Are a band from Los Angeles, California. They released their self-produced debut EP, Music from the Violet Room on Dangerbird Records. The album was No. 6 on BAGeL Radio's list of the best albums of the year. The follow-up Volaras EP was released in 2009. Their full-length album, To the Crickets and the Ghosts, was released online in 2011; it was produced by Will Love and Tracy Chisholm.