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Two Days in the Dark (2007)

the Yawns spent two cold weeks in February rearranging a plethora of material for bare-bones instrumentation.

You & What Army? (2008)

an instructional pamphlet

Chocolate Michigan (2010)

the Yawns ditch the drums and fire up the fake trombone and bassoon for this genre-busting winter-time escapade

Other RPM Partcipants

Jefferson Ghost Bear

Jim Tyrrell

Juana Molina

the maples

Kim o' the Concrete Jungle

Asterales

Taoquinhoe Vinicius

RoboMonkeyLove

Justin Guzzwell

Adam Baxter

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The Yawns

BIOGRAPHY

The Yawns play rock and roll sometimes. Sometimes they don't.

BAND MEMBERS
Jonathan Epstein - guitar, small guitar, ganjo, mandolin, cinctophone, kalimba, keyboards, vocals, and all manner of fake instrumentation

YEARS COMPLETED
2007,2008,2010

GENRES
Americana / Roots,Alternative

OTHER BAND SITES
http://www.theyawns.net


Completed Albums

Two Days in the Dark(2007)

the Yawns spent two cold weeks in February rearranging a plethora of material for bare-bones instrumentation.


Empathetic Thumb
Melissa Molasses
Lila
This is the One That'll Go Over
It Don't Mean Nothing Without a Name
Two Days in the Dark
Twosie
We Broken into Heaven
Airwalk
Most Drivers are Pedestrians, too
Le Car
Dysfunctional Toe
A Bicycle Built for Two Small People
Avoid Red Mountain

You & What Army?(2008)

an instructional pamphlet


More than a Feeling
Peace of Mind
Number 5
Every Aspect of You
Number 4
Foreplay
Long Time
Rock and Roll Band
Number 2
Smokin'
Number 6
Hitch a Ride
Missing the Boat
Something About You
Sour Grapes
My Friend Pete
Let Me Take You Home Tonight

Chocolate Michigan(2010)

the Yawns ditch the drums and fire up the fake trombone and bassoon for this genre-busting winter-time escapade


Chocolate Michigan   (preferred)   Download
Letter Writing Campaign   Download
Ungodly Orange   Download
For the One Billionth Time   Download
The Spotsylvania Trio   Download
The House & The Hill   Download
The Bucket   Download
Frolicking On the Ruins   Download
Somewheres Against the Edge   Download
Fat Vegan   Download
Rubber Ball   Download
The First Day on Earth   Download