Dis- was an amazing band that hailed from Milwaukee. That being said, they were the first band on Twelve Inch Records to not be from the Twin Cities, which really doesn’t mean anything I suppose, but was a neat fact nonetheless.
After "The Money Shot" 5 song EP on Divot Records, a 7" single on Actionboy and several compilation appearances, Chicago's Lustre King have finally begun working on their debut LP, SHOOT THE MESSENGER available on Southern Records spring of 1999.
Ativin are an angular rock band from Bloomington, Indiana. They have released five studio recordings to date since their formation in 1994:
Pills Versus Planes (1996)
German Water (1999)
Summing the Approach (1999)
From the Minnesota tundra comes Bozart, an instrumental rock duo from Minneapolis. Formed in 1997 from the wreckage of the Portland math-rock institution Holgator, Bozart employs a host of odd time signatures.
Math rock band Creta Bourzia's members are the new Don Caballero, with original Don Cab drummer Damon Che recruiting them to play his former bandmates' parts (with whom he had an acrimonious split), and now having released an album of new material.
Pittsburgh’s Knot Feeder is comprised of bassist Andy Curl, guitarist Mike Banfield (ex-Don Caballero), guitarist Andrew Grossmann (ex-Tabula Rasa) and drummer and vocalist Rob Spagiare (ex-Tabula Rasa).