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Culture Reject

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  • Formed: Canada
  • Years Active: 2000s

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Biography All Music Guide

All Music Guide:

Culture Reject is the solo project of Michael McDonnell, formerly of Black Cabbage. Drawing from the drowsy, elastic rhythms of traditional African and Cuban music and imbuing his compositions with a touch of multi-instrumental glimmer à la Sufjan Stevens, McDonnel formulated a style of sweet-yet-gritty folk that put him in the same company, soundwise, as Bon Iver and Grizzly Bear. Culture Reject's self-titled debut full-length was released on White Whale in 2008 and featured a guest appearance by Jim Guthrie.