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** Why? (American band) **

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Why?
Why-brussels-2010.jpg
Yoni Wolf of Why? performing in Brussels in 2010
Background information
Origin Berkeley, California
Cincinnati, Ohio
Genres Indie rock
Alternative hip hop
Alternative rock
Years active 2004–present
Labels Anticon, City Slang
Associated acts Yoni Wolf, Josiah Wolf
Website www.whywithaquestionmark.com/

Members Jonathan "Yoni" Wolf
Josiah Wolf
Doug McDiarmid
Liz Hodson

Past members Austin Brown
Matt Meldon
Andrew Broder
Mark Erickson

Why? performing a live show at Cafe Bourbon Street in Columbus, Ohio in
2008
Yoni Wolf of Why? performing in Brussels in 2010

*Why?* (styled as *WHY?*) is an American alternative hip hop and indie rock
band.

The band was founded in 2004 by Berkeley, California artist Jonathan "Yoni"
Wolf, who had been using 'Why?' as his stage name since 1997.

*Contents*

· 1 History
· 2 Style
· 3 Other projects
· 4 Discography
· 5 References
· 6 External links

*History[edit]*

In 2004, Yoni Wolf enlisted his older brother Josiah, Doug McDiarmid, and
Matt Meldon and formed Why?. At this time, he stopped using 'Why?' as his
personal stage name.

Why? released their debut album /Elephant Eyelash/ in 2005. The album
deviated considerably from the sound of Yoni Wolf's final project under the
Why? moniker, the 2003 album /Oaklandazulasylum/, expanding to the sound of
a full indie rock band. The group toured much of 2005 in support of the
album as a four-piece. By the time of their May 2006 tour with Islands, the
group had become a three-piece because Matt Meldon moved to an island off
the coast of Seattle to live with his girlfriend.^[1] In 2008, the group
added bassist Austin Brown to their


Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Why%3F_(American_band)


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