Willard Grant Conspiracy are an alt-country band currently based near Palmdale, California. Originally formed in 1995 in Boston, Massachusetts by Robert Fisher and Paul Austin. The band operate as a collective, with vocalist Fisher the only permanent member. Fisher's voice and Americana style has been compared to both John Cale and Johnny Cash, with most songs being acoustic. Up to 30 other musicians occasionally contribute to the band, both in the studio and during live performances.