Los Angeles based musician Amber Coffman is probably best-known for her part in the alternative rock outfit Dirty Projectors, in which she sang and played guitar.
Coffman initially started out as a member of the post-rock band Sleeping People until 2007, when she moved to Brooklyn to become a full-time member of Dirty Projectors recording and touring on the “Rise Above” album. Coffman went on to be a key member of the band for 2009's “Bitte Orca,” 2011’s “Mount Wittenberg Orca” with Björk, and 2012's “Swing Lo Magellan,” utilizing intricate vocal parts and three-part harmonies that became an integral part of the band. Aside from the two bands, Coffman has taken part in a wide range of collaborations, including co-writing and performing on “Get Free” with Major Lazer, and many guest vocal appearances including “Hold On” from Rusko, "She Knows" by J. Cole, "No Regrets" with Snoop Lion and T.I., “Close Watch” from John Cale, Hamilton Leithauser‘s “Black Hours,” and “Nikes” by Frank Ocean. In 2017, Coffman made her debut as a solo artist on Columbia Records with City of No Reply.