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Mineral Hill was formed in 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. We bring salty Americana, funk, honky-tonk, bossa nova, psychedelia, polka, New Mexico gothic, disco…. Enthusiastic fans have described us as “surprisingly tolerable,” “dork core” and “the house band at the human dog park.”

Lauren Addario on drums and vocals, Jonathan Mack on guitar, banjo, and vocals, John Funkhouser on keyboard, vocals, and melodica. Oh, and we all play the kazoo!

Albuquerque DJ Matthew Finch said: “For those who feel a certain amount of starvation and need more in the way of extinction, oligarchs, cheese, sasquatch, singing whales, fish and spam, we may have the band for you.”

Here’s what people are saying about our music!

“I’m reminded of They Might Be Giants!“– Gnarles D., Clayton, NC

“That’s absolutely Mineral Hill style…fantastically bright and dark. Painfully relieving.” — Jesse T, Westcliffe, CO

“That line between amusing and edgy“
“Sea Shanties from a place that hasn’t seen the sea in 2 million years”.– Drinker at Borrachos Craft Booze and Brews.

“Nerd Music! “–Gnarles D., Clayton, NC

“You guys are a great band, don’t stop playing cause the world needs more of what you got!!” Ken Riley, Rio Grande Studios, Albuquerque, NM.

“I was one of the vendors at the Los Ranchos Art Market last Saturday and you guys absolutely floored me! What range! What talent! What lyrics! I’m following you now and I will be sure to pop up at some of your future gigs.”–Bridget Schweri, Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, NM


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Read the review & check out our first album Bulldogs and Barnacles.



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