Mouse Dog Bird

Mouse Dog Bird

Mouse Dog Bird — folk / slowcore / indie music artist from Phoenix, United States.


Mouse Dog Bird is an ambient indie-folk band / solo project from Phoenix, AZ. It is the principal recording/performing vehicle for Johnny Raincloud, A songwriter who grew up in and began crafting his style and musical approach in downtown Phoenix spots like The Willow House and The Trunk Space.

His sound is focused around minimalism - simply structured songs with grand haunting melodies that kick you in the chest. The writing is simply the documentation of life, with all the pain, sorrow, and occasional triumphs.

Mouse Dog Bird Is a collaboration of ghosts, with Johnny being at the front. Johnny performs with acoustic guitar layered over digital synths and analog cassette tape loops. John sings in falsetto and utilizes his lower range to create beautiful aching melodies and deeply personal lyrical structures. Mouse Dog Bird has received musical comparisons to GSY!BE, Sigur Ros, and Elliot Smith.