Neutral Milk Hotel was an American indie folk band. The band’s chief songwriter, Jeff Mangum, played with a number of other musicians on the band’s two full-length albums. Notable contributors to the band’s oeuvre include Jeremy Barnes (drums), Scott Spillane (horns), Julian Koster (banjo/bass guitar/saw), and producer-instrumentalist Robert Schneider. Neutral Milk Hotel is a part of The Elephant 6 Recording Company, based in Athens, Georgia. They are most famous for their album In the Aeroplane Over the Sea.
Update - December 28, 2009: Amanda Palmer’s Neutral Milk Hotel Musical –
Neutral Milk Hotel “Ghost” 4/4/98