Release Date: Jan 18, 2005
Record label: Secretly Canadian
Genre(s): Indie, Rock
With All Harm Ends Here, Early Day Miners continue where Let Us Garlands Bring and Jefferson at Rest left off -- moody guitar rock that harkens back to the mid-'90s sadcore/slowcore bands like Bluetile Lounge, Days in December, and Rex. Guitarists Joseph Brumley, Daniel Burton, and Kirk Pratt, create floating guitar lines with subtle chords, while the appropriate, delicate interplays between instruments are emotionally heightened by the new rhythm section, the wonderful drumming of Matt Griffin and the bass work of Jonathan Richardson. All of Early Day Miners' successful elements shine best on the opening track, "Errance," and the closer, "The Purest Red.