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Hum - 30% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1989 in Champaign, Illinois, the first stable line-up of this US alternative rock band comprised Matt Talbott (27 June 1967, Geneseo, Illinois, USA; vocals/guitar), Andy Switzky (guitar), Balthazar ‘Baltie’ De Lay (bass) and Bryan St. Pere (b. 2 April 1966, Evergreen Park, Illinois, USA; drums). Adhering rigidly to the principles of self-booked touring da Read more

The Telescopes - 25% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Quintessential English indie band formed in 1988 by Stephen Lawrie (28 March 1969, East Hartford, Northumberland, England; vocals), Joanna Doran (b. Wednesbury, West Midlands, England; guitar, vocals), David Fitzgerald (b. 30 August 1966, Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England; guitar), Robert Brooks (b. 11 April 1969, Burton-upon-Trent, Staffordshire, England; bass) and Read more

Galaxie 500 - 22% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Ex-Harvard College alumni Dean Wareham (1 August 1963, New Zealand; guitar/vocals), Naomi Yang (b. 15 September 1964, USA; bass/vocals) and Damon Krukowski (b. 6 September 1963, USA; drums) formed this band (named after an American Ford car of the 60s) in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Having released one track, ‘Obvious’, on a flexi-disc given away with the m Read more

Women - 22% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Brothers Matthew and Patrick Flegel formed Women in Calgary, Alberta toward the end of the 2000s with childhood friends Michael Wallace and Christopher Reimer. They got their first notable boost when some of the group toured with songwriter Chad VanGaalen, who would later become their labelmate on Flemish Eye Records. VanGaalen would also produce their self-titled 2008 debut, w Read more

My Bloody Valentine - 21% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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It took several years for My Bloody Valentine to capture their groundbreaking hybrid of ethereal melodies and studio-orientated, discordant sounds that proved so influential on the independent scene of the late 80s. Their roots lay in Dublin, Eire, where guitarist Kevin Shields (21 May 1963, Queens, New York City, New York, USA) joined drummer Colm O’Ciosoig (b. 31 Octo Read more

Spacemen 3 - 21% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Instigated in 1982 by Sonic Boom (Pete Kember, 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England) and regional soulmate J. Spaceman aka Jason Pierce (also, strangely enough, b. 19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England). Augmented by the rhythm section of Rosco (b. Sterling Roswell; drums) and Pete Bain (bass), it took Spacemen 3 four full years to blossom onto record. Ini Read more

Bardo Pond - 20% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA-based quintet has followed a similar musical path to the UK’s Flying Saucer Attack and Spiritualized since their inception in 1992. Their cerebral drone rock style, which is rooted in sources as diverse as 60s psychedelia, no wave, blues rock and free jazz, remains true to their ideals and resolutely unfashionable. The band was formed b Read more

Electrelane - 19% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Originating from Brighton, England, this all-female indie rock outfit was formed in 1998 when Verity Susman (keyboards/guitar/vocals) and Emma Gaze (drums) began rehearsing together. An early version of Electrelane began performing locally, and it was during this time that the band developed something that eventually became one of their musical trademarks - their songs were lar Read more

Spiritualized - 19% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This dark, neo-psychedelic band was formed by J. Spaceman aka Jason Pierce (19 November 1965, Rugby, Warwickshire, England; vocals/guitar) after his messy break-up from former writing partner and Spacemen 3 cohort Pete Kember aka Sonic Boom. Based in Rugby, they were actually inaugurated in 1990 while Spacemen 3 was still officially active. Pierce took the remnants of that b Read more

Pale Saints - 16% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Indie band formed in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, in 1989 by Ian Masters (4 January 1964, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, England; bass/vocals), Chris Cooper (b. 17 November 1966, Portsmouth, England; drums) and Graeme Naysmith (b. 9 February 1967, Edinburgh, Scotland; guitar), in response to an advertisement in a music paper. Aided by occasional guitarist Ashley Horner, who event Read more

Yo La Tengo - 16% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This New Jersey, USA-based band has crafted a formidable reputation within the US alternative rock community with their succulent, Velvet Underground -inspired melodicism. Comprising the central husband and wife duo of Ira Kaplan (vocals/guitar) and Georgia Hubley (drums/vocals), plus various associates including regular member James McNew (bass), the band has built a strong re Read more

Archers of Loaf - 13% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in the USA in 1991 when singer Eric Bachmann met guitarist Eric Johnson on a bus in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, the Archers Of Loaf quickly distinguished themselves with a healthy disrespect for pomposity and grandeur in their decidedly lo-fi recordings. With the addition of fellow University of Carolina students Mark Price (drums) and Matt Gentling (bass), they recorde Read more

Deerhoof - 12% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in San Francisco, California, USA by fellow bandmates of goth metal outfit Nitre Pit, Greg Saunier (Maryland, USA; drums) and Rob Fisk (b. California, USA; guitar), the line-up of this experimental rock act has fluctuated since its conception in 1994. Satomi Matsuzaki (b. 9 February 1974, Tokyo, Japan; bass/vocals) joined in 1996 after hearing Fisk and Saunier’s Read more

Ride - 12% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed at art school in Oxfordshire, England, in 1988 by Mark Gardener (vocals/guitar), Andy Bell (11 August 1970, Cardiff, Wales; guitar/vocals), Stephan Queralt (bass) and Laurence Colbert (drums), Ride had a rapid impact on the alternative music scene. Initially described as ‘the House Of Love with chainsaws’, within a year the quartet’s serrated guitar mel Read more

The Jesus and Mary Chain - 11% match to Quickspace

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in East Kilbride, Scotland, this indie quartet originally comprised William Reid (28 October 1958, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals/guitar), Jim Reid (b. 29 December 1961, Glasgow, Scotland; vocals/guitar), Douglas Hart (bass) and Murray Dalglish (drums). In the summer of 1984 they moved to London and signed to Alan McGee’s label, Creation Records. Their debut, ‘Up Read more


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