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Nick Prol / Proletarians

Nick Prol / Proletarians
Country
United States
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Nick Prol is an American musician based in Tucson, Arizona. For recording, his "band" The Proletarians consists of an all-star collection of many well-known players from progressive and avant rock: Ben Spees (The Mercury Tree), Connor Reilly (The Mercury Tree), and Dave Newhouse (The Muffins) as "members" along with such guests as Bob Drake, Moe Staiano (Sleepytime Gorilla Museum), Dave Willey, Paul Sears (The Muffins), Mohadev (Stop Motion Orchestra), Thymme Jones (Cheer-Accident), Matt Lebofsky (MoeTar, miRthkon), and more.
Website
http://proletarians.bandcamp.com
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Releases on file (5)
Nick Prol and the Proletarians — An Erstwisle Alphabestiary: Book One Nick Prol and the Proletarians — An Erstwisle Alphabestiary: Book One
(Bandcamp no#, 2020, CD / DL)
Manna / Mirage — Face Manna / Mirage — Face
(Bandcamp New House Music NH07, 2020, CD)
Paul Sears — Angels & Demons That Play Paul Sears — Angels & Demons That Play
(Stairway Press, 2018, TPB)
Various Artists — Frets of Yore Various Artists — Frets of Yore
(Spectropol SpecT 41 , 2017, CD / DL)
Nick Prol and the Proletarians — Loon Attic Nick Prol and the Proletarians — Loon Attic
(Bandcamp Daba Da, 2017, CD / DL)

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