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Spiritualized - 91% 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

Brian Jonestown Massacre - 71% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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The Telescopes - 57% 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

The Warlocks - 52% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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Los Angeles, California, USA-based psychedelic rock band fronted by guitarist and vocalist Bobby Hecksher. The Florida born Hecksher made his name on the Los Angeles underground scene with the bands Charles Brown Superstar and the Magic Pacer, and during the mid-90s collaborated with fellow sonic mavericks Beck and Brian Jonestown Massacre. Hecksher branched out on his own in t Read more

The Jesus And Mary Chain - 38% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Galaxie 500 - 32% 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

Flying Saucer Attack - 29% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This experimental post-rock outfit was formed in Bristol, England by multi-instrumentalist Dave Pearce and bass player Rachel Brook. The two members had originally played in Lynda’s Strange Vacation alongside Matt Elliot and Kate Wright, but set up the Flying Saucer Attack project in 1992 to pursue their interest in lo-fi four-track home-recording. The duo initially releas Read more

Wooden Shjips - 28% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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13th Floor Elevators - 26% 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 - 26% 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

Bardo Pond - 25% 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

Suicide - 24% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This US duo was an important influence on Birthday Party, Soft Cell, Sigue Sigue Sputnik, Nine Inch Nails and the Sisters Of Mercy with their potent fusion of rockabilly and electronic music on cheap equipment. Singer Alan Vega and multi-instrumentalist Martin Rev polarized audiences in Max’s Kansas City and other New York clubs in the early 70s, remaining unheard on vinyl Read more

Ride - 23% 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

Chapterhouse - 22% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Formed in Reading, England in 1987 by Andrew Sherriff (5 May 1969, Wokingham, England; guitar/vocals), Stephen Patman (b. 8 November 1968, Windsor, Berkshire, England; guitar), Simon Rowe (b. 23 June 1969, Reading, Berkshire, England; guitar), Jon Curtis (bass) and Ashley Bates (b. 2 November 1971, Reading, Berkshire, England; drums), Chapterhouse took the unusual step of re Read more

Moon Duo - 19% match to Spacemen 3

Genres: Pop / Rock
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