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Shaped in Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, Wales, in 1999, this unclassifiable quintet performed a pulsating combination of electronica, punk and rock and roll that enticed a cult pursuing but demonstrated too unpalatable to get a wider audience. Shaped by Kelson Matthias (vocals/keyboards), Affluent Williams (electric guitar), Tom Clark (electric guitar), Rhodri Thomas (drums/vocals) and Ben Milner (bass/vocals), beneath the auspices of the city Music Wales structure, the music group’s debut one, ‘Squadron No. 9’, premiered in summertime 2001 in the structure’s Full Control Music label. A support slot machine using the Lostprophets helped promote the music group’s music beyond a local following, with viewers treated to a riotous and frequently unpredictable knowledge. The fascinating ‘Paris And THE BRAND NEW Math’ one preceded Breakdance Euphoria Children, released via Full Control in summertime 2002. This organic and gutsy record flitted uncontrollably between electronica, punk and intensifying rock and roll, supplying a convincing aural representation from the music group’s live audio. The London-based indie label Gut Information agreed upon the quintet quickly afterwards, however the music group was pressured to compromise on the reissued edition of their debut recording (entitled Jarcrew) by agreeing to remaster several tracks to help make the recording more ‘consumer friendly’. Two fresh recordings (‘Boy Wonder’ and ‘Sad French Loss of life Metal’) were put into the tracklisting. Milner remaining the music group in 2004, with several guest musicians acquiring his put on the next tour. Jarcrew performed their last live display in Dec 2004 and, despite rumours of the forthcoming studio recording, this is to become the last period the music group members worked collectively.

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