|Genres:||Electronic & Ambient|
Purveyors of charismatic dance music, Fluke are both a stand-alone musical project and a mixing house for others. The combo was formed by Mike Bryant (Michael James Bryant, 1 May 1960, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England), Michael Tournier (b. Michael James Tournier, 24 May 1963, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, England) and Jonathan Fugler (b. 13 October 1962, St Austell, Cornwall, England). Fugler and Bryant were both formerly in third-rate teenage punk bands: the Leaky Radiators and the Lay Figures. Tournier and Fugler had more prominently been part of Skin. They emerged as Fluke in 1988 with the white label 12-inch, Island Life, and then the following Septembers Thumper!. Other early pop house singles included Joni (complete with a sample from Joni Mitchells Big Yellow Taxi) and Philly, their debut release for Creation Records. Their first live performance was on the lawn of a Kent country...