R.I.P. Bill Doss

July 31st, 2012

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Bill Doss, a founding member of the Athens, Ga., psyechedelic-rock group Olivia Tremor Control and the Elephant 6 Recording Company—a collective of musicians who formed bands like Neutral Milk Hotel and Of Montreal—has passed away at the age of 43. Doss was a talented singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and sound engineer. His death was announced on the Olivia Tremor Control Web site: “We are devastated by the loss of our brother Bill Doss. We are at a loss for words.” He will be missed.