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Schooner were formed in Raleigh, NC from Reid Johnson's 4-track recordings. Johnson's sister Kathryn (keyboards/vocals), Tripp Cox (bass), and Billy Alphin (drums/The Ashley Stove, The Rosebuds) joined came on board to record the band's first album, You Forget About Your Heart, released by the Pox World Empire label.
The group toured the East Coast, playing festivals Pop Montreal, North by Northeast, & others. In 2006, they released the EPs 3x4 and Rocky P, and in early 2007, they signed to 54º 40' or Fight! Records, which released their second full-length, Hold on Too Tight.
After the release of Hold on Too Tight, the band nearly broke up, with Cox moving and playing with Generationals for a bit. Maria Albani (Organos) came on board to play bass, and encouraged the remaining members to get back together. The band began recording, and in 2010 released Duck Kee Sessions, recorded by NC institution Jerry Kee. The band toured again, playing festivals from SXSW to Northside Festival in Brooklyn.
In 2011 Kathryn and Alphin left the band, and Chris Badger (Hotel Lights) joined in on keys while Joshua Carpenter (Floating Action) added drums to new recordings. This resulted in "Neighborhood Veins," released in late 2013. The band has been touring and recording upcoming releases with Johnson, Carpenter, Albani, Nick Jaeger (Wild Fur), and Patrick O'Neil (The Wyrms, Some Army), and will release a yet to be named full length in 2019.

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