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Built to Spill

Built to Spill
Formed: 1992 in Boise, ID
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Group Members: Scott Plouf, Doug Martsch, Brett Netson, Brett Nelson, John McMahon, Ralf Youtz
Biography: Built to Spill were one of the most popular indie rock acts of the '90s, finding the middle ground between postmodern, Pavement-style pop and the loose, spacious jamming of Neil Young. From the outset, the band was a vehicle for singer/songwriter/guitarist Doug Martsch, who revived the concept of the ...Read full biography
Keep It Like A Secret
Released: 1999
Label: Warner Bros.
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Perhaps realizing that their time on a major label was likely limited, Built to Spill made a gutsy choice for Keep It Like a Secret, their second album for Warner Brothers. They embraced the sounds of ...Read full review
Perfect From Now On
Released: 1997
Label: Warner Bros.
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Not many groups would take a major-label contract as a cue to put out an album where the shortest song is still a radio-unfriendly five minutes in length. For that listeners can thank their stars that ...Read full review
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