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Death from Above 1979

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The high-energy, high-volume duo Loss of life from Above 1979 made an instantaneous splash upon their debut in 2004 with You’re a female, I’m a Machine. Bassist/synth participant Jesse F. Keeler and drummer/vocalist Sebastien Grainger both hailed from Toronto, where they fulfilled and formed Loss of life from Above in 2001. (The “1979” label was added afterwards, carrying out a legal spat using the U.S.-structured music collective DFA.) With out a guitarist — or any various other bandmember for example — Keeler and Grainger had been free to force their rhythmic audio so far as it would move, and they ultimately attained a significantly overdriven hurry of punk, hard rock and roll, and dance music affects held as well as high quantity. After issuing several initial singles, Loss of life from Above 1979 released You’re a female, I’m a Machine in 2004 rather than looked back again, touring alongside such high-profile rings as Nine Inches Fingernails and Queens from the Rock Age group and generally creating a sweaty, shirtless racquet wherever they proceeded to go Romance Bloody Love, a assortment of You’re a female remixes, appeared in Oct 2005 before Keeler and Grainger officially announced their disbandment the next August, because the two had apparently grown aside over the modern times. Keeler continued to utilize manufacturer Al-P in MSTRKRFT, while Grainger released a solo profession beneath the moniker Sebastien Grainger & the Mountains. In past due 2010, the duo reconnected on an individual level, after that in Feb 2011 they officially announced that that they had re-formed the music group. After a return set on the primary stage at 2011’s Coachella Event, the duo started playing regular displays over the following few years. The summertime of 2014 noticed them launch their first solitary in nine years, “Trainwreck 1979,” that was quickly adopted in the fall months by their second recording, The Physical Globe, which reached the very best 40 from the album charts.

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Full Name Death From Above 1979
Awards Juno Award for Rock Album of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Post-Production
Music Songs Trainwreck 1979, Freeze Me, Romantic Rights, Black History Month, White Is Red, Blood on Our Hands, Right On, Frankenstein!, Government Trash, Sexy Results, Turn It Out, Little Girl, Cheap Talk, Virgins, Going Steady, Crystal Ball, Nothin’ Left, Go Home, Get Down, Dead Womb, If We Don't Make It We'll Fake It, My Love Is Shared, Losing Friends, You’re a Woman, I’m a Machine, The Physical World, Too Much Love, You're Lovely, We Don't Sleep at Night, Always On, Better Off Dead, Pull Out, Do It!, Luno, Cold War
Albums The Physical World, Live at Third Man Records, Romance Bloody Romance: Remixes & B-Sides, You're a Woman, I'm a Machine, Heads Up, Outrage! Is Now, Romantic Rights
Nominations Juno Award for Breakthrough Group of the Year, Juno Award for Video of the Year, MuchMusic Video Award for Best MuchFACT Video, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Rock/Alternative Video, MuchMusic Video Award for Best Independent Video


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Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
American Wasteland 2005 Video Game performer: "Little Girl"
Glastonbury 2015 2015 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Battlefield Hardline 2015 Video Game performer: "Always On"
Late Show with David Letterman 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance 2011 performer: "Turn It Out"
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World 2010 performer: "Romantic Rights" Erol Alkan's "Love From Below" Re-edit
Entourage 2009 TV Series performer - 1 episode
College 2008 performer: "Sexy Results"

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Glastonbury 2015 2015 TV Series Themselves
Late Show with David Letterman 2014 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guests
Late Night with Conan O'Brien 2005 TV Series Themselves - Musical Guest

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