The Info List - Joe Plummer

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Joseph E. "Joe" Plummer is an American drummer from Portland, Oregon. From 2004 - 2012 Plummer was a percussionist and drummer for the indie rock band Modest Mouse and performed on their album, We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. Before joining Modest Mouse, Plummer played with the indie rock bands The Black Heart Procession and The Magic Magicians.[2] Plummer was one of the 88 drummers who participated in Japanese noise rock pioneers Boredoms 88 Boadrum performance on August 8, 2008.[3] In May 2009, Plummer replaced Jesse Sandoval as the drummer for The Shins.[4] He is also a member of Mister Heavenly, a collaboration with Honus Honus of Man Man and Nicholas Thorburn of Islands and The Unicorns, experimenting with a new genre entitled "doom wop."[5] Plummer also works as a freelance composer. He contributed music for the episodic comedy Antarctic...huh?, directed by Matt Hoyt with art direction and design by Jason Sherry. An early version premiered at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - La Jolla in the summer of 2010.[6] On November 10, 2013, the Orange County Register announced that Matt Aveiro of Cold War Kids had left the band, and that Plummer would be holding his place indefinitely.[7] On July 15, 2014, the Cold War Kids released the first single, "All This Could Be Yours" from their fifth album Hold My Home, (released on October 21).[8] The release of Hold My Home had Plummer and multi-instrumentalist/singer Matthew Schwartz being credited as proper members of Cold War Kids on the album's liner notes as opposed to touring members as previously credited. On August 7th, 2015, Joe's, Built in Sun, project with Pall Jenkins and Richard Swift was released.[9] Plummer recently announced a new record with Matt from Cold War Kids and Daniel from Tijuana Panthers - The Coromandelles.[2] Plummer is mentioned in Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburg: One Comedian's Tour of Not-Quite-the Biggest Cities in the World" by Todd Barry. Joe would never stand up Todd Barry. He is also mentioned in "Set the Boy Free: The Autobiography" by Johnny Marr. Plummer has appeared as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live, Late Show with David Letterman, and Jimmy Kimmel Live! References[edit]

^ Camp, Zoe. "Man Man's Honus Honus Announces Debut Solo Album Use Your Delusion, Teases New Music". Pitchfork. Retrieved 4 November 2016.  ^ "Suicide Squeeze Records". www.suicidesqueeze.net.  ^ Zwickel, Jonathan. "Two for the Rodent". The Stranger.  ^ "Shins' James Mercer Spills About Lineup Changes, New Album, Other Projects - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com.  ^ "Hear Two Songs From the Man Man/Islands/Modest Mouse Supergroup Mister Heavenly - Pitchfork". pitchfork.com.  ^ [1] ^ Cosores, Philip (November 10, 2013). "Cold War Kids wrap tour in revamped form". Orange County Register. Retrieved September 8, 2014.  ^ "Cold War Kids Announce New Album 'Hold My Home' – Release "All This Could Be Yours" Video". Glide Magazine. August 26, 2014. Retrieved August 26, 2014.  ^ "Built In Sun -". PIAPTK. Retrieved 2017-01-24. 

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Cold War Kids

Nathan Willett David Quon Matt Maust Joe Plummer Matthew Schwartz

Jonnie Russell Matt Aveiro Dann Gallucci


Robbers & Cowards Loyalty to Loyalty Mine Is Yours Dear Miss Lonelyhearts Hold My Home L.A. Divine

Compilation albums

Up in Rags/With Our Wallets Full


Mulberry Street With Our Wallets Full Up in Rags We Used to Vacation Live from the Paradiso Behave Yourself Tuxedos


"Hang Me Up to Dry" "Something Is Not Right with Me" "Audience" "Louder Than Ever" "Miracle Mile" "First" "Love Is Mystical"

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Modest Mouse

Isaac Brock Jeremiah Green Tom Peloso Jim Fairchild Russell Higbee Lisa Molinaro

Dann Gallucci Eric Judy Joe Plummer Johnny Marr Benjamin Weikel John Wickhart

Studio albums

This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About The Lonesome Crowded West The Moon & Antarctica Good News for People Who Love Bad News We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank Strangers to Ourselves


Blue Cadet-3, Do You Connect? Interstate 8 The Fruit That Ate Itself Night on the Sun Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks No One's First, and You're Next

Other albums

Building Nothing Out of Something Sad Sappy Sucker Baron von Bullshit Rides Again


"A Life of Arctic Sounds" "Other People's Lives" "Never Ending Math Equation" "Float On" "Ocean Breathes Salty" "The World at Large" "Dashboard" "King Rat" "Missed the Boat" "We've Got Everything" "Satellite Skin" "Lampshades on Fire" "The Ground Walks, with Time in a Box"


Epic Records K Records Sub Pop Suicide Squeeze Records Up Records


Discography Dirty Dozen Brass Band Seasick Steve Ugly Casanova

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The Shins

Yuuki Matthews James Mercer Jon Sortland Casey Foubert Mark Watrous Patti King

Martin Crandall Dave Hernandez Eric Johnson Neal Langford Ron Lewis Jesse Sandoval Jessica Dobson Joe Plummer Richard Swift

Studio albums

Oh, Inverted World (2001) Chutes Too Narrow (2003) Wincing the Night Away (2007) Port of Morrow (2012) Heartworms (2017)


Nature Bears a Vacuum


"New Slang" "So Says I" "Fighting in a Sack" "Phantom Limb" "Australia" "Turn on Me" "Sea Legs" "Simple Song" "It's Only Life"

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