White Arrows are an indie rock band from Los Angeles, California, who incorporate electronic and psychedelic elements into their music.
The band was formed by singer/songwriter Mickey Schiff (aka Mickey Church), who, while living in New York, initially posted one of his songs online and was surprised by the amount of attention it quickly received from influential blogs and publications like Nylon Magazine. After relocating to L.A., Schiff assembled the full lineup of White Arrows, which included Steven Vernet on bass, Andrew Naeve on guitar/electronics, John Paul Caballero on guitar/electronics, and Schiff's younger brother Henry Schiff (aka Henry Church) on drums. The group quickly gained traction, releasing its debut album, Dry Land Is Not a Myth, in 2012 on Seattle-based label Votiv
. Tours of the U.S., Europe, and Australia followed as the band supported acts like Cults
, White Denim
, the Naked and the Famous
, and !!!
. They also made key appearances at major festivals like Coachella and Sasquatch. Their follow-up album, In Bardo, was released in September 2014. ~ Timothy Monger, Rovi