With a sound the captures the lo-fi giddiness of indie pop and a fuzzy feel that's one step above lo-fi hissiness, the High Water Marks are guided by the songs and playing of former Apples in Stereo member Hilarie Sidney and Palermo's Per Ole Bratset. The pair teamed to make a series of energetic albums in the 2000's before relocating to Norway. They returned in 2020 with Ecstasy Rhymes, an album that has the punchy sound and sunny feel of an Elephant 6 classic.
The band formed when Apples in Stereo drummer, and sometime songwriter and vocalist, Hilarie Sidney began to tire of being part of the male-centric on the Elephant 6 scene and looked around for another outlet for her music. She met Apples fan and member of the band Palermo Per Ole Bratset at a gig in Oslo, Norway in 2002 and the pair struck up a friendship that led to them ... Read Full Biography