Gauntlet Hair is an independent noise pop band from Denver, Colorado. The members consist of Craig Nice and Andy Rauworth. After releasing two extended plays, they signed to record label Dead Oceans and have now released their self-titled debut album.

Nice and Rauworth had been playing music together since their freshman year of high school. Previously located in Chicago, they moved to Lafayette to hone their sound, and subsequently relocated to Denver.

In 2011, Gauntlet Hair signed to independent record label Dead Oceans, and started to record their debut LP. Gauntlet Hair was released on October 18, 2011 and has met with mixed to positive reviews.

Gauntlet Hair released their song “My Christ” as a single on January 24, 2012.

Gauntlet Hair "Stills" reviewed by Norther Transmissions, "Stills" comes out July 16 on Dead Oceans

‘Gauntlet Hair’ New Album Review

Stills is the sophomore release for Gauntlet Hair, the Denver, CO based duo of Andy R. and Craig Nice. Like their 2011 debut, this album reveals itself early on to be the product of two musicians that are equal parts obsessive listeners and meticulous composers.

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Gauntlet Hair release single and video for "Bad Apple" Their album "Stills" will be out July 16 on Dead Oceans

Gauntlet Hair Premiere Single “Bad Apple”

Gauntlet Hair have shared their latest single, “Bad Apple,” The band also recently released a video for “Human Nature.” Directed by Ryan Ohm (Twin Peaks, Brothers in Law), the video’s dark imagery heightens the murky intensity of the track.

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