The Go! Team

Genres: Pop / Rock
Descriptive "tags": indie electronic indie rock indie pop alternative dance rock british Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades Active: 2000s


Although marketed as a full band, the Go! Team’s 2005 debut album was recorded by Ian Parton (Wales) and his brother on samplers and a four-track. According to Parton, ‘About 5 years ago I got an old eighties sampler and a four-track (tape recorder), and (along with brother and engineer Gareth) just started welding ideas from songs with samples I’d heard in random places and live instruments.’ Based in Brighton, East Sussex, the Go! Team made their debut in 2001 with Get It Together EP on the tiny UK independent label Pickled Egg. It soon got the attention of Memphis Industries in the USA, home to acts as diverse as Dungen and El Perro Del Mar, and they signed to the label in mid-2002. The singles ‘Junior Kickstart’, ‘The Power Is On’, ‘Ladyflash’ and ‘Bottle Rocket’ followed. All were cut-and-paste hip-hop, northern soul, and indie pop hi-breds, real dancefloor friendly jams. In 2004 Memphis Industries...

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