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This UK trio, comprising Ann Shenton, Stephen Clayton and Barry Smith (aka Barry 7), produced a disconcerting fusion of electronica and lo-fi rock that they dubbed avant hard. Smith’s background included work as a DJ on pirate station Radio Stalin in Prague. He met Shenton in 1993, adopting the Add N To (X) moniker (taken from a mathematical formula) in 1994 when they added Theremin expert Clayton to the line-up. The trio released a low-key debut, Vero Electronics, in 1996, and played live... Read more