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Avant rock-band Githead features Malka Spigel (bass, vocals), Wire’s Colin Newman (guitar, vocals), Robin Rimbaud (aka Scanner, guitar), and regular live and studio room the help of Max Franken (drums). Newman and Spigel initial worked together over the former’s 1986 recording Commercial Suicide, as the second option and Franken had been members from the under-recognized Israeli post-punk music group Minimal Compact. In the beginning regarded as a one-off with regard to performing in the 2004 tenth wedding anniversary special event of Newman and Spigel’s Swim label, Githead quickly developed right into a full-fledged music group. Their first launch, the six-track Headgit EP, premiered in early November 2004. Even though recording Profile was released just over half of a yr later on, the fullness and directness of its tunes indicated the music group was merely getting its footing within the debut. Githead consequently released material almost every other yr, with Artwork Pop and Landing released, respectively, in 2007 and 2009. All the band’s output continues to be released on Swim.

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