Bottom of the Hudson is an indie rock group originally from Charlottesville, Virginia. The group later moved to Brooklyn, New York, and then to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where they are currently located. Bottom of the Hudson is the brainchild is singer/songwriter/guitarist Eli Simon, who released the debut album, The Omaha Record, in 2003. Simon played all the instruments on the album, and had a hand in mixing it. The band's latest release, the 6-song EP Holiday Machine, saw the addition of Justin Stile on bass, Chris Coella on drums and Matt Mitchell on guitar.