Avey Tare (born David Portner on April 24th, 1979) is a musician and founding member of Animal Collective. Avey Tare met Animal Collective's Deakin (Josh Dibb), Panda Bear (Noah Lennox), and Geologist (Brian Weitz) in high school. For years, the four of them swapped homemade recordings, shared musical ideas and performed in different group configurations. Avey Tare recorded the Spirit They’re Gone, Spirit They’ve Vanished album with Panda Bear, and initially released the recording on the band's own Animal label in 2000.
There are three artists with this name: 1) UK band The Snakes: It all began in 2002 with Messrs Moor and Davies deciding to mess around with a few tunes for a bit of fun. Without intending to take it much further, there emerged a batch of songs, which, with mates Dan Tilbury on drums and Alex Culpin on bass, created a fire that few could resist dancin round. Headlines followed at the Borderline, Jazz Caf
Brad from Seattle, Washington, USA formed officially in 1992 (though the members had been playing together for a long time before that) and in 1993 released their debut album Shame. Brad includes 4 friends from the Seattle area who are musicians, including Stone Gossard (of Pearl Jam fame), Regan Hagar (former member of an early grunge band Malfunkshun), Shawn Smith (also a member of Pigeonhed and Satchel) and Jeremy Toback also of Ons.
Lotus Plaza is the solo project of Deerhunter's Lockett pundt. His debut LP, entitled The Floodlight Collective, was released on March 23, 2009 by Kranky. Pundt has cited his greatest musical influences as being Stereolab, My Bloody Valentine, and Roxy Music, "on a subliminal level." A second album, Spooky Action at a Distance, was released on April 2, 2012.
Sky Parade is Tommy Dietrick (ex-Brian Jonestown Massacre/Smallstone) with Matt Lindgren, Bobby Bones and Dan Allaire. Sky Parade is influenced by such bands as Love and Rockets, The Church, Primal Scream, The Stone Roses and Spiritualized. Forming as a recording project between Jason Anchondo (the Warlocks/BJM) and Tommy Dietrick in 2004, songs from the debut album Fire In The Sky have received radio play both in the States and abroad.
Creature with the Atom Brain is a Belgian alternative rock band consisting of Millionaire keyboardist Aldo Struyf (Guitar/Keys/Vocals), Dave Schroyen (Drums), Jan Wygers (Bass) and Michiel Van Cleuvenbergen (Guitar). The band have been said to make "fuzzy stripped-back rock’n'roll noise with a generous helping of weird." The band's name is taken from the Roky Erickson & the Aliens song (which in turn was taken from the 1955 film of the same name), with Struyf citing Erickson's former band the 13th Floor Elevators and the man himself as influencing Creature with the Atom Brain's sound.
There are multiple artists with this name: 1. Phase is a psychedelic rock band formed in Larissa, GR in 2003. 2. Phase is an incorrect machine tag for british techno producer Ashley Burchett's work.
1. The trip began in summer 2008 from when the party is collecting experiences and ideas which they are continuously filtering reaching to today
Alfa 9 release their second album Gone To Ground in 2013 on Blow Up Records. The self produced twelve song set was recorded in their home town of Newcastle-under-Lyme at their own Dungeon Studios. Mixed in London by Myles Clarke (The Who / Pete Townsend). After several years had gone by between the release of their debut Then We Begin the band have remerged with Gone To Ground. Now a four piece with the addition of Andrew Vernon on drums: Phil Mason on Guitar / Vocals; Ali Heath - Guitar / Vocals; Lean Jones - Guitar / keyboards; and Andrew Vernon - Drums