After leaving their native Wiltshire, the band moved to London where they were discovered by Laurence Bell, boss of Domino Records. The band were playing in Bell's local bar, "The Cat's Back" in Putney. The band released their debut album Fur in 2004. Fur was produced by Jamie "Hotel" Hince of The Kills.
The band released their second album, Derdang Derdang on 3 April 2006. The album was recorded in Nashville in the summer of 2005 and produced by Jacquire King. The album received generally excellent reviews, with Uncut, musicOMH.com and Mojo awarding it four stars out of five. The London listing magazine Time Out awarded it five stars out of five. They performed a showcase at the 2006 South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas. The band used to perform on stage accompanied by an illuminated plastic goose. In December 2006, Mojo voted Derdang Derdang fifth best album of 2006 in their end of year poll beating such notables as Cat Power and Sonic Youth.
In January 2007, they won the South Bank/Times Breakthrough Award.
The Archie Bronson Outfit played a live gig at the T-Mobile Transmission television event in April 2007.
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