is an American psychedelic noise
band based out of Lexington
formed in 2001. They have released records through labels such as Troubleman Unlimited
, Hanson Records
, Gods of Tundra, Freedom From
, and Hospital Productions. They have also released a split record on Load Records
with Viki.Members of Hair Police have also played with other groups such as Wolf Eyes
, Eyes and Arms of Smoke
, Burning Star Core, Three Legged Race, Von Hemmling
, Warmer Milks
, and ATTEMPT.
Hair Police formed in January 2001 in Lexington, Kentucky
. The original line up was Robert Beatty
, Ross Compton, Mike Connelly, Matt Minter
, and Trevor Tremaine. The band released the History of Ghost Dad
cassette to coincide with its first live show on April 13, 2001. Compton stopped playing with the band in the summer of 2001. Minter left the band in October 2002. Connelly moved to Michigan at the end of 2003 and joined Wolf Eyes
in the spring of 2005.
The band has toured extensively in the U.S. with Wolf Eyes
, Heathen Shame
, No Doctors
, Nautical Almanac
, Neon Hunk
, and most notably with Sonic Youth
in August 2004.
- History of Ghost Dad CS/CDR (#1 New Gods of Tundra GOT004)
- V/A Know Your Own Vol. 1 CDR (Lexington Action Arts Collective)
- V/A Fog People Vol. 1 CS (Animal Disguise ADR014)
- Blow Out Your Blood CD (Freedom From FF0172)
- Mortuary Servants 7" (Gods of Tundra......