Stereolab
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1990
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Stereolab Biography (Wikipedia)

Stereolab are an English-French avant-pop band formed in 1990 in London. The band originally comprised songwriting team Tim Gane (guitar/keyboards) and Lætitia Sadier (vocals/keyboards/guitar), both of whom remained at the helm across many lineup changes. Other long-time members include Mary Hansen (backing vocals/keyboards/guitar), who played with the group from 1992 until her accidental death in 2002, and Andy Ramsay (drums), who joined in 1993, and who is still in the official line-up.

Called "one of the most fiercely independent and original groups of the Nineties," Their primary musical influence was 1970s krautrock, which they combined with lounge, 1960s pop, and experimental pop music. They were noted for their heavy use of vintage electronic keyboards, and their sound often overlays a repetitive "motorik" beat with female vocals sung in English or French. Stereolab were one of the first bands to be termed "post-rock". Stereolab often incorporates socio-political themes into their lyrics. Some critics[weasel words] say the group's lyrics carry a strong Marxist message, and both Gane and Sadier admit to being influenced by the Surrealist and Situationist cultural and political movements. Gane is skeptical of labels such as "Marxist pop", and defends the band against accusations of "sloganeering".

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Three-Dee Melodie
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Three-Dee Melodie
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Escape Pod (From the World of Medical Observations)
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Escape Pod (From the World of Medical Observations)
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Wow and Flutter
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Wow and Flutter
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Doubt (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Doubt (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Changer (BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Changer (BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Difficult Fourth Title (BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Difficult Fourth Title (BBC Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Wow And Flutter (John Peel Session, 28 Sep 1993)
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Wow And Flutter (John Peel Session, 28 Sep 1993)
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Heavy Denim (John Peel Session, 28 Sep 1993)
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Heavy Denim (John Peel Session, 28 Sep 1993)
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Super Electric (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Super Electric (Radio 1 John Peel Session, 30 Jul 1991)
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Refractions In The Plastic Pulse (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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Refractions In The Plastic Pulse (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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The Light (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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The Light (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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Miss Modular (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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Miss Modular (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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A Flower Called Nowhere (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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A Flower Called Nowhere (John Peel Session, 24 Sep 1997)
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The Flower Called Nowhere
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The Flower Called Nowhere
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