The Chicago trip hop band, Our Fathers began as a duo between vocalist Madeline Smith and instrumentalist Brandon Suarez. The two recorded dozens of tracks before discovering the talents of Sam Johnson (keyboard/guitar) and Alvin Varghese (drums).
The band experiments with blending hip hop beats with smooth, occasional 'jazzy' instrumentals to create a noir pop sound. The instrumentals are then garnished by sluggish yet poignant vocals that both penetrate and mount the music. [+]