High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Vells is an indie rock band from Seattle, Washington. The band was formed by Tristan Marcum and Ryan Kraft along with Modest Mouse drummer Jeremiah Green after his brief departure from the group in 2001. After releasing their self-titled debut EP on Seattle`s Luckyhorse Industries in 2003, Vells signed with the experimental label imputor? and released their debut full-length Flight From Echo Falls on September 7, 2004. After the release of Flight From Echo Falls` and the subsequent departure of two of its founding members; Guitarist Ryan Kraft and Bassist Adam Howry, the band reformed with a new DIY approach to recording.