The Australian indie-pop band the Cat's Miaow formed in May, 1992; a quartet composed of members of the incestuous Melbourne music scene, they featured vocalist Kerrie (formerly of The Beat Poets and Tra La La), guitarist Bart (from Blairmailer and Girl of the World), bassist Andrew (also of Blairmailer, as well as The Ampersands) and drummer Cameron (ex-Girl of the World).
Pipas are Lupe Núñez-Fernandez and Mark Powell (if a duo can be considered a band or a gang, then they are). They formed in London, UK around the year 2000 but now they live separated by an ocean: Lupe in Madrid and Mark in Brooklyn. But despite this continue to play, record and tour.
The Sugargliders (3/2/89-10/6/94) were the creation of Melbourne brothers Josh and Joel Meadows, who were teenagers when they started playing gigs and recording for indie label Summershine Records. The 'gliders went on to become part of the legendary Sarah Records stable, releasing ten 7" singles and a compilation LP, We're All Trying To Get There (SARAH619), before self-combusting in June 1994.
Trembling Blue Stars is a London based band led by former Northern Picture Library, The Yesterday Sky and The Field Mice frontman Bobby Wratten, considered by many the most brilliant and prolific songwriter in the recent history of British indie pop. Besides Wratten the current line-up includes Keris Howard, Beth Arzy and Jonathan Akerman, in many ways making the band an indie pop supergroup.
Language of Flowers were a 5-piece indie-pop band originally from Belfast in Northern Ireland signed to San Francisco indie label Shelflife Records. As of 2006 its members are located in London, Manchester and Belfast. The band's sound is characteristic of the British C86 movement with heavy use of jangling Rickenbacker 12-string guitars, airy female vocals and bright pop melodies.
Mighty Mighty were formed in the early 80's by Mick Geoghegan and Hugh Harkin out of their shared love of soul music, Postcard Records, The Velvet Underground and Socialist Worker Party politics. By 1985 the band had settled with the line-up of Mick (guitar and lyrics), Hugh (vocals), Russell Burton (bass & b.vox), David "H" Hennessy (drums) and Pete Geoghegan (Vox organ and guitar).
Aberdeen were an American rock band. Their musical style is similar to twee pop. The band formed in 1993 and by 1994 was signed to the seminal British label Sarah Records; they were one of only three American bands signed to Sarah (the other two being East River Pipe and The Springfields).
The Proctors are an Indie Pop band formed in 1993 in the Midlands area of England. They are signed to label Shelflife Records. The band has rarely played live, but has gained a loyal following through their recordings alone.
East Village, essentially a duo featuring brothers Martin Kelly and Paul Kelly, stood out from the drug-infused, rave-obsessed U.K. music scene of the late ‘80s by championing the ‘60s jangle of the Byrds and early Beatles. Actually formed in the mid-‘80s as Episode 4, East Village had a retro, unfashionable style that only really caught on right before they broke up.
Comet Gain is a British indie rock band with heavy influences from Dexys Midnight Runners and northern soul. The band includes ex-Huggy Bear bass player Jon Slade and included future Velocette members Sarah Bleach and Jax Coombes.