Arbouretum is an American Rock band started in late 2002 by singer/guitarist Dave Heumann of Baltimore, Maryland. Their music has been described as folk rock, doom folk, psychedelic rock, and stoner rock, often blending traditional song-forms and melodies with a heavy, fuzz-based tonality and long, expressive guitar solos.
The band's lineup has changed considerably since its inception. The first album, Long Live the Well-Doer (2004), featured Heumann, drummer David Bergander and multi instrumentalist Walker Teret as the core band for the bulk of the sessions, and elsewhere featured appearances by Ned Oldham, Jennifer Hutt, and others. As with all subsequent releases, many of the lyrics were written as a collaboration between Heumann and songwriter Rob Wilson (founder of the band Television Hill, which Heumann also plays in).