A decidedly less experimental group than its most direct forerunner, the Mike Gunn, Task Grimm was formed in 1995 by Gunn frontman and guitarist John Cramer to fulfill his urges to be always a little more straightforward in his method of guitar rock. Thinking about looking to create a music group around this brand-new direction, Cramer known as regional drummer Rick Costello (of Houston music group Bleachbath) who volunteered his providers right away. Drew Calhoun became a member of on bass, and previous Schlong Weasel (School of Houston “branch”) member Jim Otterson curved out the lineup as second guitarist. Their initial present, on July 3, 1995 was accompanied by documenting sessions that could bring about their first record, Lying Down from Linus Pauling Quartet’s Ramon Medina (also a previous Schlong Weasel-er) Worship Guitars label in 1996. The speed of documenting and launching would decelerate significantly for the music group, which wouldn’t quite bypass to launching the follow-up until 2003. For the time being, Bo Morris would dominate on drums for the kicked out Rick Costello, and Cramer works with previous Mike Gunn colleague Scott Grimm on his Dunlavy task. July 2003 would start to see the discharge of Task Grimm’s second record, Large Beings (released on Surveillance camera Obscura’s Australian sister label Surveillance camera Lucida), nonetheless it would also start to see the music group divided — on the day from the album’s discharge. Head John Cramer would afterwards appear being a single artist working beneath the name the Power of Light & Darkness, and performed sporadic displays around Houston.