Mike 'Billy' Bainbridge, Mark Cancellara and Michael Johnston all keyboards, vocoders and fx.
Formed in Birmingham (UK) in late 1994 when Mark & Mike started to buy old analogue keyboards and fx and began to rehearse making huge soundscapes. Mike was living with Billy (who was in another band at the time) who bought himself a keyboard and joined the band.
The band started gigging as support to local band such as Pram & Broadcast. In 1997 the band were approached by Wurlitzer Jukebox who released the single 'press a key' on the strength of this the band were signed to Warp and in September 1998 released the single 'plock'. This was tipped as one of the singles of the year by NME, Melody Maker, Dazed & Confused etc.
An album 'For Beginner Piano' was released in September 1999 to wide spread critical acclaim of th...
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