Rob Crow's Gloomy Place UK
The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Robertdale Rulon "Rob" Crow, Jr. (born February 21, 1971) is an American singer and multi-instrumentalist from San Diego, California known for the long list of bands and projects he is associated with, mostly in the genres of indie rock and math rock. He is best known for his involvement with the bands Pinback (co-led by Zach Smith from Three Mile Pilot), Heavy Vegetable, Physics, Optiganally Yours and Thingy; in addition he has also led or leads the bands Advertising, Alpha Males, Altron Tube, Cthugha, Fantasy Mission Force, Goblin Cock, Holy Smokes, The Ladies, Other Men and Remote Action Sequence Project, as well as performing and releasing solo records under his own name and under the name Snotnose. He sang on four tracks on Team Sleep's 2005 self-titled debut album, Drive Like Jehu's 1994 album Yank Crime and Creedle's 1996 album When The Wind Blows. In 2005 Crow also joined Aspects of Physics on guitars, performing with them as they opened for his own band Pinback. One of his solo releases, titled Living Well, was released in January 2007 on Temporary Residence Limited. Music videos for songs "Up" and "I Hate You, Rob Crow" have also been released.