Since their 2001 release, "Amsterdam", Wil Hendricks and Michael Krassner have concentrated primarily on producing, engineering, and performing on releases by other artists.

Hendricks and Krassner have not ruled out the possibility of further Pillars releases. Check here for updates.

Try Me Bicycle: "Voicings"

"Voicings", the debut album by Phoenix, Arizona quartet Try Me Bicycle, was released on March 28, 2007.

Recorded at Capitol Studios in Los Angeles, "Voicings" was produced by Michael Krassner and features additional performances by Wil Hendricks.

"Voicings" is now available at iTunes, or as a download or CD at

Califone: "Roots and Crowns"

Califone's eighth album, "Roots and Crowns", was released on Thrill Jockey records on October 10, 2006. Like their previous album, "Heron King Blues", "Roots and Crowns" was recorded in part by Michael Krassner, and features performances by both Wil Hendricks and Michael Krassner.

Read the Pitchfork review of "Roots and Crowns" here.

The Unseen Hand

Wil Hendricks and Michael Krassner team up once again with Califone's Tim Rutili to form the ensemble "The Unseen Hand".

An original score by The Unseen Hand is featured in John Hyams' acclaimed documentary, "Rank", which premiered in March, 2006 at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, TX. "Rank" has also aired frequently on the Independent Film Channel (IFC).

To purchase "Rank", or watch on demand, click here to visit Amazon's "Rank" page.