You Bred Raptors?
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You Bred Raptors?

New York City, New York, United States | SELF

New York City, New York, United States | SELF
Band Rock Folk




"Alone for Valentines Day? Head for the Subway"

"Describing the music as a cross between classical and heavy metal, the drummer of You Bred Raptors?, Zach Schmidlin said playing at an event with a “Missed Connections” theme brings him full circle from his single days." - The Brooklyn Ink

"The Exchange: Music in the Streets and Underground"

"Some of our all time favorites are fellow members of the Music Under New York program run by the MTA. We love “The Saw Lady” Natalia Paruz, Theo Eastwind, and newcomers You Bred Raptors. " - The New Yorker

"2011: This Year in Band Names"

"The A.V. Club sees thousands of band names every year, and we don’t notice most of them. We keep a list of the ones we do notice, either because they’re funny, bad, cheesy, so mundane they’re transcendent, or otherwise memorable." - The A.V. Club

"Astoria Duo take Underground Music to New Level"

Astoria group You Bred Raptors? is slowly gaining notoriety playing in subway stations with the MTA's Music Under New York program. But getting jaded straphangers to take notice requires something truly peculiar.

- The Daily News

"Twelve Delicious Acts Headlining a Subway Platform Near You"

Brainy, mellifluous, and a little twisted instrumentals “Our name is a question?the band is an inquiry, not a declarative statement,” says Peat. “I want people to like us but not know why.” - New York Magazine


Lex & Tim - 5 Song EP: Released in April 2010
Muldoon - 13 Song LP: Released in March 2011.
Hammond - 14 Song LP: Released in February 2012
All songs available for listen/download at



Born somewhere between the Neolithic Era and the Industrial Revolution, this band of merry gentleman minstrel through the NYC subways with the Music Under New York Program. They also dropkick Woolly Mammoths and go bearbaiting with Polar Bears onefisted.

The trio comprised of Epileptic Peat on 8-String bass, Zach Schmidlein on drums and Bryan Wilson on Cello aims to raise awareness about Dinosaur cloning research.