MINT MILE is an experimental rock band from Chicago.
The group has released three EPs and most recently a 2020 double LP, Ambertron, hailed as “a stunner” by the Chicago Reader and “a really remarkable album” by All The Young Punks. The second Mint Mile LP, Roughrider, has just been completed and will be out very soon.
Baritone guitar and guitar: Tim Midyett (Silkworm, Bottomless Pit, SUNN O))) )
Drums: Jeff Panall (Songs: Ohia)
Bass: Matthew Barnhart (Tre Orsi)
Guitar and Pedal Steel: Justin Brown (Palliard et al)
Trumpet: Greg Norman (Bitter Tears)
Sporting members of the incredible bands Minutes, OUT!, Revelators, and Petrillo, Wowza sounds more like mid-period Can than most bands would ever dare to manage. The group’s commitment to collective improvisation (within an undeniably rock framework) yields output that will delight and surprise anyone who can pay attention to anything besides an iPhone for more than five minutes.