The lo-fi pop symmetry could bring some Neutral Milk Hotel or more recently, Mountain Goats comparisons, but I think the feel is a bit more nostalgic ; some of the more somber parts of All Things Must Pass , definitely come to mind. I believe Nathaniel Russell is the main force behind Birds of America . They have recorded one full length and a 7" on the Isota camp, which is, as well as, Mr. Russel , based in Berkeley, CA. The full length entitled, Current Carry is available to purchase here.
Between The Blue And Blackened Dew.mp3
I Wish I Was Born An Animal.mp3
...And an all time favorite
George Harrison - Apple Scruffs.mp3