Out Hud was an electronic band formed in 1996 in the Bay Area of California and later based in New York City.
The band consisted of guitarist
Nic Offer, bassist
Tyler Pope, cellist
Molly Schnick, vocalist
Phyllis Forbes and mixer
Justin Van Der Volgen. Pope, Offer,
and Van Der Volgen are also members of the similar band, !!!
. Their first album, S.T.R.E.E.T. D.A.D.
was instrumental. For their
second album, Let Us
Never Speak Of It Again
, the group added vocals to their
music, with Forbes singing lead while a drum machine filled in her
usual role, assisted with Schnick on backing vocals.
Shortly after the release of their second album it was announced
that Pope would not be joining the band on tour, and instead would
be concentrating on James Murphy
band LCD Soundsystem
. It was then
announced in September 2005 that a concert in New York might be
their last show.
Molly Schnick is now solo artist Jean on
. She released her self titled debut album in 2008 on
The song "How Long" was featured in the movie I Know Who Killed Me
starring Lindsay Lohan
EPs and singles
- "Guilty Party" (Red Alert Works, 1997 7")
- "Natural Selection" (Gold
Standard Labs, 1997, 7")
- GSL26/LAB SERIES VOL. 2 EP split with
!!! (Gold Standard
Labs, 1999, 12")
- "The First Single of the New Millennium" (5RC, 2000, 7")
- "One Life to Leave" (Kranky, 2005,
- "It's for You" (Kranky, 2005,