The Ladybug Transistor is an indie pop band from Brooklyn, NY associated with The elephant 6 Collective.
The band was started in 1995 by Gary Olson, Edward Powers and Javier Villegas with an album called "Marlborough Farms". Adding and subtracting a couple of members they have recorded five albums since then:
With Jeff Baron and Jennifer Baron added to the lineup they released Beverley Atonale in 1997.
Powers left the band, and the remaining members, with San Fadyl and Sasha Bell of The Essex Green and solo act Finishing School, embarked on a United States tour.
With a more stable lineup, the band released The Albemarle Sound in 1999, as well as added violinist Julia Rydholm, also of The Essex Green, to the lineup. In 2001, Argyle Heir was released, and the band released a self-titled album in 2003, which was recorded...
The Ladybug Transistor