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The Lighthouse and the Whaler Biography
The Lighthouse and the Whaler is a band from Cleveland, Ohio, though its name alludes to the waters off the coast of Massachusetts. Inspired by a theme from Moby Dick, the band’s name alone is enough to make underpaid Literature teachers beam with pride.
It all started with two musicians — Aaron Smith and Michael LoPresti — who decided to collaborate in a field one sunny afternoon because that seemed nicer than playing in a basement. By the end of the day they had written their first song.Genres: dream pop, folk, indie, indie pop.