“The red in my head and the blood thick as mud, all the hurt and the pain and blame in my name playing games… again and again and again.”


Rather Than Dream was a Portland, Oregon based indie Rock band. They played between 2000 and 2010. Although no longer active, Mite Records is home to their unique archive of homebrew indie rock. They had a rotating membership throughout their tenure but their 4 main members were Joshua Cook on drums and piano, Sam Keep on bass, Lucas Klyzek on guitar and Josh McGary on vocals.