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Throwing Muses - 69% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Providence, Rhode Island, USA, by Kristin Hersh (7 August 1966, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; vocals/guitar), Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA; vocals/guitar), Elaine Adamedes (bass) and David Narcizo (drums), Throwing Muses added an entirely new perspective to the pop model of the late 80s. The band was formed by step-sisters (who had previously Read more

Kristin Hersh - 50% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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7 August 1966, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Hersh initially enjoyed acclaim as the lead singer of Throwing Muses, one of alternative US rock music’s most influential and enduring bands. She elected to pursue a simultaneous solo career after the parent band nearly dissolved in 1992. With her step-sister and bandmate Tanya Donelly setting out to form the commercially successful Read more

Juliana Hatfield - 31% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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27 July 1967, Wiscasset, Maine, USA. Formerly with the Blake Babies, Hatfield is a singer-songwriter and guitarist who became a favourite of the early 90s indie media through her on-off liaisons with the Lemonheads’ Evan Dando, her self-professed virginity, and her excessively vulnerable songs. Her first musical experience came when singing Police cover versions in a sc Read more

The Breeders - 27% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Restless with her subordinate role in Boston, USA guitar band Pixies, bass player Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal, 10 June 1961, Dayton, Ohio, USA; guitar, vocals, synthesizers) forged this spin-off project with Throwing Muses guitarist Tanya Donelly (b. 14 July 1966, Newport, Rhode Island, USA). The name Breeders, a derogatory term used by homosexuals to describe heterosexuals, Read more

The Amps - 23% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Originally conceived as a solo project by the Breeders’ Kim Deal (Kimberly Ann Deal, 10 June 1961, Dayton, Ohio, USA; vocals/guitar), this US indie rock band was formed in 1994. Deal soon enlisted the Breeders drummer Jim MacPherson (b. James Carl MacPherson, 23 June 1966, Dayton, Ohio, USA), later headhunting Luis Lerma (bass) from local band the Tasties, and Nate Farl Read more

Lush - 22% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Though they made their live debut at the Camden Falcon on 6 March 1988, little was heard of London, England-based Lush’s serene pop qualities and full-bodied guitar sound until their mini-album Scar was issued in October 1989 on 4AD Records. It was a critically acclaimed debut, and red-haired Miki Berenyi (18 March 1967, St Stephen’s, London, England; vocals/guitar Read more

Veruca Salt - 20% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Chicago, Illinois, USA-based indie rock quartet formed in 1992 around singer/guitarists Nina Gordon (Nina Rachel Shapiro Gordon, 14 November 1967, USA) and Louise Post (b. Louise Lightner Post, 7 December 1966, St. Louis, Missouri, USA), eventually joined by bass player Steve Lack and Gordon’s brother, drummer Jim Shapiro (b. 19 March 1965, USA). ‘We started off pl Read more

Liz Phair - 18% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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17 April 1967, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Phair was brought up in a wealthy suburb of Chicago, Illinois, by her adoptive father (a physician) and mother (an art teacher). It was a perfectly happy childhood, during which she befriended the actress Julia Roberts (a friendship later recounted in the song ‘Chopsticks’). Her first love was art, but at Oberlin College Read more

Luscious Jackson - 18% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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The New York, USA-based band Luscious Jackson enjoyed almost universal press acclaim in the 90s with their spacious, bass-driven hip-hop/rock crossover. Their sound sampled New York life first-hand, with breakbeats married to traffic noise and overheard conversation, coupled with a slouching bass and guitar that managed to effect a Brooklyn drawl of its own. They were actually Read more

The Sundays - 16% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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This UK indie band was formed in London, England, in the summer of 1987, by songwriters David Gavurin (4 April 1963, England; guitar) and Harriet Wheeler (b. 26 June 1963, England; vocals), who had already gained prior singing experience in a band called Jim Jiminee. Later joined by the rhythm section of Paul Brindley (b. 6 November 1963, England; bass) and Patrick Hannan (b Read more

The Wonder Stuff - 15% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Stourbridge, West Midlands, England, in April 1986, the Wonder Stuff originally featured Miles Hunt (29 July 1966, Birmingham, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar), Malcolm Treece (guitar), Rob Jones aka The Bass Thing (b. 1964, d. 30 July 1993, New York, USA; bass, replacing original member Chris Fradgley) and former Mighty Lemon Drops drummer Martin Gilks (b. 2 Read more

Curve - 14% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This UK indie act have never quite made the transition to commercial success despite an armoury of impressive songs. Their most prominent feature is the distinctive and opinionated voice of Toni Halliday, one of three children born to a liberal Roman Catholic mother and single parent. Her major collaborator and songwriting partner is Dean Garcia (guitar). The original precociou Read more

Helium - 14% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s
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Led by the visceral guitar and vocals of Mary Timony (Washington, DC, USA), who had previously played with female punk band Autoclave, this Boston, Massachusetts, USA-based band was formed in 1992. They announced their musical intentions within the packaging of their debut album proper, The Dirt Of Luck. After opening the cover, a water colour depicting a meditative dusk sce Read more

Sugar - 14% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Ned's Atomic Dustbin - 13% match to Belly

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Stourbrige, West Midlands, England in 1988 by local characters Jonn Penney (17 September 1968, Quarry Bank, West Midlands, England; vocals), Rat (b. Garath Pring, 8 November 1970, Sedgley, West Midlands, England; guitar), Matt Cheslin (b. 28 November 1970, Quarry Bank, West Midlands, England; bass), Alex Griffin (b. 29 August 1971, Kingswinford, West Midlands, Engl Read more


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