Alt-pop and French-wave outfit formed in 1990 in London.

Key members include Tim Gane, Laetitia Sadier, Andy Ramsay, Simon Johns and Julien Gasc.

Their music is a combination of motorik-rhythm, lounge pop and Krautrock, releasing their debut album, "Peng!" in 1992, followed by: "Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements" (1993), "Mars Audiac Quintet" (1994), "Emperor Tomato Ketchup" (1996), "Dots and Loops" (1997), "Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage in the Milky Night" (1999), "Sound-Dust" (2001), "Margerine Eclipse" (2004), "Chemical Chords" (2008), plus 2010's: "Not Music".

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