Life Beyond the Dome Rocks

Indie Ukulele Rock, by definition is intended to be fun. We're here to be part of that - Winchester 7

When Phil Voorhees (bass) and Jack Kane (drums) decided to pull a runner, they didn’t expect that the one to come after them would be Winchester 7 (vocals, ukulele).  None of them imagined that when their paths finally crossed, a few bass notes and halting drum beat would be met with a rocking ukulele reply, vocal harmony, and…music.

Together, Winchester 7 & the Runners, have since found that a forgotten world, beyond the dome welcomes their music and films even as their friendship grows.

Out of Atlanta, Georgia-based (home to Winchester 7), Sanctuary Studio; though runners, Voorhees now resides in Amsterdam and Kane is itinerant within the United Kingdom; the trio deliver their unique blend of indie garage rock with alternative, classic, and surf influences.


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Argos Holiday
The Forgotten World
Beyond the Dome


WeJam - Hall of Fame: Interview 

Please introduce your band 

I'm Winchester 7 and am based out of Atlanta, GA. Our bassist, Phil Voorhees, resides in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and drummer, Jack Kane, is itinerant within the United Kingdom. We call our style indie ukulele rock as we're certainly indie; I play an electric ukulele, and we're much more of a rock band than the ukulele bit would seem to imply.



The Sounds Won't Stop: An Interview With Winchester 7 & The Runners 

Winchester 7 & The Runners just dropped a full length album that ventures into a multitude of indie-rock fusing fuzztones with classic rock undertones and sprinkling pop over just about everything. 

The Argos Holiday album is a massive and colorful record that feels great to listen to as it takes you through vibrant and fun pop rock with a certain swagger and character. 

Loaded with musical and vocal hooks, the album does an excellent job of bringing sounds together to create something that's sonically all…

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Funk in the Trunk: Getting Mellow With Winchester 7 & the Runners 

Last year, Winchester 7 & the Runners released their third album "Argos Holiday", an album with multipule different sounds and emotions...Clearly Winchester 7 & the Runners draw their influence from many different genres and styles and that really shows in this album. It seems that the old classic rock that everyone's dad enjoys is slowly disappearing, but Winchester 7 & the Runners are providing a beam of hope and refusing to let that nostalgic music fade away.



Indie Central Music: Winchester 7 & the Runners embrace ukuleles to fuse together garage and indie rock 

There aren’t many well-known artists out there using ukuleles, but for Winchester 7 & the Runners they are uprooting that stigma. 

Started by Georgia-based musician Winchester 7, he is accompanied in this project by the Runners, made up of Phil Voorhees (bass) from Amsterdam, and Britonian Jack Kane (drums). Their fusion of garage rock and indie rock has a twang of traditional American rock and that typical lo-garage sound...Jangly ukulele notes are seen throughout the nine tracks with Jack and Phil’s drums…

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The Other Side Reviews: A Chat with Winchester 7 & The Runners 

All the way from the USA, Atlanta-based Winchester 7 & The Runners are an alt-rock meets grunge trio with some indie ukulele in the mix. Following their well-received 2019 single ‘When The World Stops Spinning’, the lads released a full-length album entitled Argos Holiday. We had a chance to speak with Winchester 7 (vocals and ukelele), Phil Voorhees (bass) and Jack Kane (drums) about Argos Holiday, future plans and reality shows. 

OSR: How did Winchester 7 & The Runners come about? 

Winchester 7: Well, I’m…

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