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Alden Penner (born 12 January 1983) is a Canadian musician, founder and member of several indie pop bands. Penner is also a producer. Penner is additionally known in the indie music community as the founder and sometimes, owner of indie record labels in addition to producing and sometimes performing on the albums of the artists he is producing. Penner has worked both composing music for film soundtracks, in addition to scoring music to movies. Penner formed The Unicorns with Nicholas Thorburn in 2000. Shortly after forming, the band created a demo, entitled Three Inches of Blood, which they gave to owners of the venues where they played. They then officially released their first album Unicorns Are People Too on their own label, Caterpillars of the Community. In 2003, The Unicorns released their only major album, Who Will Cut Our Hair When We're Gone?. The album garnered critical acclaim. Penner released a 7" vinyl single on the Melbourne-based Art School Dropout label. The A-side, The Ghost of Creaky Crater, was recorded in Melbourne in December 2004 while The Unicorns were touring Australia. The release was limited to 100 copies.