Formed by Ross Tones and Hannah Cartwright and named after the pair's alter egos Throwing Snow and Augustus Ghost, the duo had originally been brought together after singer/songwriter Cartwright moved to the U.K.
in 2008. With Tones active in the British music scene with his own Left Blank label -- which signed Vessel, Young Echo, and WIFE -- and with his work as Throwing Snow taking precedent, the duo released their first collaboration together as Snow Ghosts in 2011. The Lost at Sea EP brought together Tones' industrial-infused electronica with Cartwright's classic English folk-style vocals. While continuing with their own solo projects and with Tones supporting Bonobo and Atoms for Peace on tour as Throwing Snow, the pair slowly put together what would become their debut album. Signing to London club Fabric's newly formed Houndstooth label in 2013, Snow Ghosts released A Small Murmuration in summer of that year. The debut album successfully blended the duo's mix of dark, brooding electronica and pagan-influenced folk. ~ Rich Wilson, Rovi