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Turn On

Turn On is really a part task by Stereolab’s Tim Gane as well as the Large Llamas’ Sean O’Hagan, two of the best figures from the ’90s avant-pop underground; Andy Ramsay may be the band’s third member. Of these two groups, START may be the most much like Stereolab, particularly …

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Vibracathedral Orchestra

British isles avant-garde collective Vibracathedral Orchestra was shaped in 1998 by Julian Bradley, Neil Campbell, Bridget Hayden, Adam Davenport, and Michael Flower. The group’s visual is dependant on long-form drones arriving straight from the ’60s custom of Eastern-inspired rock and roll and folk music, exemplified within the musings of obscure …

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Ester Drang

Ester Drang possess composed a nice daydream trip since their 1995 formation. Bryce Chambers, Sterling Williams, and Brian Brewer had been followers of Echo & the Bunnymen, My Bloody Valentine, and Mogwai, and collectively they produced a lush, bittersweet audio. Goldenwest proclaimed Ester Drang’s debut in 2001; this shimmery masterpiece …

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Main

Upon the 1991 dissolution from the British trance-rock quartet Loop, bassist Neil McKay and John Wills formed the Hair and Skin Trading Company, leaving guitarists Robert Hampson and Scott Dawson to found the highly experimental Main, a task combining the aesthetics of ambient music with layered tapestries of droning guitar …

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Empire State

The eclectic electronic/post-rock group Empire Condition includes brothers Jay and Tim Nackashi (also of Beekeeper) and Alex McManus, who also performs with Vic Chesnutt and Lambchop. Their self-titled debut record, that was released in early 2001, presented their unique mixture of sampled noises, homemade innovations, and conventional equipment.

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Fly Pan Am

The Montreal-based quartet Fly Pan Am may be the main project of Godspeed You Dark Emperor’s guitarist Roger Tellier-Craig. While both these groups offer in complicated, musique concrete-influenced instrumental items, Fly Skillet Am pursues a far more restrained, minimalist musical eyesight. The group’s break up seven-inch with Godspeed You Dark …

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Cale Parks

Cale Parks got his begin because the drummer within the marching band-influenced indie group Aloha. Because the band done its fourth recording, Some Echoes (Polyvinyl Information, 2006), Parks was occupied at work on the assortment of ambient music. The tracks piled-up and finally became a full-length recording, Illuminated Manuscript, that …

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Flowchart

When Flowchart debuted with 1995’s Multi-Personality Tabletop Holiday (Carrot Best), the Philadelphia group was similarly derided/lauded because of its striking similarities to space pop veterans Stereolab and Neu!. Many accused the music group of blatant thievery, but there is also a grudging admiration because of its comprehensive and engaging facsimile. …

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Ganger

The Scottish post-rock quartet Ganger formed in 1995, its original members — bassists Stuart Henderson and Graham Gavin, drummer Wayne Young and guitarist Lucy McKenzie — coming together from a shared affection for the classic Krautrock sound. Debuting using the EP Fifty percent Nelson, 20-minute impromptu jams like “Jellyneck” characterized …

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Gastr del Sol

Gastr del Sol was probably the most prominent automobile of indie rock and roll stalwart David Grubbs, a former person in Squirrel Bait and Bastro. With Gastr del Sol, the Louisville, KY-born vocalist/guitarist/pianist’s progression from conventional rock and roll music into even more intricate and advanced build patterns became comprehensive; …

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