Alison Statton (vocals) and Spike Williams (violin, viola, guitar) were founder members of the band Weekend, formed in 1981 after the split of celebrated low-fi electronica pioneers Young Marble Giants. Between 1991 and 1997 they released the EP 'Weekend in Wales' and two studio albums, 'Tidal Blues' and 'The Shady Tree'.
Stuart Moxham was guitarist and principal songwriter for Welsh post-punk outfit Young Marble Giants (1978-1980), whose 1980 album Colossal Youth is one of the most highly regarded indie cult post-punk recordings.
The Haircuts were the duo of Teresa Daniele (Sarah, Plain + Tall/Paint Your Wagon Red) and Ryan Marquez (Apple Orchard/Sodajerk). Inspired by tweepop, some C86-era bands, classic K Records stuff, and a love for tape hiss! All the songs were recorded onto 4-track by swapping tapes between the US and Canada..
The Occasional Keepers comprise Bobby Wratten (The Field Mice, Northern Picture Library, Trembling Blue Stars) together with Caesar and Carolyn Allen (The Wake), featuring guest appearances from Beth Arzy (Aberdeen, Trembling Blue Stars) and Michael Hiscock (The Field Mice).
Formed in 1988, Bristol based six piece The Haywains played jangly guitar pop fronted by a distinctive boy-girl duel vocal delivery. The band were to become a familiar name on the UK's 'indie-pop' scene of the late 80's and early 90's.
The Hit Parade are an indie pop group based in London, UK. Named after the NBC US TV show Your Hit Parade which was broadcast across America in the 1950s as a showcase of the best of chart music, The Hit Parade were formed in 1984 by three British schoolfriends Raymond Watts, Matthew Moffatt and Julian Henry. The group have released five CDs and nine singles to date.