Meeting in Boone, NC through Appalachian State's Hayes School of Music, Unaka Prong began as a joint collaboration of songwriting in 2013.
Over the past five years, Unaka Prong has been sculpting a sonically unique identity, offering a new and memorable musical experience for the listener. Many fans have described their sound as a melding between prog rock groups like King Crimson, jazz funk groups like Soulive, and psychedelic jam rock groups like Phish. Combining odd meters, funky grooves, and earnest lyricism, their latest release, 'Salinity Now!', reflects the group honing in their songwriting with each stylistic direction.
The band takes an experimental approach to many of their songs through an expressive, conversational atmosphere between instruments. Each album mixes a hearty blend of genres and styles that is sure to appeal to many different ears.