Beginning their career as the most popular surf band in the nation, the Beach Boys finally emerged by 1966 as America's pre-eminent pop group, the only act able to challenge (for a brief time) the overarching success of the Beatles with both mainstream listeners and the critical community. From their
Retrofitted pop band the Clientele had obvious roots in the hazy, autumnal glare of Galaxie 500 and Felt. Just as those bands took their Velvet Underground and Television records to heart without being derivative, the Clientele were able to chalk up an extensive discography riddled with lush melodies
The Zombies formed in 1961 in St Albans, England, and gained their initial reputation playing the Old Verulamians Rugby Club in that town. The group was formed whilst the members were at school. Some sources state that Argent, Atkinson and Grundy were at St Albans School, while Blunstone and White we
Air is a French (from region Ile-de-France) music duo, consisting of Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel. The name Air is a backronym for Amour, Imagination, Reve which translates to Love, Imagination, Dream.
Air's debut EP, Premiers Symptomes, was followed by the critically acclaimed album Moon