Jeff Tarleton: "As a teenager the inevitable happened and I formed my first and only band. We were a three-piece named Trancegland. When the drummer quit to join the army, Deb Agolli joined and we changed our name to Viv Akauldren. With me on vocals, guitar and bass and Keir McDonald on synths, farfisa and bass we toured five hard years on the US underground scene. I don't want to go into details here about the band but the hard facts are we made 3 LPs, an EP and a couple of singles. (All are out of print but you can still find them if you're lucky). There were amazing performances too, that I will never forget as long as I live and I know there's a lot of people out there that feel the same way. We played with a lot of great bands. Quite a few got famous in the 90s but then was really an innocent t
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Two gals and one guy from Cincinnati. A great album from the 1990s- lots of nice guitar-y jangle pop and female vocals (like an underproduced Let's Active), and then the guy shows up with his crappy distortion pedal and makes it sound like Beat Happening's snotty little brother.
And then the third track, "Let's Smoke," and the eighth track, "Pussy Strut" could be the a- and b-side of some lost garage 45.