: Virginia
Hobby: Surfing
Interesting Fact: Has an identical twin brother who gave up music for Buddhism, Mike hopes to lure him back to the dark side one day.
Philosophy: Music theory is just a theory.
Credits: Founding member of The Bravery who’s credits include 4 albums on Island Def Jam. Touring with Depeche Mode, Green Day, Smashing Pumpkins, U2, Chris Cornell, Linkin’ Park, Duran Duran, New Order and Busta Rhymes. Late night shows Conan O’Brien, Jay Leno, David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel and Jules Holland. Nominated for an MTV music video award. 3 gold records. Currently playing in Mike Hindert and the Wolf, Gone Sugar Die and Swagar & Co. Founder of Merrifield Records.



ELI WULFMEIER
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Lead Guitar
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Grew up in: Michigan
Hobby: Slalom water skiing
Philosophy: Go big or go home.
Interesting Fact: Eli was an intern for Motley Crue and answered phones.
Credits: Band leader for Leroy From The North. He regularly works with bands as a touring and recording artist as well as songwriter. Jonathan Tyler, Sam Morrow, Hymn de Lune (Ry x and Jens Kuross), Dorothy, Jakob Dylan, The Wild Feathers, Jeremy Renner, Brian Wright, Joe Purdy, Brother Sal, Lexington Queen and Swagar & Co.



BRETT ALLEN
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Pedal Steel / Guitar / Synthesizer / Producer / Engineer Hometown: Whitefish, MT
Grew up in: Puerto Rico
Hobby: Physics
Interesting Fact: Grew up playing a mini flamenco guitar in his barrio band.
Philosophy: New music is created by innovative people and their instruments – new sounds, inspired and excited by unique control, and process.
Credits: Stephen Malkmus, Dan Deacon, Matmos, So Percussion, Wayne Horvitz, Marty Erich, Mumlers, Kris Kristofferson, Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, John Pizzarelli, Gerald Clayton, Tim Kasher, Stars of the Lid, Christopher Willits, Swell Season, Best Coast, Dawes, Jason Lytle,
Del McCoury, Bela Fleck, Wye Oak, Death Cab For Cutie, The Lil’ Smokies, Mobius (Cluster), Swagar & Co.



ADAM ARCOS
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Bass
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Grew up in: Georgia
Hobby: Motorcycles
Interesting Fact: Adam started as a guitarist but switched to bass after
moving to LA and seeing Eli play.
Philosophy: (K.I.S.S.) Keep it simple stupid
CREDITS: Touring and studio bassist with bands including Desure, Sam Morrow, Adam Jodorowsky, Beach Party, Brian Whelan and Swagar & Co.



CORY GRAY
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Keys / Trumpet / Engineer
Hometown: Portland, OR
Grew up in: Bay Area
Hobby: Making hot sauce
Interesting Fact: One of Cory’s first jobs was notating the “Harmonic Experience”
by W.A. Mathieu which both Brett and Matt used extensively while in music school
before ever meeting Cory.
Philosophy: Explore the unnerving and anomalous.
Credits: Currently Old Unconscious and The Delines. And has worked with Castanets, Graves, Norfolk and Western, Grand Hallway, Tomo Nakayama, The Dandy Warhols, Wooden Indian Burial Ground, Laura Gibson, The Decemberists, Shelley Short, Darren Hanlon, Tim Kasher, Mirah, Hosannas, Grails, The Dodos, Tracker, Chris Pureka, Richmond Fontaine, Pete International Airport, Widower, The Slants, The Hackles & Nocturnal Habits and Swagar & Co. Cory is also a studio engineer, producer and composes music for film, television and commercials.



MATT BERGER
Position: Songwriter / Vocals / Drums
Hometown: Portland, OR
Grew up in: New York
Hobby: Sailing
Interesting Fact: Matt is the host of Caribbean music show “The Latin Tinge Radio show on MHD Jazz Radio (Portland, OR) and spent several months playing rumba music in Havana. Philosophy: Amor Fati (Love of Fate)
Credits: Matt has a masters in musicology. World Music Pedagogy Certificate from Smithsonian Folkways. Recipient of Diaz-Ayala Cuban Music Research Grant. Bob Weiner (Harry Belafonte, Dianne Reeves), Memo Acevedo (Tito Puente, Gonzalo Rubalcaba), Matt Wilson (Dewey Redman, Charlie Haden), Mark Dresser(John Zorn, Anthony Braxton), Marty Ehrlich (Anthony Braxton, Andrew Cyrille), Jorge Suazo (Iroso Obba) Matt also teaches music, and plays drums with many bands in the Pacific Northwest and elsewhere. Laura Veirs, Laura Gibson, Musee Mecanique, the Portland Cello Project, Old Unconscious and Swagar & Co. Opened for Iron and Wine, Andrew Bird, M Ward, The Decemberest, Bucketed and Harper Simon.



Adam Arcos, Eli Wulfmeier, Mike Hindert, Brett Allen, Matt Berger, Cory Gray