1. Emeralds were an ambient / drone / electronic music trio from Cleveland, Ohio, United States.
John Elliott, Steve Hauschildt and Mark McGuire began playing music together under the name Fancelions in 2005 in the western suburbs of Cleveland. However, due to a desire to simplify and focus more on live improvisation, they re-formed as Emeralds, playing their first show under that name in June 2006. Since then the group has released over forty recordings, most notably the album Does It Look Like I'm Here? released on Editions Mego in 2010, as well as Just To Feel Anything (also for Mego), their final album, in 2012.
Mark McGuire and Steve Hauschildt perform and record under their own names. John Elliott performs and records under such pseudonyms as Outer Space, Imaginary Softwoods, and colored mushroom and the medicine rocks. In ad...