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Spiritualized - 98% match to Spacemen 3

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

The Brian Jonestown Massacre - 54% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Telescopes - 52% match to Spacemen 3

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 - 45% match to Spacemen 3

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

Bardo Pond - 42% match to Spacemen 3

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

13th Floor Elevators - 38% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Austin, Texas, USA in 1965, this influential psychedelic rock band evolved from the nucleus of the Lingsmen, a popular local attraction. The original line-up included Stacey Sutherland (guitar), Benny Thurman (bass), John Ike Walton (drums) and Max Rainey (vocals), but the latter was replaced by Roky Erickson (Roger Kynard Erickson, 15 July 1947, Dallas, Texas, USA Read more

My Bloody Valentine - 34% match to Spacemen 3

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

Pale Saints - 33% match to Spacemen 3

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

The Jesus and Mary Chain - 32% match to Spacemen 3

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

Psychic Ills - 29% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Wooden Shjips - 28% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Ride - 27% match to Spacemen 3

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 United States Of America - 26% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 2000s
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Formed in 1967 by New York-born electronics composer Joseph Byrd (Tucson, Arizona, USA). The rest of the line-up comprised University of California Los Angeles students Dorothy Moskowitz (vocals), Gordon Marron (electric violin), Rand Forbes (bass) and Craig Woodson (drums). The quintet’s lone, self-titled album, a biting satire on contemporary America, featured several Read more

The House of Love - 23% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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After a short spell with the ill-fated, glam rock-inspired Kingdoms, vocalist and guitarist Guy Chadwick (21 March 1956, Hanover, Germany) teamed up with drummer Pete Evans (b. 22 October 1957, Swansea, Wales), guitarist Terry Bickers (b. 6 September 1965, Fulham, London, England), bass player Chris Groothuizen (b. New Zealand) and vocalist/guitarist Andrea Heukamp to form U Read more

The Red Crayola - 23% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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