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Up to date as of February 02, 2010

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Founded: 1990

Headquarters: London, UK

Website Link(s): Official Site

Contents

Label(s)

Genre(s)

RIYL

Band Members

  • Tim Gane
  • Lætitia Sadier
  • Martin Kean
  • Joe Dilworth
  • Russell Yates
  • Mick Conroy
  • Andy Ramsay
  • Mary Hansen
  • Sean O'Hagan
  • Duncan Brown
  • Dave Pajo
  • Richard Harrison
  • Simon Johns
  • Gina Morris
  • Katharine Gifford
  • Morgane Lhote

Includes Members of

Band Biography

Stereolab are primarily a duo of core members Tim Gane & Lætitia Sadier, although they've been joined by many other musicians throughout their career. Perhaps the most famous of these other musicians is the late Mary Hansen who provided a lot of vocals during her tenure with the group, along with other instrumentation. Their sound is a french-pop inspired space-age/retro-futuristic type of music with lots of influences. Their lyrics are often political, but subtly so. Vocals play a subversive role in Stereolab, often sneaking under the radar; in "Jenny Ondoline", there's a line "I don't care if the fascists have to win", and the song "Nothing To Do With Me" from Sound-Dust features lyrics taken from Chris Morris' TV series Jam, featuring lyrics like "Could you please fix my baby/He hasn't moved for three weeks" and "Did you prescribe my daughter/A pound of heroin/I'm sorry/I can't see/I seem to have blinded myself".

Discography

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Albums

Studio

  • Peng!
  • The Groop Played "Space Age Bachelor Pad Music"
  • Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements
  • Mars Audiac Quintet
  • Emperor Tomato Ketchup
  • Dots and Loops
  • Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night
  • Sound-Dust
  • Margerine Eclipse

Compilations

  • Switched On
  • Refried Ectoplasm
  • Aluminum Tunes
  • ABC Music
  • Oscillons from the Anti-Sun
  • Fab Four Suture

EPs

  • Music for the Amorphous Body Study Center (with Charles Long)
  • The First of the Microbe Hunters
  • Instant 0 In The Universe
  • Kyberneticka Babicka

Singles

Appears On

Compilations

  • Sampler 004
  • Dimension Mix
  • 10+3 Remixes
  • The Free Design: The Now Sound Redefined
  • Fabulous Shit
  • The Record Shop - Thirty Years Of Rough Trade Shops

Soundtracks

  • Moog
  • Alternative 3

Mix CDs

Radio Shows

Further Reading


This article uses material from the "Stereolab" article on the Music wiki at Wikia and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike License.

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