Butane Variations is an alt-country band from New York, NY, United States. Formed in 2005, their music is rustic, down-beat and features some harmonious vocalisations. Very much like Grateful Dead. The main band members are Phil Weinrobe and John-Paul Norpoth. Other band members are Chris, Luke, Colin and Thom. Instruments played include guitars, drums, bass, pedal steel and cello. Their releases are Butane Variations (2007) and Love Five Songs (2007).