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Alicja Trout

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Alicja Trout is a Memphis-based American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter and artist.
She is best known for her work with the synth-heavy Lost Sounds, which she started with Jay Reatard. Her current band, the River City Tanlines, were named an essential Memphis band by Spin Magazine in December 2007.[1]
Trout also owns and operates Contaminated Records, her own independent record label. In 2009 she was featured on the MTV show $5 Cover.acts Lost Sounds
River City Tanlines
Jay Reatard
The Fitts

The Clears
Mouserocket
Destruction Unit
Black Sunday Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Genres Rock
Synthpunk
Synthpop
Garage Rock
Rock and roll
Punk rock
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, artist
Instruments Vocals, guitar, bass, keyboard
Years active 1996 - present
Labels Contaminated Records
In the Red
Empty RecordsOther musical projects

After the Lost Sounds “abruptly yet not unexpectedly” disbanded in May 2005, Trout’s focus switched to the River City Tanlines, a more rock and roll oriented band. [2] Trout has also played a part in a number of other Memphis-based rock bands, including: The Clears, The Fitts, The CC Riders, Mouserocket, Destruction Unit and Black Sunday.[3]
In April 2010, Certified PR Records released a 7 inch record of her latest solo project, “Alicja-Pop!”.[4]
Selected discography

The Clears
The Clears LP (Resort Theory Entertainment, 1997, RT 006)
The Clears CD (Smells Like Records, 1997, SLR 23)
The Fitts

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  • mrbonzoorubber2

    I used to work with Alicja Trout,Amy Lavere,Eric Oblivian at Sun Studio's cafe

    5 Oct 2010 Reply
  • mistertug

    13 Songs Not Right For Any Of My Bands To Play - very cool.

    20 Dec 2008 Reply