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Band of Horses Now a Trio of Horses

INDIO, CA - APRIL 12: (L-R) Musicians Creighton Barrett, Ryan Monroe, Ben Bridwell, Bill Reynolds and Tyler Ramsey of Band of Horses pose backstage during day 1 of the 2013 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 12, 2013 in Indio, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for Coachella)

Mid-aughts folk heroes Band of Horses have a significant lineup change in the works. Guitarist Tyler Ramsey and bassist Bill Reynolds each took to social media this morning to announce their respective departures from the thirteen-year-old group. “We certainly had some good times and I’m sure I will miss the beautifully dysfunctional family we became,” wrote Ramsey on Instagram. In a similar Facebook post, Reynolds added, “I am very grateful to have been a part of such an amazing band. I am moving on to pursue other things. I will be producing records, doing photography, and who knows, maybe I’ll go on the road again someday.” So far, no statement has been released from the band itself, who released their album Why Are You OK last year.

Revisit our 2010 Q&A with the band on their Grammy-nominated album Infinite Arms.